Two days of registration and technical seminars followed by 3 days of competition, 1287 individual inscriptions, 119 teams from 39 federations from 24 countries. Yet again another fantastic experience had by all, competitors, coaches and parents/suporters. Huge congratulations to Dannielle Simpson who came home with a Silver medal and to Harrison King, Rio Johnson & Bethany Daley who came home with Bronze medals. Molly Blears & Jake Daley made it to the finals but just missed out on medals this time. Following our success in Poland & Belgium our Kata & Kumite squad is rapidly expanding, training has now commenced ready for the World Championships to be held in Dublin 2016.
A big thank you to everyone who helped out with our fund raising bag pack at ASDA in Winsford. A very productive 4 hours not only raising funds for our European Championship trip in June but also raising the club profile in Winsford. Great work guys.
What a fantastic experience for our Kata & Kumite competition squad. 5 Days over in Szczecin Poland to experience the elite & we came home with all our students placed & a bronze medal, just Brilliant. A huge well done to all who competed, Jessica King, Harrison King, Dannielle Simpson, Beth Goodwin, Molly Blears, Bethany Daley & Rio Johnson our bronze medalist in kata. We enjoyed the experiance so much flights have already been booked to travel to Belgium in June 2015 for our next European Championships – good luck to all the squad.
Congratulations to all 15 Students who represented Koshido Ryu at the recent European Championships in Sheffield. Harrison King, Jessica King, Danielle Simpson, Bethany Daley, Niamh Longhorn, Joe Young, Tamzin Broadley, Mollie & Harriet Bailes, Lauren Hulse, Rio Johnson, Josh Lewis, Beth Goodwin, Hannah Phillips & Molly Blears. An extremely high standard of both kata & kumite took place over the 3 day competition and all who took part should be very proud of their participation, you were all fantastic. Medal winners were Hannah Phillips with Bronze in kata, Sensei Emily with Bronze in Kata & Sensei Kathryn with Silver in kata. A special well done to finalists Mollie Bailes & Dannielle Simpson your katas were outstanding, also to 6th kyu Niamh Longhorn who was up against black belts & performed the best Pinan Shodan she’s ever done! We have the British Open on the 10th November back in Sheffield, good luck to everyone taking part keep up the good training & lets look forward to those medals.
Great performances and fantastic results across the board for Koshido Ryu students at the April 2013 SKU National Kumite & Kata Championships. 10 Bronze, 14 Silver & 10 Gold medals won between Winsford Middlewich & Sandbach Koshido Ryu. Hoping to get the guardian photographer out to take your picture & publish in the local paper ASAP.
Good luck to all students attempting their next grade level on Friday 22nd March @ Woodford Lodge.
Well done to all who took part in the SSKA Kata Championships in Birchwood on Sunday 17th March and a very big thank you to all spectators who supported us on the day. Josh Lewis Rio Johnson Beth Goodwin Dannielle Simpson Hannah Phillips Mollie Bailes Harrison King Jessica King Sensei Emily Sensei Kathryn Lots of medals and trophies won, we’re now looking forward to the SKU National championships in April.