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Club News

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

SSKA Open Kata Competition

On Sunday 25 March 2018 it was our associations Open National Kata tournament in Birchwood - Warrington.  Congratulations to our students who competed on the day, most for the first time.  Well done to Emma Walters, Lucy Usherwood, Abigail Littlewood, Alana Sumpter and Ruby Ward.  

Outstanding students 2017

Congratulations to the following students who were awarded trophies for their outstanding attitude, skill, behaviour and commitment to karate and our club throughout 2017.

Outstanding "Little Ninja" - Charlotte Cole 

Outstanding Cadet - Rhianna Vaughan-Gillson (1st Kyu)

Outstanding Adult - Andrew Lister (3rd Dan)

Christmas closures

Our last lesson before Christmas is on Friday 22 December and our first lesson back is on Tuesday 2 January 2018.  Any missed lessons can be made up at any of our other suitable classes.

Black belt success

Congratulations to Meyrick Jones who passed his black belt at today's grading in Warrington.  A brilliant effort and well deserved after many years hard work and dedication.

Goodbye to James

James Drake - 2nd Dan has flown the nest.  Heading for Lincoln University.  James has been with us since he was 6 years old and has been an excellent karate instructor and student.  A firm favourite with all our younger students. We wish James all the best for the future and of course pop back to see us in between studying!