18th June 2017 – Sale Dojo Kata Competition

Section 1. Cadet Team Kata – Open Grade

1 Sale A – Bevan Lydia – Costin Ellie – Payne Ellie 2 Sale C – Holdsworth Eve – Koshy Jolene – Quine Cara 3 Sale E – Blake Tegan – Martins Finlay – Martins Olivia 3 Sale D – Bartoletta Daniel – Bradshaw Oliver – Brigham [More...]

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11thJune 2017 – Cumbria Open

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Kata 1st – Sam Eagle – 12/13 years brown/black boys 2nd – Lydia Bevan – 13/15 years brown/black girls 2nd – Sarah Whitaker – 13/15 6th to 4th kyu girls 2nd Oliver Baradshaw – 8/9 6th to 4th kyu boys 3rd – Ellie Costin – 10/12 years [More...]

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26th May 2017 – Kyu Grade

Well the dojo is certainly warming up with temperatures outside in the mid twenties, so you can add a few extra degrees to that to have the inside temperature. I priced up for some air conditioning units for the main room early on this year and the price came back around £10,000! So it looks [More...]

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7th May 2017 – Dan Grading

It’s always a huge day in our calendar at Sale Dojo and what seems to be the norm, the sun was glaring through the skylight and the temperature was fairly warm. Despite the heat the course was fairly well attended with only a couple of notable absentees, Kelly Horsfall and Natalie Payne, who were off [More...]

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28th April 2017 – Kyu Grade

Due to circumstance this is the second kyu grade this month, a much bigger affair this time and so nice to see so many of our younger members involved in their first grading. Congratulation to all who past on the day, a special mention to our students who achieved the top grade, Hassan Wajid, [More...]

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8th- 9th April 2017 – English Senior Karate Championships

Results

Kata

2nd – Natalie Payne Female Senior Kata 2nd – Lucy Whitworth Female Junior Kata 3rd – Kelly Horsfall Female Senior Kata 3rd – Alice Hylton Female Senior Kata

Kumite

1st – Brandon Carr Male Junior +75kg 1st – Jed Thompson Male Caset – 57kg 3rd – Ben Slater Male Senior -84kg 3rd – [More...]

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1st April 2017 – Kyu Grade

First of all I would like to apologise for moving the grading date this month to a Saturday morning, this is probably the busiest period for the dojo at the minute. Changing the calendar is something that I don’t like to make a habit of but sometimes its out of my control and especially moving [More...]

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11 March 2017 – Annual Presentation Evening

Well another huge success with over 170 tickets sold for our annual presentation evening, once again so nice to see our new members getting into the spirt of Sale Dojo. This is the 14th year Sale Dojo has been able to put on this event on, but there has been a presentation evening running at [More...]

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1st March 2017 – Free Beginner Course

Well the free five week beginners course has come to its completion, a little quieter than previous years but I must admit this makes it a little easier to teach and a lot more enjoyable for myself. I’ve had some fantastic feedback from parents and students alike, hopefully this enthusiasm will continue and they will [More...]

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24th February 2017 – Kyu Grade

At the minute we seem to be get more grades between 6th – 1st kyu through our system, this is fantastic as in the past we have found it difficult to retain this level of student, hopefully this will continue over the next 18 months and we should see an influx of new Dan [More...]

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