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20:00 10/02/12 – Training update for FEB 2012

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Hawarden Training as normal – Sports hall roof now fixed   Thanks

Training this Sunday 12th Feb

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The sports hall will be back up and running tomorrow, as such there will be training on Sunday (12th February) I believe this will be a kumite course from 10:45 – 12:15 Thanks, Stu

Merry Christmas

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Chikara Shotokan Karate Academy would like to wish all it’s members and families a very Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year!! Anyone who is going to the Christmas Party on Friday 9th December 2011 at The Plas Hafod Hotel, Please be there for 19:30 hrs. Last class of 2011: Llanbedr DC – Wednesday 14th December  Hawarden – Sunday 18th December   Re-start for January 2012: Hawarden... 


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The CSKA 2011 Squad has been selected. This squad will be representing the CSKA in the upcoming JKS National Championships in Nottingham. These are to take place on Sunday 27th November. The squad was selected following a number of Squad training sessions which took place at Hawarden High School. Further sessions are to take place on the build up to the event and hopefully continue throughout the year... 

October/November Squad Sessions

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For those of you interested in competing or are competing in the up coming competition… Squad training dates are below: Sundays – 10:45 – 12:15 @ Hawarden High School, The Highway Hawarden 9th, 16th, 30th October 20th November Cost: £5 This will be an opportunity for you to ask any questions you have/learn new things/train against different people. Please make the effort to attend. Mitts... 

New Dan Grade

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Congratulations to Dawn Williams on attaining her Shodan!!   The CSKA wish you all the best for your future development!!

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...