Black Belt Gradings 2017

Congratulations to all who took part. The grading panel were in agreement that they were high scoring, gutsy and well earned performances by all candidates. Grace Keeley and Holly Lawson – Children’s Black Belt Stage 1 (Kata, Kumite, Padwork) Dan Grading 2017 3 Sean Johnson and Keiran Shaw – Children’s Black Belt Stage 2 (Kata, Kumite, Padwork, Takedowns, Clinch) Dan Grading 2017 2 Taylor Greenough – Children’s Black Belt Stage 4 (Kata, Kumite, Padwork, Takedowns, Clinch, Groundwork and Street Defence) img_2620.jpg  

NWKA Club Kumite Competition 2017

Kumite Comp 2017 Area A Special event at the New Church Parish Hall Karate Club (est 1984). Congratulations to all who took part. The fighting competition was a great success with 65 entries and over 110 Spectators. As a coach, I kept looking at the fights and thinking back to when all the students first started and how they have all grown in confidence and skill. Kumite Comp 2017 Spec It was also the 30th anniversary of the first competition I ever organised and that too was at the Newchurch Parish Hall. A big thank you to all the referees and helpers who did a great job. I’m already looking forward to next year. Sensei Steve Scott 7th Dan
Kumite Comp 2017 31st Place Carter Corrigan Leo Usta Lucas Bradshaw Alex Gregory Callum Grady Kumite Comp 2017 41st Place Heather Woods Lilly Edmond Macie Browne
Kumite Comp 2017 21st Place Luke Robertson Victor Wlodarz Joshua Holt Kumite Comp 2017 161st Place Olivia Tomaszewski Weronika Wuwer Larrisa Martin
Kumite Comp 2017 151st Place Keaton Lincoln Archie Newby Callum Fairbrother Sturdy Lewis Stanley Kumite Comp 2017 141st Place Yusef Erez Aidan Dodd Phoenix Oliver Alfie MacDonald Aakash Muraleetharan
Kumite Comp 2017 131st Place Jasmine Rowlands Niamh Massey Ruby Cross Daksha Navaneethiswaran Kumite Comp 2017 121st Place Sean Johnson Aaron Hammond William Jones Lewis Johns
Kumite Comp 2017 11st Place David Benko Neil Chitalkar Micheal Evans Rohith Robin Kumite Comp 2017 111st Place Kieran Shaw Callum Ross James Barber Harley-Ray Hall
Kumite Comp 2017 101st Place Samuel Edmond Haresh Navaneethiswaran Theo Michaelas Finley Bailey Joe Tinsley Kumite Comp 2017 91st Place Eve Johnson Isabella Shaw Ella Driver
Kumite Comp 2017 81st Place Kerem Erez Alexander Bowen Koray Koc Felix Alldred Kumite Comp 2017 71st Place James Tooley George Pemberton Luca Shallcross
Kumite Comp 2017 61st Place Ryan Robin Coby Massey Declan Beardsworth Oliver Massey Rhys Dunbebin Kumite Comp 2017 51st Place Heleina Ballesteros Gabriella Taylor Fransiska Woodyer Amy Woods

British Karate 4 Nations Championships 2017

Bradd Parfitt – Bronze Male Junior U18 Kata  

NWKA Club Kata Competition 2017

The academy hosted yet another successfully ran Kata Competition. Thank you to the adult senior grade club members who judged and other adult members and parents who came down to help with the organisation and setting up of the tournament. Well done to all the children for getting up and performing two Katas each to the best of their ability in front of hundreds of people. Not only did the children do well on the day, they also showed their commitment in the classes leading up to the tournament. Friends and family gave their full support by watching and applauding their efforts which is also greatly appreciated. Well done to all who performed in the display after the competition was over. The display included a demonstration of techniques and disciplines that comprise our syllabus. Kata performed by Sensei Luke Scott and Sam Kletz, Groundwork performed by Danelle Sawer assisted by Matthew Ayres, Takedowns performed by Taylor Greenhough assisted by Sam Heggarty and sport kumite performed by Sensei Zach Scott and Sensei Alex Hodge. Congratulations to this years student of the year Lesley Roberts. Spectating fees plus a kind donation from a friend’s charity games night brought the total raised for Clair House and Francis House to £575 Club Comp 2017 Club Comp 2017 White Belts 1st Olivia-Mae Waugh 2nd Grace Dixon 3rd Sophie Moore Red Belts under 9 yrs 1st Oliver Massey 2nd Thomas O’Brien 3rd Niamh Massey Red- Yellow Belts 9-13yrs 1st India Smith 2nd Ashton Roberts 3rd Paige Raftry Yellow Belts Boys 6-8 yrs 1st Jack Regan 2nd Alex Bowen 3rd Korac Koc Yellow – Orange Belts Girls 5-8yrs 1st Faye Mellor 2nd Mia Rose Claber 3rd Bridget Harrison Orange-Green Belts Boys 6-9yrs 1st Samuel Edmond 2nd Theo Michaelas 3rd Sean Blair Orange-Green Belts Girls 9-13yrs 1st Molly Pemberton 2nd Francesca Woodyear 3rd Macie Brown Green- Blue Belts Girls 6-9yrs 1st Charlott Williams 2nd Gabriella Taylor 3rd Laurie Ashton Green- Blue Belts Boys 9-13yrs 1st Matthew Lester 2nd Daniel Harding 3rd Aakash Nuralleetharan Purple Belts 7-11yrs 1st Lucia Amaral 2nd Olivia Tomaszeski 3rd Veronica Wuwer Brown Belts Boys 9-12yrs 1st Liam Potter 2nd Harry Tooley 3rd William Jones Brown Belts Girls 10-12yrs 1st Grace Keeley 2nd Holly Lawson 3rd Isabella Shaw Black Belts 11-14yrs 1st Taylor Greenough 2nd Sean Johnson 3rd Kieron Shaw    

Culcheth Community Day 2017

English National Championships 2017

English Karate Championships 2017Sam Kletz – ParaKata (Physical Disability) – Gold  

UK International Karate Open Championships 2017

Uk International George Malone – 8-9yrs Boys Kata – Silver  

Yorkshire Open 2017

Yorkshire Open Nicole Beauvale – Girls 14-15yrs Kata – Bronze George Malone – Boys 8-9yrs Kata – Silver