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News - 2015:

End of Year Student  Awards Presentation: 6th December 2015

What a great evening with all the students and Sensei at the Christmas/End of Year Party. Leeds Shotokan Karate Club is proud to present the following awards to the following students who have shown great spirit, determination, and hard work throughout the year of 2015.

 

Ethan Armstrong - Leeds Shotokan Karate Club - Instructors Student of the Year 2015

James Humphries - Leeds Shotokan Karate Club - Student Student of the Year 2015

Stephen Riley - Leeds Shotokan Karate Club - Most Improved Student of the Year 2015

Maura Everest-Greene - Leeds Shotokan Karate Club - Instructors - Best Kyu Grade of the Year 2015

Alex Wrobel - Leeds Shotokan Karate Club - Man of the Year 2015

 

KYU Course Grading Results: 5th December 2015

Great grading today with Sensei John Holdsworth and Sensei Julie Nicholson. All passed, no temporaries, including one double grade and a very well done to everyone who shows great spirit, attitude, and determination. 

KUGB Northern Region Championships: 24th October 2015

Well done to our small, but enthusiastic squad. You all as always did the club proudly, not just the ones who won medals, but also the others who showed a fantastic spirit and bravery. The results are as followed:

 

Male Junior Kumite 18-20 Years - Ethan Armstrong - 1st Place

Male Team Kumite - Ryan Tucker, Ethan Armstrong, James Humpries and Stephen Riley - 2nd Place

Male Junior Kumite 16-17 Years - James Humpries - 3rd Place

Kumite - Amankash Roth - 3rd Place

 

Special Class News: 14th October 2015

What great and very detailed session from Sensei John Bruce. Lots for us all to take away and refine.

WSKA Championships 2015, Poland

Well done to Leeds Shotokan Karate Clubs members representing KUGB England at the World Shotokan Karate-do Association in Poland. The results for our members are:

Male Senior Team Kumite - Silver - Ryan Tucker

Male Cadet Team Kumite - Bronze - James Humphries   

 

KUGB Special Dan Course Grading Results: 26th September 2015

Well done to Michael Gale on achieving his 3rd Dan, he is a credit to our club. Once again well done.

 

 

KUGB Dan Course Grading Results: 19th September 2015

Well done to the following student in passing their dan gradings under the watchful eye of Sensei Andy Sherry and Sensei Billy Higgins:

Ethan Armstrong - 2nd Dan

Louis Jackson - 1st Dan

Amankash Roth - 1st Dan

 

40th KUGB Shotokan Cup: 12th September 2015

Leeds Shotokan Karate Club is proud of the performances at this year 40th KUGB Shotokan Cup. The results are as followed:

Male Junior Kumite 18-20 Years - Ethan Armstrong - 1st Place

Male Junior Kumite 16-17 Years - James Humpries - 2nd Place

Senior Male Kumite - Ryan Tucker - 3rd Place

Ippon Kumite - Sam Jacksons - 3rd Place

 

Sunderland Karate Championships: 6th June 2015

Leeds Shotokan Karate Club is proud of the performances at this years Sunderland Karate Championships, who show great spirit and attitude. The result as followed:

Louis Jackson - 1st Place - Boys Kumite 10 and Under

Ethan Armstrong - 1st Place - Senior Male Kumite

Sam Jackson - 2nd Place - Boys Kumite 11-14 under 5ft

James Humphries - 2nd Place - Male Kumite 15-17

Amankash Roth - 2nd Place - Children's Brown Belt Kata

Amankash Roth - 3rd Place - Boys Kumite 10 and Under

Jade Stapleton Smith - 3rd Place - Boys Kumite 11-14 over

 

2nd Dan Grading News: 31st May 2015

Well done to Sensei Simon McCartney on achieving his 2nd Dan Grading Under the Watchful Eyes of Sensei Andy Sherry and Frank Brennan.

49th KUGB National Championships: 2nd May 2015

Leeds Shotokan Karate Club is proud of the performances at this years KUGB National Championships. The results are as followed:

Male Junior Kumite 18-20 Years - Ethan Armstrong - 1st Place

Ippon Kumite - Louis Jacksons - 1st Place

Senior Male Kumite - Ryan Tucker - 2nd Place

Male Junior Kumite 16-17 Years - James Humpries - 3rd Place

 

46th Northwest Open Karate Championship 2015

Well done to Ethan Armstrong, Stephen Riley and James Humphries on coming in 3rd Place in the Senior Team Kumite and those who competed you did the club proudly.

 

KUGB England Senior Kumite Squad News: 

Well done to Ryan Tucker and Harry Cuddy for being selected for the KUGB England Senior Kumite Squad 2015.

KUGB England Junior Kumite Squad News: 

Well done Ethan Armstrong and James Humphries for been selected for the KUGB England Junior Kumite Squad 2015.