6th May 2018 – Dan Grade

Probably one of the most enjoyable courses we has ever hosted at Sale Dojo and a huge thanks must go out to Sensei Lee Nelson on his superb weapons seminar. Most of our guys have only trained with myself and my instructors, so it is so nice to be able to invite a guest instructor [More…]

Click/Select here to Continue reading the post 6th May 2018 – Dan Grade

29th April 2018 – England Call Up for Ellie…

I just like to say a huge congratulations to Ellie Costin on her successful selection to the England Youth Kata Squad at the weekend. Ellie has only been training at Sale Dojo for the pass three years but has quickly become an integral part of the Yanagi Kai elite kata squad. Ellie will be debuting [More…]

Click/Select here to Continue reading the post 29th April 2018 – England Call Up for Ellie…

27th April 2018 – Kyu Grade

This is probably the busiest time we have ever witness at Sale Dojo, in this month alone we have processed twenty three new beginners and that with no advertising what so ever. This phenomenon has also reflected on this months kyu grade with over twenty students attempting their belts. This has only got to [More…]

Click/Select here to Continue reading the post 27th April 2018 – Kyu Grade

14th-15th April 2018 – Senior English Championships

Results Kata

Gold – Natalie Payne female senior Gold – Lydia Bevan, Niamh Horsfall, Lucy Whitworth junior team Gold – Ellie Payne Girls 12-13 Silver – Bradd Parfit male u21 Bronze – Kelly Horsfall female senior Bronze – Lydia Bevan female junior Bronze – Lucy Whitworth female junior Bronze – Ellie Costin, Eve Holdsworth, Ellie [More…]

Click/Select here to Continue reading the post 14th-15th April 2018 – Senior English Championships

11th March 2018 – Chojinkai Children’s Championships

I been supporting the Chojinkai competitions for more than 30 years, the main draw for us as a club is the proximity to Scotland, so there are plenty of quality competitors from over the boarder to compete against. The standard of officials is usually of a high standard due to Sensei Doug James credentials as [More…]

Click/Select here to Continue reading the post 11th March 2018 – Chojinkai Children’s Championships

10th March 2018 – Paul Newby Kumite Course

I would like to say a huge thanks to sensei Barry Williams for inviting our students down to his club in Northwich and giving them the opportunity to train with Paul Newby the England Kumite Coach. Hopefully they found the course beneficial and learn a few new techniques to improve their tournament karate, it is [More…]

Click/Select here to Continue reading the post 10th March 2018 – Paul Newby Kumite Course

28th February 2018 – Free Five Weeks Beginners Course

Another hugely successful free five week beginners course down at the dojo. We started week one with 35 new students and despite such an horrendous week of weather we ended week five with 25 completing our course. Hopefully there will be a few more new students after the taster course that will take up our [More…]

Click/Select here to Continue reading the post 28th February 2018 – Free Five Weeks Beginners Course

25th February 2018 – KSE -XI-

This is the first time we have entered the KSE Karate Championships and I try to arrange competitions within a one and a half hour traveling radius of the dojo, so travelling to Gloucester is just a little too far out for our young squad to travel in a day. I like to encourage our [More…]

Click/Select here to Continue reading the post 25th February 2018 – KSE -XI-

23rd February 2018 – Kyu Grading

Congratulation to all our students who achieved their belts on Friday, only the one first class pass from Anam Wajid but some fantastic performances, well done all.