21st December 08 – Kyu Grade

Well, the final grading of 2008 and it was one of the best attended and so nice to see so many of the students coming through from our free five week beginners course. I would like to congratulate Guy Barker for achieving the senior grade of 3rd kyk brown belt, with the added bonus [More...]

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23rd November 08 – Kyu Grade

Another very successful kyu grade at the club and by far the coldest of the year, didn’t take to long though to warm everybody up. The first class passes were as follows,

John Dytor and Jamie Down.

On a personal note, I’d just like to wish Jamie’s dad Peter,

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8th 9th November 08 – Lodz, Poland

( report by Sensei Haley Williams)

This is a tough competition with a high standard of competitors so firstly I want to congratulate Jessica Hill, James Edgerley and Sam Donley all three from Red Sun Ken Yu Kai as this was their first outing with the squad. Jessica did exceptionally well, getting through several rounds [More...]

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2nd November 08 – Ken Yu Kai Nationals

I must admit the Ken Yu Kai Nationals is one of my least favourite events on the calendar. I think this is because when we are on the road we all compete as one team even though we are separate clubs and it is difficult to see my friends as the opposition. On a [More...]

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31st October 08 – Halloween Party

 

 

 

 

 

What a scary turnout, and they were just the parents who didn’t dress up!

A great evening was had by all with many games including the chocolate game, bobbing apples, making bats, spooky corners and I suppose the most memorable game was the mummy game. Four of [More...]

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26th October 08 – Kyu Grade

Congratulations to all who took and passed their grading on Sunday. I think it is only right to mention the students who achieved the highest standard of 1st class pass. Emily Robins, Alex Craig and Charlotte Birtles

( What’s so funny Denyse)

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19th October 08 – Dan Grade

A huge congratulations to Debi Piper who passed her Shodan (1st Dan Black Belt)

Debi has been very committed to us in many aspects, not just her training but helping us in many ways to promote karatedo and helping to make Sale Dojo a success. Like a lot of our adult students she started [More...]

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15th October 08 – Beginners Course

We welcome our new intake of beginners to Sale Dojo, as they have successfully completed our free five week course. As usual this is becoming a very popular way of introducing new members to our club. I hope everybody enjoyed the experience as I know talking to Sensei Tony and the other instructors involved it [More...]

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12th October 08 – England Call Up For The Trio

Every time you pick up the news paper or put on the television there is some story or other about youth crime, a stabbing or anti-social behaviour. I would like to point out this is a very small minority of youths and when they achieve something they don’t seem to get the same attention than [More...]

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12th October 08 – Sale Dojo Kumite Competition

Another hugely successful day down at the dojo, this was our second kumite competition we’ve hosted this year.

A massive thanks of gratitude to all the volunteers involved in the set up and running of our tournament.

We managed to raise just shy of five hundred pounds, this money will go back into [More...]

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