Posts Tagged ‘SKCE’

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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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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SKC England Kumite Championships Results – 1st December 2013

GIRLS UP TO 12 9th to 7th kyu 1st Aliza Zaidi 2nd Zara Zaidi 6th to 4th kyu 1st Margaux Derekhshan 2nd Tia McCootie 3rd Fizza Zaidi Black & Brown Belts 1st Hilary Sith 2nd Camille Derekhshan 3rd Jamie Harris FEMALE Juniors up to 1st kyu 1st Lizzy May 2nd Catlin Percy 3rd Inika Clarehout…

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21st SKDUN World Championships

SKC England sent a small squad of 15 competitors to compete in the SKDUN 21st World Championships in Serbia. Thursday 10th October The team arrived at Heathrow, proudly wearing their new tracksuits. This was a good opportunity for a group photo before we left. It was a close call for Luke, who had only collected…

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JKA WF Afro-Eurasian Championships – May 2013 Paisley, Scotland

This was the inaugural Afro Eurasian championships, and so there was no history to set expectations. SKCE sent a team of 10 people to represent England at this significant international competition which was held over two days. This was a straightforward competition, with no messing about with categories and sub categories, adults only and eight…

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A Successful March For Kyu Gradings

Spring, or, should I say late Winter, was the busiest March ever encountered for SKCE gradings. During the month, 3 area gradings took place. The first at Ashmole Academy, for the North London group of Clubs, then the following week at Kingswood School, Corby, for the Wellingborough group incorporating Kettering, Corby, Peterborough and Crowland, and,…

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