2017 English Kyu Grade Championships

Sunday 15th January saw Khalsa Karate take 9 competitors to the prestigious English Championships, held at Ponds Forge, Sheffield.

First up was our two Kata boys from London with coach Anthony Balkissoon
Oian - Bronze
Daniel - First round

Next up was our Kumite squad with Sensei Robb and Sensei Sat
Zuko Robb - Gold
Ashley - To 1st Round
Florence Bradley - Bronze
Jenna Cato - 4th Place Semi Final Pool
Ciara Gray - 8-0, 6-2
Sam Whitfield - Silver Open Category
Lucy May - Bye, 5-6 Bronze
Jenna Cato - Open Category 4th Place Semi Final Pool
Sam Whitfield - Open Category 4th Place Semi Final Pool
Ciara Gray - Open Category 4th Place Semi Final Pool
Zuko Robb - Team Bronze

Sensei Sat commented "What a fantastic weekend for the Khalsa Karate. Every single student gave their heart and soul this weekend, medalling or not. The training before the competition over Christmas had definitely paid off. I was very impressed with the girls in the open category as they came against girls literally double the height and weight and got an absolute beating but still gave their all! Battered and bruised the girls stood there ground and fought like absolute warriors! Everyone boys and girls Kumite and Kata team made us all very proud! Well done to you for being so amazing from all the coaches, club, parents and YMCA!"

  • WKF
  • EKF
  • English Karate Federation
  • Thames Community Foundation
  • Design Gurus
  • MCE
  • J.Lefevre
  • YMCA
  • Sport Kingston
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