Posts Tagged ‘SKCE’

IJKA World Championships 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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50 NEW BLACK BELTS AT BLACK AND BROWN BELT COURSE

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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British Open Karate Championships – 30th April

  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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17th Legends Open, Bracknell March 2017

  SKC England Results   Best Male Competitor – Warren Tetsola     1st Men’s Individual Kumite – Warren Tetsola   1st Junior Boys Kumite 12 -13yrs – Marwan Dowidar   1st Junior Kata 12-15yrs – Joshua Han    2nd Girls Kumite 12-13yrs  – Rawan Naja    3rd Children Sanbon Kumite Under 12yrs – Sophia Malte…

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JSKA UK CHAMPIONSHIPS

On Saturday 4th February the SKCE squad took part in the JSKA UK Championships. Well done everyone.  Here are our results.     Ellie Lewis 1st Girls 13years & Under Individual Kata 1st Girls 13years & Under Individual Kumite   Joshua Han 1st Boys 14-15years Individual Kata   Dawid Roj 2nd Mens Individual Kumite  …

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SKCE National Championships

The following are the medal winners at the SKCE National Championships held on Sunday 27th November 2016 at the Willesden Sports Centre. KUMITE MALE VETERAN   Up to 8th Kyu 1st Evo Hristov 2nd Julian Bentley 3rd Steve Whiteman   KUMITE MALE VETERAN   6th to 4th Kyu 1st James Garlick 2nd Gary Maddams 3rd Mark Taylor…

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World Championships 2016

WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP 2016 BOURGAS, BULGARIA REPORT – By Chairman Gerry Grey We experienced an unexpected and disappointing start to these Championships when at the very last minute 3 of our Senior male competitors had to withdraw.  As you can imagine apart from the effect this had on their individual events there were major consequences for…

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Thank You To Everyone Who Sponsored Hannah!

Hannah Mercer did a sponsored Katathon last year and raised £600 from SKCE students and parents for young Ryan. Contributions went towards his new trike and a special walker. Both of which you can see in the clip. We just want to say a huge thank you to all who sponsored Hannah. Please take a…

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WMO National Championships

  A very small group of SKCE 2016 Squad members competed at the WMO (President, Alfie Lewis) National Championships 2016 on Sunday, 21 February in Rugby. The event was the first Nationals for this organisation, with the intention of bringing all types of martial arts competing under one roof. All SKCE Squad members who placed…

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SKDUN WORLD CHAMPIONSHIPS OCTOBER 2015

SUBOTICA AND SKDUN 23RD WORLD CHAMPIONSHIPS OCTOBER 2015 -By Gerry Grey The SKCE competitors, officials and parents accompanying us assembled at Terminal 4 London Heathrow all on time, except one late arrival that is, as eventually we checked in for Air Serbia flight to Belgrade, Serbia. A good flight made even better by an unexpectedly…

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ANOTHER SUCCESSFUL GRADING PRODUCES 59 NEW DAN GRADES

Sunday 1st November 2015 at Ashmole Academy, Southgate saw over 180 students attending the final SKCE Black and Brown Belt Course and grading for 2015. The course training started later than usual but there was a reasonable turn out with everyone eager to get training.  The training session focusing on the different syllabus requirements necessary…

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SKCE National Championships – Sunday 13th September 2015

Sunday 13th September saw in excess of 275 competitors taking part in the SKCE national championships. The morning events commenced pretty well on time starting with childrens individual kata’s for all ages and then adults including on this occasion veteran categories for ladies and men. The morning finished with team kata for seniors, family and…

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New Set Of Wheels

Members of a local karate club are celebrating after raising enough money for a new minibus. The Shotokan Kettering and Corby club, which includes Punchin’ Pandas, picked up the keys for its new minibus last week after raising enough funds to buy the much-needed vehicle. Nick Binder, instructor for the club, said: “This has been…

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ENOEDA SENSEI 9TH DAN JKA 4th July 1935 to 29th March 2003

The 29th March 2015 was 12 years on since the passing of Enoeda Sensei. For many years some of us were extremely fortunate to have come under his commanding influence and guidance. He was the most charismatic and inspirational karate instructor and mentor you could ever wish for. Enoeda Sensei was at the forefront of…

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BLACK / BROWN BELT COURSE 5th October 2014 at Ashmole Academy

Another highly successful SKCE course was held at Ashmole Academy with approximately 180 taking part. Dan grade examinations were held after the course and the following successfully achieved their grade under the scrutiny of 9 senior examiners of SKCE and our congratulations to you all :-   SHODAN PASSES (1st Dan) GIRLS BOYS Jodie HARRIS…

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Anglia Kata Competition

Why ‘Anglia’ well simply because the original club Wellingborough, now SKCE Englands oldest at 40 years, has spread its associated clubs throughout the main area counties of Northamptonshire, Cambridgeshire and Lincolnshire. Around 150 competitors, mostly children took part in this kata competition aged from 5 years upwards on Saturday 7th June 2014 at the Kingswood…

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Black And Brown Course, Plus Dan Grading

Sunday the 11th May saw our first black and brown belt and combined dan grading of the year. 70 SKCE Karateka put themselves forward to grade but over 180 others took part in the pre-grading course and benefited from the excellent tuition given by our senior instructors. Congratulations to those who were successful… here are…

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Japan Karate Association – UK Championships 2014

SKCE achieve a 32 medal haul …and receive 2 special awards ! Full report to follow, however here are the results and some of the highlights. JKA/UKTKF NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIPS 2014 SATURDAY 22 MARCH 2014 : SKCE TEAM RESULTS Individual Events Individual Kata (Under 11 years) Marwan Dowidar – 1st place Emily Wettasinghe-Lopez – 2nd place…

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Rasheed Graham

SKC England is full to the brim with talented youngsters and there can be no doubt that Karate and the discipline it instill in us will play a pivotal role in their future successes.   Rasheed is a great example of this. He writes…[ba-quote] I started Karate in the spring of 2004 in what was…

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Wellingborough SKC Celebrate 40 Years

Monday January 4th 1974 was a milestone year when my late brother Mick Grey established the Wellingborough Club, then known as Queensway SKC and part of the KUGB. There were 90 odd people who turned up for that 1st session then later in the week we opened another Club in Kettering where another 80 people…

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