Selby Shotokan Karate Club Blog Posts

  • Nidan and Sandan Syllabus Course - 18th February 2017 - York
    on Dec 18, 2016
    Haxby, Selby and YorkShotokan Karate clubsare hosting two courses for JKS England Dan gradesAlan Campbell Sensei 6th DanJKS England - Chief InstructorSaturday 18th February 2017At Wiggington Recreation Hall , The Village, Haxby, YO32 2PL. Course...
  • February course and Grading - York - Sunday 19th February 2017
    on Dec 18, 2016
       Sunday 19th February 2017At The Sports Hall, Millthorpe School, Nunthorpe Avenue, York – YO23 1WFNote : You MUST use the Nunthorpe Avenue entrance to the school. Notice to students that are Kyu grading: your grading application...
  • New training days for SSKC
    on Nov 12, 2016
    Our training days are moving to Monday and Wednesday effective 21st November, no training on Sunday 20th November. Full details in the New members section.Click on the yellow button below to return to the "HOME" pageHome...
  • Grading Results 6th November 2016
    on Nov 8, 2016
    We had a great night at SSKC even if it was a little cold in the sports hall at the rear of the school.Matt Price Sensei took the younger members for the first hour, where the SSKC ninja showed great spirit.For the second hour the focus was on kumite...
  • Probably the best way to prepare for Shodan
    on Oct 16, 2016
    There are always a couple of questions that I am asked more regularly than any other question.For those new to karate it may be "How long does it take to get a black belt?" which I often say it depends on how regularly you train and how committed to...
  • Grading Results 9th October 2016
    on Oct 11, 2016
    Congratulations to the twenty-nine SSKC members that graded at the weekend.It was a fantastic day with Alan Campbell Sensei : Head of JKS England and Wales and Matt Price Sensei : Squad Coach of JKS England.Osu!Just Click on your names to take you to...
  • Grading results - 31st July 2016
    on Aug 1, 2016
    Congratulations to Heath and Tommy that graded at SSKC tonight under Matt Price Sensei 6th Dan - JKS England Squad Coach.Osu!Just Click on your name to take you to your personal page for photos, grading progress and more. Kyu Grades 1st Kyu Heat...
  • Sensei Bex receives her Sandan certificate
    on Jul 29, 2016
    Sensei Bex was awarded her Sandan (3rd Dan) certificate last weekend from Alan Campbell Sensei Chief Instructor of JKS England and Wales. Rebecca had taken her exam under Kagawa Shihan, JKS world chief Instructor back in March this year. Dan grade ce...
  • JKS Summer Course - Nottingham 23rd/24th July 2016
    on Jul 26, 2016
    On the weekend of the 23rd and 24th of July, JKS England proudly hosted the all grades annual summer course in Nottingham.An ever increasing attendance meant a record number of students enjoyed two hot days of physically testing and thoughtful instru...
  • A SSKC send off for Sensei Bex
    on Jul 26, 2016
    On Sunday 24th members of SSKC said a fond farewell to Sensei Bex who is taking up a secondment in Somerset, for 6 months.Thank you for all your instruction and inspiration over many years at SSKC, hope you can pop in and see us all when ever you are...
  • Grading Results - 26th June 2016
    on Jun 26, 2016
    Congratulations to the 4 of our students that graded from SSKC tonight. Special mention to Alan who double graded to 8th Kyu, a strong grading, Osu!Just Click on your name to take you to your personal page for photos, grading progress and more. Kyu...
  • Grading results - 19th June 2016
    on Jun 19, 2016
    A great days training with Hans Sensei fro JKS Loughborough many thanks for your instruction, Osu!Congratulations to the 23 of our students that graded from SSKC today, proud Sensei we are.Just Click on your name to take you to your personal page for...
  • SSKC Novice Competition 2016
    on May 9, 2016
    There was a great turn out for 2016 with  172 competitors in all, leading to a total of 348 entries in the 17 events, a true reflection on how JKS England is growing.A time for karateka from our local (and not so local) clubs to experience compe...
  • Grading Results - 20th March 2016
    on Mar 21, 2016
    A great night last night at SSKC, Many thanks to Sensei Matt Price for your instruction.Congratulations to the 9 of our students that graded today, Osu!Matt Sensei with the senior classMatt Sensei with the SSKC NinjaJust Click on your name to take yo...
  • Grading Results - 21st February 2016
    on Feb 21, 2016
    A great course in York today, Many thanks to Sensei Alan Campbell and Sensei Steve Carless for your instruction.Congratulations to all 46 of our students that graded today, Osu!A special mention to those who were graded above average in certain eleme...
  • Black and Brown Belt training Nottingham - 17th January 2016
    on Jan 19, 2016
    We traveled to Nottingham to Nottingham for the first Black and Brown Belt session of the year.It was great to be taking Simon, Assen and Leah with us, their first steps towards Shodan.Instruction was by JKS England Chief Instructor Alan Campbell 6th...
  • York Karate Course and Grading - Sunday 21st February 2016
    on Jan 19, 2016
    Sensei Alan Campbell - 6th Dan JKS England Chief Instructor withSensei Steve Carless - 6th Dan Walsall Karate DojoThis will be an open course aimed at karateka of all grades and ages.Registration and grading times along with costings are detailed on...
  • Kangeiko Training with KNM - Sat 16th Jan 2016
    on Jan 19, 2016
    We traveled to Cleethorpes to Join Kazen No-Michi for "Cold training" on the beach. Kangeiko training normally starts at 6am but they kindly put it back an hour, to give us a little extra time to get there.A traditional run was followed by some basic...
  • The JKS Karate Certificates Explained
    on Dec 5, 2015
    Have you ever wondered what you grading certificate actually says?Well I have been asked a couple of times with regard to both Kyu and Dan grade certificates, so I thought I would write a post on it.I will deal in particular with JKS certificates but...
  • SSKC hosted Matt Price Sensei 15th November 2015
    on Nov 26, 2015
    On the 15th November we were very proud to host Matt Price Sensei once again at SSKC. Matt Sensei is the National coach for the JKS England karate squad and Northern squad coach for the EKF team. Matt Sensei taught our little Ninja class for the...
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