Archives for March 2012


Grading Results

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The CSKA would like to Congratulate Dave Shimmin in obtaining his Nidan on Sunday 25th March 2012. The grading took place at Hawarden High School following an intense technical seminar by Shihan Ian Smith (6th Dan). Dave completed his grading in front of Ian Smith (6th Dan) and John Barker (5th Dan). He performed well in all areas impressing the examiners. Dave went on to demonstrate an in-depth knowledge... 



Junior Squad 2012

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The Junior Chikara Shotokan Karate Academy Squad for 2012 has been selected. The CSKA would like to wish them the best of luck for the future competitions!! Dates for future squad training will be announced shortly. All squad members will be expected to attend. The selected members are as follows: Lois Wake (Hawarden) Jack Jones (Hawarden) William Sylvester (Hawarden) Roan Jones (Llanbedr DC) Izzy... 



Adult Grading @ Llanbedr DC

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Don’t forget…… Wednesday 7th March 2012 Sensei John Barker will be attending Llanbedr DC karate club in order to conduct a grading for all of the adults. Please make sure that you have your licence books with you!! Good luck to all!!



Yamabushi Invitational Competition

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On Saturday 3rd March 2012 the CSKA took a squad of members to the Yamabushi Invitational Karate Competition which was held in Wrexham. The event started at 10:00 with the children’s kata and progressed throughout the day ending with men’s kumite. Throughout the day there were some excellent displays of kata and kumite which have all been developed during training. The instructors at the...