Posts Tagged ‘karate’

IMPORTANT NEW DAN GRADING STRUCTURE FOR SKCE HIGH GRADE 5TH DAN AND ABOVE

After due deliberation it has been decided to change the 5th dan and above grading examination requirements.  This is in order to bring SKCE in line with other major Shotokan associations worldwide. In future only candidates who have been approved by the Chairman and Chief Instructor will be invited to attend a detailed grading and…

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SKCE INVITATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIPS 2019 – SUNDAY 3rd NOVEMBER

The SKC England invitational Championships were held on Sunday 3rd November 2019 at Brunel University. The following invited associations attended:   FSKA                                       ISKF                                        RIVERSIDE SKC TSK                                         KE/UKA                                  RENGOKAI SKDUN                                   KANKU                                   SASORI   With a total of 452 individual entries and 30 teams, the competition started at 9.30am and finished soon after 7.00pm. With the…

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NEW SHOTOKAN CLUBS IN THE ANGLIA REGION

SKCE Wellingborough are pleased to announce a new club, starting in June 2019. Commencing Friday June 7th at 7pm to 8pm for children, followed at  8:00pm to 9:30 pm for adults at the Gold Starz Dance School, Denington Rd industrial estate Wellingborough, NN82QH (contact Gerry 01933 678077) Another new club opens every Saturday mornings 10:00am…

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YOU ARE NEVER TOO OLD EVEN AT 74!!

Following the death of his wife Mahendra Shah was persuade by Sensei Eric Pich to take up Karate as a pass time persuit. Aged just 74 Mahendra did just that and at the weekend passed his first grade.  Our heartfelt congratulations goes out to Mahendra who is probably our oldest orange belt to date and…

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Squad Selection For 2019

Squad selection for SKCE 2019 Squad will be held (after the SKCE 2018 Championships) on Sunday, 9 December 2018 at Gurnell Leisure Centre, Ruislip Road, London W13 0AL from 2pm until 5pm. Instructors to please notify Tami Wilmot of any student(s) they wish to send to selection by Thursday, 6 December 2018. Please can instructors ensure…

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Middlesex Open Karate Championships 2018

SKCE Results:     Individual events: Alice Wright 1st – girls (9-10yrs) individual kata   Daisy McQuaid 2nd – girls (9-10yrs) individual kata    Judy Abdelwahid 3rd – girls (9-10yrs) individual kata    Ben Whiteman 2nd – boys (9-10yrs brown and black belts) individual kata   Krizzh Sriskantharajah 4th – boys (9-10yrs) individual kata   Max…

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Bracknell Legends Open 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

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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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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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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