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By Editor | May 10, 2018

      INDIVIDUAL EVENTS RESULT Girls & Boys 4 to 7 yrs 1st Bibi Henson (open grade) 2nd Rares Barna 3rd Chloe Master Girls 8 to 11 yrs 1st Alice Wright 3rd Kyu (brown) & above 2nd Hannah Jacques 3rd Daisy McQuaid Boys 8 to 11 yrs 1st Isaak Yeoman 3rd Kyu (brown) &…

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Another Book Launch

By Editor | May 10, 2018

Sarah Harris walked into our Kilburn Dojo 4 years ago with her sons James and Luke.  She was dedicated and enthusiastic and rather good at kumite.  So we at Gurnell were not surprised by her success as a journalist and author, but were incredibly proud to be part of her book launch earlier this week. …

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JSKA UK Competition – 3rd February 2018

By Editor | Apr 29, 2018

SKCE Results: Freddie Pinkney won silver in Boys Individual Kumite 10-11 yrs Dylan Hughes won silver in Boys Individual Kata 12-13 yrs. Jodie Harris won bronze in Girls Individual Kata 14-15 yrs. Joshua Han won gold in Individual Kata 16-17 yrs. Alexandra Merisoiu won gold in Senior Female Individual Kata and silver in Senior Female…

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Bracknell Legends Open 2018

By Editor | Mar 5, 2018

The weather was so awful that many of those on SKCE 2018 Squad entered for the competition could not get to Bracknell on the day.  However, our results were great:   Individual Kata under 12yrs up to 4th Kyu Daisy McQuaid – 1st t Max Bentley – 2nd Nadeen Abdelwahid – 3rd (joint)   Individual…

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SKCE Special Spring Course

By Editor | Feb 25, 2018

Willesden Sports Centre – 25th Feb 2018 Some photo’s of our recent ‘all grades’ course, courtesy of John Deehan.   Enjoy. …and check the diary for the next event

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Joshua Han – SKCE 2017 Squad Member – Four Times Individual Kata World Champion

By Editor | Dec 31, 2017

Joshua has now won a World Champion title in Individual Kata four times since 2015. SKDUN 2015 SKDUN 2016 IJKA Word Championship 2017 FSKA World Championship 2017 He also has a World title in Team Kata with two other members of the SKCE 2017 Squad – IJKA World Championship 2017

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Rasheed Graham & Prince Phillip

By Editor | Dec 16, 2017

Rasheed Graham, one of Kilburn SKC black belt students was awarded his LAPL flying certificate by Prince Phillip, in Scotland. As a young child Rasheed dreamt of becoming a pilot. In order to advance his dream, he joined the ATC and through his hard work attained his dream. He is currently at university finishing his…

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By Editor | Dec 5, 2017

                  SKCE Squad Coach, Leon awarded trophies to members of the SKCE 2017 Squad/Team and Sensei Eric presented these at the SKCE 2018 Squad Selection on Sunday 3 December before selection commenced. Most improved Female Squad member 2017 – Jodie Harris Since agreeing to be entered for…

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Sensei Mick (Mike) Grey 5th Dan JKA 15.09.1946 – 13.04.1991

By Editor | Dec 1, 2017

Some months ago my nephew Matthew Grey asked if I could help him build a memorial website to his late father and my younger brother Mick (Mike) Grey 5th dan without whom I would never have started this wonderful journey of my lifetime – karate. As a youngster Mike was constantly handicapped by severe bronchial…

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