Posts Tagged ‘wellingborough’

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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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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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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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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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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SKC Wellingborough Kyu Grading

November 24th saw a swarm of karateka, young and… not quite so young packed into Weavers Sport Centre in Wellingborough for the final grading of the calendar year.  Eager to impress and show off their skills in front of a capacity crowd of iPad wielding family and friends they lined up for a pre-grading course…

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