Shotokan Shield Open Karate Championships – 20 June 2015

SKCE sent a small team of competitors to the inaugural Shotokan Shield Open Karate Championships presented by SSKI on Saturday, 20 June 2015.

The event aimed to find the four best all-rounders (Champions) – Junior Female, Junior Male, Adult Female and Adult Male. Competitors entered Individual Kata & Kumite as well as Team Kata & Kumite and were allocated points if placed from 1st to 8th. Competitors’ total score over the four events decided the day’s Shield (Champion) winner in each category. “Champion” Medals were awarded for 2nd and 3rd position in each Champion event.

Medals were also awarded for each Individual and Team event.

The SKC England individual results were:


Junior Male Individual Kata
-Joshua Han 1st
-Oliver Hood 2nd

Adult Female Ind Kata
-Hannah Mercer 3rd

Junior Team Kata
-SKCE 2nd
-SKCE 3rd

Adult Male Team Kata
-SKCE 2nd


Junior Male Individual Kumite (under 5ft)
-Abdulrahman Eldwiny 1st
-Joshua Han 3rd

Junior Male Individual Kumite (over 5ft)
-Isaac Goldward 2nd

Adult Male Individual Kumite
-Leon Gordon 2nd

Junior Mixed Team Kumite
-SKCE 3rd

Adult Female Team Kumite
-SKCE 1st


Kata Action…





On the podium…

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