Archives for July 2011


Sensei Tom Kompier – October Course

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Chikara Shotokan Karate Academy are proud to be hosting, an open course with Sensei Tom Kompier (6th Dan) This is sure to be a popular course, and places will be based on a first come first served basis and will be limited – so book now using the downloadable booking form below. Dates Saturday 1st & Sunday 2nd October 2011 Training times 11:00-12:30 & 13:00-15:00 (both days) Location Hawarden... 



August Squad Training

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Sensei Stu Needham will be holding a squad training session on Sunday 14th August. Location Hawarden High School. Time 10:45 – 12:45 Cost £5   It will cover both Kata & Kumite and is aimed at karate-ka of all ages!! (For those that wish to do kumite….. Mitts & GUMSHIELDS are required. Mitts can be provided on the day)



Sensei Smith – Kumite Class

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Sensei Ian Smith is holding a kumite session Location Hawarden High School Times Sunday 24th July @ 10:45 – 12:15 Cost £5



A New Dan Grade

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The CSKA would like to congratulate Jai York on attaining his 1st Dan Black Belt. Jai completed his dan examination on Sunday 14th August. This was not an easy task… Jai was required to complete, not only his grading syllabus but also those leading up to black belt. As the grading came to an end it was obvious that Jai had exhausted all of his energy…… and then came the kumite!! Jai...