4th – 5th October 08 – Czech Republic Karate Open

( report by Sensei Haley Williams)

Another weekend away, time off work, fun with friends, very cheap beer oh and another karate competition!

A longer weekend than usual, but a good time had by all. Before I tell you about the competition itself I will give you a little insight into our trip away for [More…]

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28th September 08 – Kyu Grade

 

 

Well done to all involve in the Kyu grading, special mention to all our first class passes

 

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14th September 08 – Northern Open Classic

It would be advisable to programme this address into your satnav as I can see a lot more of the competition organisers using this centre. A fantastic new building, I think it has only been open since February, but when all the work is finished I am sure it will be one of the top [More…]

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6th-7th September 08 – British Championships

How the times have changed, 8 gold, 9 silver and 5 bronze, the most successful British Championships ever and the squad is still not happy. This is a huge testament to all of our coaching staff and the Ken Yu Kai squad members involved in the championships at the weekend. It was so pleasing to [More…]

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24th August 08 – Camelot Theme Park

Little bit disappointed with the response this year with the trip to Camelot, over the past 10 years we have managed to fill a coach load and in some cases had to turn people away. This time we cancelled the coach and just managed to fill the mini-bus. Those who did go, had a great [More…]

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17th August 08 – AMA North Western Open

Even though we had a massively depleted squad due to the summer holidays, we still came up with the goods at the AMA North Western Open, Castle Leisure Centre, Bury. This is one of those competitions in which we can nurture our new talent and because of the timing it is an ideal warm up [More…]

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2nd August 08 – Kyu Grade

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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21st July 08 – Potential World Champion

The latest addition to the Swain family arrived on

Monday 21st July 2008

Harvey Michael Patrick Swain

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12th July 08 – Central England Karate Championships

Unfortunately I couldn’t attend this competition, didn’t need to worry though, Sensei Tony Tutty and Sensei Haley Williamson did a great job taking the club to the top of the medal table again. Oh my God!

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11th July 08 – Paintball Day Out

The answer to all your questions is most definitely yes.

Does it hurt when you get hit?

Is it expensive to play?

Are you going to put it in your calendar for next year?

 

What a fantastic day out, and I know all the guys and dolls involved agree. I think one of the [More…]

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