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Club News

Full list of all Chikara Karate Club news items (listed most recent first).

New black belts

Yesterday we had 5 of our students attempting their Black Belt Grading.  I'm very proud to say they all passed with flying colours.    Congratulations to: Janet Attwood, Claudia Walsh, Ellie Whittaker, Niamh Howley and Abigail Littlewood.  Very well deserved after many years hard work and dedication. 

Annual trophy awards - 2018

Our annual awards for 2018 went to:  Finley Whelan (Outstanding cadet), Jonathan McHugh (Outstanding Student) and Lucy Robinson (Top Ninja).  These students have showed outstanding effort, attitude and commitment throughout 2018.  

Black belt success

Results from the November 2018 SSKA black belt grading.  Congratulations to Rhianna Vaughan-Gillson, Corey Jones and Jonathan McHugh who all passed to shodan.  Andrew Lister and Steve Jones were awarded their 4th Degree black belts.   

Black belt success

Congratulations to Zoe Read who passed to Shodan (black belt) today.  A brilliant effort, well worth the hard training. Thanks to Josie Tate her sparring partner.  Joe Holdsworth was awarded his Yondan (4th Dan) at the end of the grading. This makes Joe the highest graded student in the club. Well deserved Joe.