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Club News

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

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.

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)