Well done to Poppy Bodley and Matthew Denning-Maggs on their amazing achievement, Best Students 2017. Everyone has worked really hard but these two talented students just gave that bit extra. Congratulations to the students who received highly commended awards, Logan, Devon and Harry and also to Dexter for his efforts at learning kata. You’re all amazing, keep […]
Well done to all our students who passed their kyu gradings last Sunday 19th March with great form and spirit. They were put through their paces after an excellent training session by the head of the JKAE association, Sensei Adel Ismail. We are very proud of their conduct and effort at this very early stage of their […]
Well done to all our students for your hard work in 2016. Lovely to see the smiles on Thursday for Best Students 2016 and Highly commended too. Also, a big congratulations to the 4 white belts that were unable to grade earlier in the month but graded half a grade in the club, you were […]
December the 10th there will be a rare opportunity to train locally with a top JKAE karateka who has for the last 4 years been a student in Japan, completing the International instructors’ course at the JKA Headquarters. Roisin is the only non- Japanese competitor to win medals in kata at The All Japan Championships […]
We had an amazing spring course with Osaka Sensei, 8th Dan, Okuma Sensei, 6th Dan, Nagatomo Sensei, 6th Dan and Ohta Sensei, 7th Dan.
All Mendip Shotokan Karate students attended a training and grading session at St. Dunston’s School. After a rigorous training session conducted by The Chief instructor of the JKAE, Sensei Ohta, a grading was held. Mendip students performed their very best with a few points to work on for next time. Well done to everyone who trained and […]
Again, a fantastic line up of world-class instructors attended the JKAE’s International Course at K2, Crawley, West Sussex. Kawawada Sensei – 8th Dan, Hirayama Sensei – 6th Dan, Nemoto Sensei – 5th Dan, Ohta Sensei – 7th Dan all kept us on our toes and gave us many points for future study. Students form around the […]