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Clocks Change

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This Sunday (28th October 2012) will be a training session with Sensei Stu Needham. Please be aware that this Sunday is when the clocks go back by one hour As you will all be getting an extra hour in bed, Stu will be expecting that little bit extra from you in training!!  Be on time, and be prepared to train hard!!

Nidan Success for Ged

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On Sunday 14th October 2012 Chikara Shotokan Karate Academy hosted a black belt course at their Hawarden Dojo. This was a well attended course where participants worked on the finer points of kata, kumite and kihon. The course was conducted under the instruction of Shihan Ian Smith (6th Dan – Chief Instructor of the CSKA). There were some fantastic demonstrations of how to put compression and... 

Student of the Month updated

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Llanbedr DC Student of The Month has now been updated…. July 2012 – Callum Porter August 2012 – Georgia Warburton September 2012 – Roan Jones To view Llanbedr DC Student of the Month page…. Click HERE

Website Hits

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We have increased our hits!! Recently we have started updating the site more regularly and it has proved to be worth it!! We have increased our website hits. Over the last 3 months the site has been viewed over 27,000 times!!! A number of those hits have came from our Facebook page!! If you don’t already…… click HERE to follow us on Facebook!! People visit our page for a number of... 

New Dan Grade

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Congratulations to Terry Lawler on obtaining his Shodan (1st Dan black belt). Terry has worked extremely hard suffering a few knock backs on the way but has always picked himself up and carried on. He has shown true determination and has finally reached his main goal. Well done from everyone at the CSKA!! Now the training really begins!! Pictures to follow

Scotland Competition – Nov 2012

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I have now recieved the final details for the competition in Scotland in November this year. Anyone wishing to attend should see their instructor asap as rooms will be being booked in the next month or so. Any child wishing to compete must be accompanied by a parent/guardian. Brief details are below:         ISKU Scottish Karate Championships Saturday 24th November 2012 Bellahouston... 

Student of the Month Updated

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Student of the Month – JULY 2012 Student of the Month for Hawarden has been updated.  

KWF Course – Sept 2012

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Karate-no-michi World Federation (KWF) have invited us to attend at an open course in September this year. Anyone that is interested should see Sensei John Barker Further information can be found by visiting the Shotokan Karate Magazine Website. To be taken to this site, click HERE

July 2012 Round-up

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What’s been happening within the CSKA in July??    Well it has certainly been fun-packed!! We have hosted an inter-club competition which was really well attended. This was the first competition for some of our members. Lots of medals and trophies were taken home and there were lots of proud parents. Pictures are available on th photo’s page, click HERE. Following this there was a fun... 

Results for July Competition

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Today was the first 2012 CSKA inter club competition. It was extremely well attended and everyone did really well. Events were Kata, Kumite and Team Kata. The CSKA would like to thank the parents and families for giving up their Saturday to attend and especially those that put on the buffet for everyone!! There will be another competition later in the year!! Well Done Everyone!! For pictures of the...