Marking two decades of Shotokan Karate Ryu with afestive celebration
On Sunday 10th December, over 130 students and guests joined together to celebrate a 20 year milestone for the Shotokan Karate Ryu
As is customary, each year we have a ‘Christmas Slide Show’ to commemorate the success of the club.
This year, we thought we would include it on our website.
Lessons recommence in the New Year from
Tuesday 2nd January inclusive.
To the following students that have helped out at events and lessons in 2023:
Sempai Amy Thorpe, Sempai Olivia Bowen, Sempai Laura Ward, Sempai Thomas Magee, Sempai Sophie Standish, Sempai Katy Leslie, Sempai Ethan Pelly, Sempai Luca Burli, Semai Rees Green, Phoebe Kendall, Flyn Green, Nico Green
Sensei Stuart Trow, Sempai Simon Jones, Sempai Stuart Hunter, Sempai Alex Richardson, Sempai Paul Thomas, Sempai Liam Dillon, Sempai John Neil Park, Sempai Adele Ward, Sempai Anne Sloan, Shirley Moore
& to parent helpers Andy Thorpe (photography at events) and Natalie Aldridge and Timea Szekely for their culinary skills
Dan Grade Awards
The following Dan Grade Certificates were awarded:
Adele Ward, 1st Dan
Leo Jackson, 1st Dan
Ethan Pelly, 1st Dan,
Ruan Kellard, 1st Dan
Sophie Standish, 1st Dan
Katie Leslie, 1st Dan
Rees Green, 1st Dan
Tyler Aldridge, 1st Dan
Kanazawa Award for Teaching by Example
Student of the Year
Kawasoe Award for Endeavour
Bob Gosling Cup for Karate Spirit
Would you like to join the SKR family in 2022?
Get in touch with Sensei Donna for a friendly chat and more information.
(07516) 624 825