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June 2022JKA England National competition club acheivment

June 18th, 2022

Well done to all of our competitors today representing the club, for some of you it was the first time at a JKA competition event, please remember Karate is the practise of continuous improvement of oneself. for which I note a couple of you have improved since your last attempt, so if you were not lucky enough to progress this time, then hopefully next time you will get a bit further, never stop trying to improving yourself.

!!!!!!! Congratulations !!!!!!!

Blake (Boys age 6-9)Kata 🥇 Kumite 🥇

Elle (Girls age 10-12)Kata 🥈 Kumite🥇

Denisa (girls 13-15)Kumite 🥈

Yunus (Male age 19-39)Kata 🥉 Kumite🥉

Claire (Female age 40+)Kata (final) 4th Place Kumite (Qtr Final)

Lilly (Female age 16-18)Kumite (semi final)

Andrew (Male age 40+ Brown & black Belt )Kata (round 2)

Anis and Melissa participated for the first time in children Kumite

Legends Bracknell Results

March 27th, 2022

Well done to all of the team that took part in the Legends competition in Bracknell Saturday 26 March

Blake: 🥈 Juniors Kumite
Lily: 🥈Ladies Team Kumite
Salmaan mens : 🥇Kumite Nasir 🥈Kumite Mens
Denisa: 🥉 Girls Kumite
Claire: 🥈 Kata🥉 Kumite 🥈 Team Kumite
Gina:🥉Kata 🥈Kumite 🥈 Team Kumite

Blake 2nd Place individual Kumite
Denisa 3rd Place individual kumite
Neha on her way to 5th place from a big group Performing Heian Nidan

Neha & Denisa competing for 3rd place individual Kumite.

Lilly on the left in mixed Kata competition

Blake on his way to 2nd place kumite

April Event Dates & Closures

March 11th, 2022

Please take note of the following dates

The club will be Closed for short period directly after the Grading event 2nd April at all of its training locations. Our first lesson back will be Monday 11th April @ Given Wilson Institute

Monday 18th (Bank Holiday Monday) please contact sensei if you wish to train otherwise the lesson will be cancelled from the booking site.

April 30th JKA K2 International Course all students are welcome to attend. please note both locations will be closed on Saturday April 30th

January 2022 update

January 8th, 2022

We are open at all locations

Please note there will be no Lessons on Saturday 29 Jan as Sensei will be at the JKA England AGM in Nottingham.

Please update you calendar’s for this year’s Grading dates below

2nd April 2022 from  9 45 AM until 4 pm

16th July 2022 from  9 45 AM  until 4 pm

11th December  2022  from  9 45 – 3:30 pm

Finally 1st Kyu thinking of grading this year I would advised you to look at the JKA calendar to work when you think you will be ready to Grade. Set your goals!!!

Dan Grading

When  Sun, 27 February, 11:00 – 17:00

JKAE National Course and Dan Grading – Guildford Spectrum

Where : Guildford Spectrum, Parkway, Guildford GU1 1UP, UK

Description : 11am-1pm Training, 2pm-5pm Dan Grading

Congratulations to our club participates and medallists at the 2021 JKA England Open Championships Competition

October 31st, 2021

Well done and thank you to all club participates, parent and coaches that attended the JKA England Open Championships Competition at the K2 Crawley yesterday.

Congratulation to Salmaan, Blake and Denisa for medalling yesterday morning you are inspirations to all our club members. Special Well done to Lilly taking part in kumite for first time as a Brown belt.

Salmaan in his first JKA competition see full video
Denisa on her way to see full video
Blake on his way to one of his Kumite medals see full Video
Lilly taking part in her first competition for 2 years

September Restart Update

September 1st, 2021

Parents Guardians please updated your calendars with the following dates

Saturday 30 October JKAE Open Championships – K2 Crawley

JKA England 1 day National course and Dan grading Saturday 4th December –K2 Crawley

Updated Club Grading 11th December with JKA England Chief instructor Sensei Otha 7th Dan, Castle Green Leisure Center , Gale Street, RM9 4UN