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JSKE OPEN CHAMPIONSHIPS – 22nd JUNE 2024

By Editor | Jun 25, 2024

SKC England sent some of their students to the Japan Shotokan Karate England open championships on Saturday 22 June 2024. There was a fabulous team spirit, with our competitors supporting each other. They all performed their very best and gaining lots of experience for future competitions. SKCE is very proud of every single one of…

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SKDUN Legends – Guildford 16th March 2024

By Editor | May 25, 2024

The Legends Open is a long standing championships and this year had teams entering from all over the UK and a team from Belgium. SKCE entered a relatively inexperienced team, many of whom were first time competitors. There was a fabulous team spirit, with our competitors supporting each other. They all performed their very best…

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BROWN & BLACK BELT COURSE & DAN GRADING – 19 MAY 2024

By Editor | May 21, 2024

On Sunday 19 May 2024, SKC England hosted a Black & Brown Belt Course at Willesden Sports Centre, followed by a grading. All students training and grading showed great enthusiasm. Chairman & Chief Instructor Sensei Eric Pich and Senior Instructors led the course. Advice was given to all students to improve their technique. The Sensei-gata…

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Brown and Black Belt Course and Dan Grading – 3rd December 2023

By Editor | Dec 4, 2023

On Sunday 3 December 2023, SKC England hosted a Black & Brown Belt Course at Willesden, North West London, followed by a Black Belt grading. The students enjoyed the training led by Chairman and Chief Instructor Sensei Eric Pich and SKCE’s senior Instructors. Technical advice was given to students to aid them with their forthcoming…

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SKCE National Championships 2023 – Sunday 19th November

By Editor | Nov 23, 2023

The 2023 SKC England National Championships took place at Willesden sports centre on 19th November.  This was our first championships since the Covid lockdown.  Since most of our students will have not had recent experience of competition (if any at all), the day started with a short course. Students were split by grade and were…

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SKCE Judges & Referees Course

By Editor | Sep 20, 2023

This year’s Judges & Referees course took place on Sunday 17th September at Willesden Sports Centre. The course was led by our chief instructor, Sensei Eric Pich, and supported by Sensei Oluseye Jegede. Thank you to Sensei Oluseye, who has accepted the job of chief referee at the 2023 SKCE National Championships. The course was…

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Update on Senior Dan Grade

By Editor | Aug 16, 2023

Congratulations to Alexandra Merisoiu being promoted to Godan (5th Dan Black Belt)

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SKCE Instructors Course

By Editor | Jun 14, 2023

Sunday 11 June 2023, saw our first SKCE Instructors Course of 2023 led by Chief Instructor, Sensei Eric Pich at Willesden Sports Centre. We had 40 participants, including current Instructors, those aspiring to become Instructors for the future as well as several younger attendees who are being mentored as future Instructors, some of whom are…

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SKDUN Legends – Guildford 25th March 2023

By Editor | Apr 28, 2023

SKCE took a small team of competitors to the 22nd Legends Open championships, a very friendly and well run competition which has moved from Bracknell to its new location in Guildford this year. The team was accompanied by Janita Tan & Andrew Christoforou as coaches. Many of the SKCE team were experiencing competition for the…

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