EGKA Spring Gasshuku London with Nakamura Sensei

Dates
Friday, 15th Mar 2013

18:30 – 21:00 Evening session for cadets (16-17yrs)/adults black belts only

Saturday, 16th Mar 2013
10:00 – 11:30 Children (to 15yrs) all grades

12:00 – 16:00 Cadets/Adults all gradesSunday, 17th Mar 2013
10:00 – 15:00 Cadets/Adults all grades

Venue
Harris Academy
Lilleshall Road
Morden
Surrey
SM4 6DU

The venue is easily accessible by public transport and is close to the A3 and M25. You may find the TFL website helpful in planning your journey by public transport.

Tube
Morden Tube Station is the nearest tube station, about 1 mile walk.

By Train
There are 2 stations close by, Morden South and St Helier, both are on the Thameslink Loop which goes into London.

More details to follow as they become available

Kids Christmas Party

It has been another great year for Paddock Hill Dojo kids especially with the special events across the association and something for everybody during the year.

With this in mind just a quick reminder that the Kids Christmas Party has been set so make sure you get this very important date goes into your diary: -

WHERE – Frimley Community Centre

WHEN – Monday 17th December 2012

WHAT TIME – 17.00 to 18.30 (5 to 6:30 pm)

HOW MUCH – Free to karate members

WHO – Sensei Andre

To end the karate year we are organising a kids Christmas party on Monday 17th December 2012 at the Paddock Hill dojo.

All of our karate members are invited and welcome.

The party will involve eating, dancing, team games and some individual performances to start your Christmas with a bang.

Yours in Karate
Sensei Andre

Children’s Grading 10th Kyu (White Belt) and 10th Kyu Mon Grades (White Belt Mon)

The next grading to recognise and promote the efforts of our students will be held on Wednesday 12th December 2012 from 16.15 – 18.00 at the Dojo, Frimley Community Centre.

This grading is for 10th Kyu (White Belt) and 10th Kyu Mon grades which means you will be grading towards your 9th Kyu (Yellow Belt).

To grade students will need a current licence and the proper attire.

The examination fee applicable to your attempted grade is payable on the day in addition to the training fee. A new belt and certificate is included for the successful students.

Eligible students for grading will be notified nearer the time and must have a minimum of 20 attendances before a grading will even be considered.

Children’s Grading 9th Kyu (Yellow belt) and above

The next grading to recognise and promote the efforts of our students will be held on Monday 10th December 2012 from 17.00 – 18.45/19.00 at the Dojo, Frimley Community Centre.

This grading is for 9th Kyu (Yellow belt) and above which means you will be grading towards your 8th Kyu (Orange Belt) or above.

To grade students will need a current licence and the proper attire.

The examination fee applicable to your attempted grade is payable on the day in addition  to the training fee. A new belt and certificate is included for the successful students.

Eligible students for grading will be notified nearer the time and must have a minimum of 20 attendances before a grading will even be considered.

Trip to Okinawa (November 2012)

This post contains extracts from Sensei Andre Leister’s Facebook updates, including pictures and videos. Keep on checking back for updates.

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My lift arrives to Okinawa!

Day 1: Sunday 4th November 2012:

Landed Osaka with a good flight across. Must say the food on KLM was one of the tastiest I have had for plane meals :)
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