2012 Christmas Party & Awards

Over 70 SKR student and family members attended the Family Christmas Party held at the Thorley Community Centre in Bishops Stortford to celebrate the festive season and the successes of 2012. It was also Sensei Michael’s opportunity to present SKR Dan Grade...

2012 December Kyu Grading

Congratulations to all our students who passed their Kyu Grading on Sunday 2nd December.   Domo Arigato  Sensei’s Michael & Donna would like to thank SKR Sempai who were helping on the grading day for their support. This was a particularly challenging grading...

2012 Movember: Team Karate-Mo

Four SKR sempai joined Sensei Michael in growing a moustache in support of Movember, the global awareness campaign that champions the moustache as a ribbon for men’s health. The Movember campaign began seven years ago and challenges men to start the month of...
2012 Halloween Party

2012 Halloween Party

On Saturday 27th October 2012 over 40 SKR Karate-Ka, young and old, gathered at the Stansted St John’s Dojo for spooky games and frightful fun hosted by the SKR Werewolf. With zombies, skeletons vampires, witches and a terrifying headless creature in attendance it was...

2012 Autumn Dan Grading

On Wednesday 10th October 2012 four students from the Shotokan Karate Ryu (SKR) gathered at the St John’s Dojo in Stansted Mountfitchet to attempt their 1st Dan (Black Belt). The examination (Grading) panel was chaired by Sensei Dave Sharkey (8th Dan), one of the most...
2012 Kata Course: Bassai Dai

2012 Kata Course: Bassai Dai

The SKR is a traditional karate club and firmly believes in the practice of Kata to improve mind, body and spirit. Alongside regular Kata practice in the lessons, Sensei Ring runs several courses a year to help improve students understanding of the moves.  On 23...