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Tom achieves Shodan

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Sunday 17th November 2013 Today was a technical seminar at Hawarden Dojo. The technical committee put everyone through their paces practicing all aspects of Shotokan Karate. This was a hard physical session which was welcomed by all. Following the session was a dan grading (black belt) for senior members. Tom Heggie was successful in obtaining his shodan (1st dan) making him the most recent senior... 

Coach of the Year 2013

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Congratulations to Sensei Dave Scregg. Sensei Dave was among the final 3 coaches for Denbighshire Sports Coach of the year 2013. Dave attended an awards evening tonight where he received a certificate for his hard work and commitment during the last 12 months. Dave coaches Shotokan Karate at Hawarden High School (Tues & Thurs) & Llanbedr DC Village Hall near Ruthin (Wed). Stu Needham who nominated... 

Competition Results October 2013

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On Sunday 13th October 2013 the CSKA sent a junior and senior team to the 24th BSK National Open Championships, Oldham. For most this was their first National competition and the nerves were soon showing. Fortunately the squad were able to overcome those nerves and put on a fantastic display achieving some exceptional results and a haul of medals. Their competition spirit, attitude and etiquette was... 

Annual General Meeting

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The Annual General Meeting for the CSKA is to be held on Monday 25th November 2013. Time: 19:00 Location: St Davids Hotel, Ewloe

Nidan for Jim

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Congratulations to Jim Healey who recently graded and attained the grade of Nidan (2nd Dan Black Belt). This isn’t an easy achievement and it is one Jim should be extremely proud of. Best of look for your future training and Congratulations!!

A Fond Farewell to ‘Iggy’

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After training with the CSKA for two years at the Hawarden Dojo, ‘Iggy’ is moving on. ‘Iggy’ has trained exceptionally hard since he joined the club and has improved dramatically over the years. He has competed in a few competitions and even gone up against some of the countries black belts, and WON!! Although we will be sad to see him go, The CSKA would like to wish him and... 

July – Black & Brown Belt Course

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On Sunday 21st July 2013 the CSKA will be holding a black and brown belt course. This will only be open to students of this level. The course will run from 10:45 – 12:45. It will be held at Hawarden High School Dojo. The course will concentrate on all aspects which you will be required to know in order to be successful at your next grading, as such, you would be daft to miss it!! Look forward... 

Brown Belt Examinations – June 2013

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All, Due to it being Father’s day on Sunday 16th June the brown belt examinations have now been moved to Sunday 23rd June. The examinations will take place following the morning training session. All those wanting to take an examination will be expected to complete the training prior to the examination. Training starts at 10:45 at the Hawarden Dojo, Hawarden High School, Hawarden.

KWF England Competition

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KWF England are hosting a competition on Saturday 6th July 2013. Time: 10am – 5pm Location: Luton It is open to all members of the CSKA. More information to follow closer to the time. Please see Sensei John Barker or Stu Needham to register your interest.  

Sensei Tom Kompier Course

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The CSKA would like to thank those that took the time to attend the course at Hawarden High School this weekend. It is due to people like you that we are able to run these courses. It was especially nice to see friends attending from the Hampshire dojos. I hope that you all enjoyed yourselves and had a safe journey back. Sensei Kompier expressed his thanks for everyone’s efforts and said that...