2010 is at a slow start, only one competition at the moment, but a very good result. Taking an 11 strong squad to the Yamaguchi Goju-Kai invitational junior ku ite competition on May 9th and acheiving 7 medals. 3 gold, 2 silver and 2 bronze. well done. As we are only still at the start of the year there will be more competitions coming up, the next on the listing is the Seitou Ryu competition on May 23rd results of that one will be added to this Squad page after the event, keep your eyes peeled.
Well as promised here's the update and right on time,at the Seitou Ryu competition today we took 10 gold and 2 silver yes you read right what an amazing day. You all make me so proud what a fantastic squad i have, well done all of you, even the teams done well and the kata teams wiping the score boards out standing. Looking forward to the next competition. here's a list of who took what,
A Team Kata - Sensei Martin Rees, Sensei Ben Feltham, Ben Slack Gold
B Team Kata - Harrison Mitchell, Bradley Gray, Thomas Goldstone Gold
Junior Kumite team - Harry Goldstone, Oliver Goldstone, Owen Jones Gold
Kata; Harrison Mitchell gold Ben Slack Gold Bradley Gray Silver
Kumite; Alfie Watts Gold Elisha Chaplin Gold Harry Goldstone Gold
Harrison Mitchell Gold Thomas Goldstone Silver Sam Philpot Gold
Second part of the year and competitions are coming in fast, well done today to the squad members who entered the Ipswich competition,6 Bronze, 2 Silver, 2 Gold. A tough day but the results not bad. I'll keep you informed on the future comps as they are a bit on top of each other. below are the results of todays event, well done.
KATA; Bradley Gray Silver, Thomas Goldstone Bronze, Harry Goldstone Gold.
Kumite; Elisha Chaplin Bronze, Thomas Goldstone Bronze, Karl Lloyd Bronze, Harry Goldstone Silver, Sam Philpot Gold, John Hanley Bronze, Lindsay Roberts (Nee Hillum) Bronze. Welcome John and welcome back Lindsay
The results from the SKU open British championships were excellent, Two gold medals and everyone performed amazing, the standerd was very high in both kata and kumite. The squad members that entered, due to your performance will be entered into the English Championships in November. well done.
Lindsay Roberts Gold
Bradley Gray Gold
and good effort from Harry Goldstone, Oliver Goldstone and Elisha Chaplin
Well what a year, the results from the English championships was a good. The kumite is getting sharper but Kata needs some work, Harry Goldstone being the man of the day. well done everyone.
Lindsay Roberts Bronze indiv kumite
Harry Goldstone Gold Indiv kumite
Silver Team kumite
Bronze Team rotation kumite
And to end the year for us the Seitou Ryu tournament was a good result again, even though there are referee's out there that can't stand to see us keep winning. (train your students harder then). well done to all squads on this one, check out the results.
1. Harrison Mitchell 1st Kata, 3rd Team Kata 2nd Team Kumite
2. Thomas Goldstone 2nd Kata, 3rd Team Kata 2nd Team Kumite
3. Alfie Watts 2nd Kumite 2nd Team Kumite
4. Lewis Hanley 2nd Team Kumite
5. Bradley Gray 2nd Team Kumite 3rd Team Kata
6. Elisha Chaplin 3rd Team Kumite
7. Oliver Goldstone 3rd Team Kumite
8. Harry Goldstone 1st Kumite 3rd Team Kumite
9. Lindsay Roberts 1st Kumite
10. Ben Slack 1st Kumite
11. John Hanley 2nd Kumite
12 Callum Lloyd 1st Kumite
13 Owen Jones 2nd Team Kumite
We will update the photo gallery and video gallery soon
WELL DONE TO ALL MY SQUAD MEMBERS FOR A VERY SUCCESSFUL YEAR
So we finish our year with 2 gold British medalists and 1 Gold, 1 silver and 2 bronze English medalists, Welcome 2011, Happy new year.