Autumn Dan Grading Success

On Wednesday 7th October 2015 five students from the Shotokan Karate Ryu (SKR) gathered at the St John’s Dojo in Stansted Mountfitchet to attempt their 1st Dan (Black Belt). Amongst their number was a student from the London based SKR club who had travelled for 2...

September Kyu Grading 2015

Over eighty Karate students from the Shotokan Karate Ryu (SKR) clubs in Bishops Stortford and Stansted Mountfitchet gathered at the Mountfitchet Romeera Leisure Centre on Sunday 13th September to attempt them next Kyu (coloured belt) grading. 20 Students from the...

Family Picnic

On Saturday 18th July, SKR club members, family and friends gathered in Hatfield Forest for a picnic, on a gorgeous summer’s day. Friendly games of cricket, football, badminton were played, and the social event that began just after 2pm continued into the early...

2015 Championships

On Sunday 28th July, Over 65 students gathered for the annual Kata and Kumite Championships. The event was a great success, and enjoyed by both participants and spectators. Results Tiger Tots Kata Competition   Tiger Tots Competition 1   Leo Papaefstratiou  | 1st...

2015 June Kyu Grading

Congratulations to all our students that successfully grading to their new belts on Sunday 14th June. Photographs available to students on request – please email Sensei Donna.   Tiger Tots Group 1 Group 2 Group 3 Group 4          ...

Summer Dinner Dance

On Friday 5th June, SKR students gathered at Down Hall Country House Hotel for a formal dinner and dance. The weather was favourable, and the barmy evening began with a drinks reception in the beautiful landscaped gardens of the hotel. This was followed by a...