October 2018

October Student of the Month 

Village Gym Bury 

Noah Hardy 

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Ken Shu Dojo Whitefield 

Little Warriors - Evie Chambers 

Super Samurai - Leah Royle 

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Cadet - Dylan Kenyon 

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Senior Cadet - Olivia Holden

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Senior Gareth Hardy

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Well done to those members who Graded 

Some of our amazing #Little_warriors_of_whitefield were promoted this eve awesome guys well done to
Red Stripe Jake Burden
Orange Stripe Nathan Rose
Green Stripe Jake Nabb
Blue Stripe - Jude McIntyre and Elisha Harris 

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Our Guys as part of the WKC England team 


Sensei Daz , Brad & James all awarded WKC Judges and Referee awards in Kata & Traditional Karate Kumite  


Day 2 of the WKC_World_Championship another day that did not disappoint , the whole #Ken_Shu_Dojo_Karate_Squad came to support there Seniors / Senseis who did not disappoint .. some of the hardest categories ive seen in the adults for some time .

Sensei Brad was 1st up , pressure was on when i say 1st i mean 1st up whole comp .... a stunning performance of the Kata Anan saw him Medal with a well deserved Silver just missing gold by .1 ( point one ) winner was last years World Champion no shame in that , Sensei Mand was in two sections and meddled Silver and Gold in both saving her best performance of Sienchin for the gold ( could of been two golds but i know she always wanted a silver , well you have one now Mand !! ) .

Sensei James was made to Wait a while and was last up of the Ksd Seniors just Like Sensei Brad another Stunning performance of Nipaipo , Sensei James just missed top honours also with another .1 of Gold and again the winner was the last years world champion , fab day ... thnaks to all who came to support us all weekend guys we really do have an awesome little Karate club

Sensei James Kata Silver 

Sensei Brad Kata Silver 

Sensei Mand Siver kata , gold Vets Kata 

Medal count for whole weekend

5 Gold

5 Silver

2 Bronze ( one in team )

amazing weekend with the Squad and extended WKC Family , Osu


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WKC World Championships day 1 


back in Jan 11 Members qualified for the end of year World Championships as part of the Nationals , they Qualified to Represent WKC Team England a huge honour 


Today was Day 1 more tomorrow 


Day began with the usual nerves , onto the Opening Ceremony that brought the hairs on the neck to attention and a lump in the throat , i was so proud to see the KSD Karate Whitefield guys walking in as part of the England team .


after an awards ceremony for well deserving WKC members was awesome being part of that and seeing an 8th Dan awarded was special .


the comp itself saw Sensei Daz on the Kata Judging , Sensei James n Brad running Traditional Karate Kumite as Referees , Guys amazing job showing the strength indepth and experience we have to be asked .


i am so Proud of the Guys who trained so hard prior that hard work really did pay off were pleased to announce 


4 Gold Medals - Kumite - Katie Royle , Celeste Mcintyre , Kata - Jack Symons , Jessica Clarke 


2 Silver Medals - Kumite - Olivia Holden , Kata - Bethany Castle 


2 Bronze Medals -    Kata - Dylan Kenyon , Team Pairs Kata - Katie Royle & Darcie Griffiths 


Awesome guys , thanks to all the parents and well wishers for an amazing day , back tomorrow for the Seniors another sleepless night .


Sensei Daz 



Senior #ken_shu_dojo #karate_whitefield class we took part in the #challange_Okinawa #100_kata_challange one hell of a session was had by all #world_karate_day


Well done to those whio graded 

Little Warrior Red Stripe Joshua Kay 

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Well done to this months members who we’re invited to grade #ken_shu_dojo #karate_whitefield 

9th kyu red belt Liam Burden ,

8th kyu yellow belt Sebastian Gornisiewicz ,

7th kyu Orange belt Daniel Adams , Hannah Coinchon ,

6th kyu green belt Nathan Fryer , Seamus Ratchford ,

5th kyu blue belt Ava Coletrup ,

3rd kyu Ava Harrison & Logan Harrison


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Next weekend we have 10 members representing the WKC Team England at there World Championship  today was the last Squad specific session , after 5 hard weeks training towards there goals , Sensei Daz is also in the Pic Sensei has again been asked to Judge on the day ( Sadly a bad thing for his guys as he is harsh ) , good luck to all Members , remember Respect , be humble try your best leave nothing to chance ! 


Well done to those who Graded 


What a fantastic mornings #ken_shu_dojo_karate1st up was the #village_gum_bury_karate_class and 7 members taking the red belts , huge well done to 
Ethan Hatton
Isabelle Heap
Louis Hannah
James Dunbar
Lottie Jones 
Tyler Ogormley
Noah Hardy 
3 of the member were aged 6 and under all performed telly well that’s to Minar & Aayan for the assists n Charlie for the kata demo , well done to Gracie on her outstanding performance of the class award and Noah on his . 



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Little Warriors 

Red Stripe - Mason Kay , Zara Mahmood , Thea Coletrup 

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