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WMO World Championships

By Editor | Oct 19, 2017

A fantastic achievement by Hannah Mercer of SKC England at the recent ‘W M O’ World Championships.  She placed first (Gold) in Team Kata and second (Silver) in Individual Kata. The Championships were held in Dublin over 3 days, 11/12/13 October.   Hannah performed fantastically against very strong competition from Canada, Australia and South African as well…

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By Editor | Oct 16, 2017

The following are the medal winners at the SKCE National Championships held on Sunday 15th October 2017 at the Willesden Sports Centre.  Photographs and report to follow :-   KUMITE BOYS & GIRLS JUNIOR 12yrs & under   Up to 8th Kyu 1st Martha Pouffou 2nd Elijah Dubery-Coupe 3rd Ryan Attout   KUMITE BOYS JUNIOR…

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SKCE Black Belt Hits The Top 10

By Editor | Aug 26, 2017

SKC England Black Belt, Beezy Marsh who trains with Sensei Sue Sinclair at GURNELL Leisure Centre, has hit the top 10 books in the Sunday Times Best Sellers list, with her latest novel “Keeping My Sisters’ Secrets ” Full article and photos to follow…  

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IJKA World Championships 2017

By Editor | Jul 14, 2017

The SKCE 2017 Team selected by Squad Coach Leon, travelled to Cork, Ireland on Saturday, 8 July to compete at the IJKA 2017 World Championships. We didn’t spend a long time in Cork but it was sunny (not what we were expecting!) and the locals were friendly, so a very nice location for these Championships.…

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Beezy’s Book Launch

By Editor | Jun 11, 2017

Celebrating SKCE Black Belt Beezy Marsh’s 3rd book;  Launched amid great fanfare in the west end with students and instructors from her Gurnell Dojo. Other guests present included luminaries from the literary and film world.  Beezy was kind enough to thank Kilburn Karate Club in the acknowledgments.  The evening culminated in an impromptu performance of…

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By Editor | May 24, 2017

SKCE’s first Black and Brown belt course of the year produced a total of 50 black belts awarded. Ashmole Academy was again the venue where 100’s of karateka gathered for the training course which preceded the grading and was given by SKCE’s Senior Instructors, Sensei’s Eric Pich, Peter Welsh, Darren Welsh, Graham Mercer and Sue…

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Anglia Kata Competition

By Editor | May 23, 2017

  INDIVIDUAL EVENTS RESULT Boys 4 & 5 yrs 1st David Rodrigues (open grade) 2nd Rares Barna 3rd Henry Harrison     Girls 4 & 5 yrs 1st Elizabeth Price (open grade) 2nd Laura-Leigh Oie 3rd Eleanor Burger     Boys 6 & 7 yrs 1st Yuvraj Thoham (open grade) 2nd Christopher Sherman 3rd Thomas…

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KWF National Competition

By Editor | May 12, 2017

  Individual Events Boys & Girls Individual Kata 10-12yrs   Ellie Lewis – 1st Ariah Branch -3rd   Junior Boys Individual Kata 13-15yrs   Joshua Han – 1st   Junior Boys Individual Kumite 13-15yrs   Joshua Han – 2nd   Girls Individual Kumite 10-12yrs   Safa Naja – 1st Jaime Harris – 3rd   Boys…

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British Open Karate Championships – 30th April

By Editor | May 5, 2017

  Girls Team Kata Bronze: Ellie Lewis, Jaime Harris and Jodie Harris Girls Individual Kumite Silver: Jaime Harris Male Cadet Individual Kumite Bronze: Oliver Hood Mens Individual Kumite   (Shobu Sanbon) Bronze: Leon Gordon Mens Individual Kumite (Shobu Ippon) Bronze: Curtis Wilmot Junior Male Team Kumite Bronze: Adam Doukha, Marwan Dowidar and Sam Hubbard Male Cadet Team Kumite Bronze: Aron Davis, Joshua…

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