Archive for September, 2011

Grantham Shotokan Karate Club

Sunday, September 18th, 2011

Presents a special training course with Sensei Keiji Tomiyama (7th Dan)

Sunday 18th September 2011
Bingham Leisure Centre,The Banks, Bingham
4th Kyu and above12.30pm to 2.00pm
All Grades 2.15pm to 3.45pm
Training Fees: 1 session £10 both sessions £15
To reserve your place,



BKA Referee Assessments

Thursday, September 15th, 2011

After practical assessments at the Northern Open Classic on Sunday in Warrington, the following candidates finally had their qualifications ratified to gain Full BKA Qualifications:-

GEOFF DIXON – BKA KUMITE REFEREE (Assessors – Peter Bibby & Dave Robinson, BKF Kumite Referee)

GEMMA HOLLAND – BKA KUMITE JUDGE (Assessors – Peter Bibby & Ivor Thomas, European Kumite Judge A/BKF Tatami Chief)

ALISON HINDS – BKA KUMITE JUDGE (Assessors – Peter Bibby & Tony Dent, European Kata Judge A/European Kumite Judge B)

The same three candidates also took stage one of the BKA Kata Judge Qualification by taking the BKA Kata Judges Theory Examination.

The results are as follows:-

  • GEOFF DIXON – 100%
  • ALISON HINDS – 97%

Stage 2 of the Kata Judge Qualification will be the performance of 1 Shitei Kata at the next BKA Squad Session.


Saturday, September 3rd, 2011

BUDO SEMINAR..12pm – 4pm

Selwyn Jones Sports Centre, Ashton Rd, Newton-le-willows, Nr Warrington

3 instructors ; JYU JUTSU / KISSAKI-KAI / KOBUDO

open seniors of all grades..Mat fee £20.00..£10.00 deposit to secure place

To Brian Bentham, 55 Cottesmore Way, Golborne, Warrington..WA3 3XJ