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NIKW Junior League final 2017

  The NIKW Junior league reached its exciting conclusion on Monday 27th November! Plenty of fighting spirit was on show. Cheered on by parents and family, everyone put into practice what they have been taught over weeks and months. On the night, the top competitors were; 1st Ayush Pandey 2nd Ross Dugan 3rd Jack Carson 4th …

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NIKW Junior League 25th Sept

  The NIKW Junior league continued on Monday 25th September, with 32 young people taking part on the night. Fighting their fears, in a safe controlled way, the young Karate-Ka was able to demonstrate what they have learnt so far, and show their determination. Being able to enjoy a winning bout and learning to deal …

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Results 2nd Brunton Cup Tournament

Brunton Cup Tournament Held in the Girdwood Community Hub, 16th September 2017 The importance of youth development is central and the purpose of the tournament. Giving young Karate-Ka a dedicated tournament to develop gain vital competition experience is essential to ensure they are well prepared and confident when higher level competitions come along. Use this …

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End of Summer BBQ

The NIKW support committee would like to thank all our friends who supported our summer BBQ at Crawfordsburn Country Park on Sunday 27th August.   We all had plenty of fun & games, with excellent BBQ food. Our thanks to those on the support committee who helped prepare and arrange the day.   To all …

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NIKW Junior League 31st July 2017

Belfast’s Lord Mayor, Nuala McAllister returned to visit young people at the sports club in the center of Belfast where she has many happy memories from when she was growing up as a youngster in Belfast. Councillor McAlllister trained with Belfast karate legend Oliver Brunton and alongside Oliver’s son James who went on to become …

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Youth squad gets experience at BKF 4 Nations

The NIKW Junior squad continued their development on the weekend of the 27th-28th May, in Sheffield, England. Putting their skills and determination into action at the BKF 4 nation championships, the squad put in a tremendous effort getting some brilliant scores during their bouts.   Calum Reid Fergus Mullan Katlynn McCracken Ross Dougan Thomas Bell …

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NIKW Junior League 29th May 2017

NIKW members returned for another league meeting on the 29th May 2017 to put their skills to the test in the Wado-Kai center of excellence in Belfast. There were some new competitors and their parents came along for the first time and they got some valuable insight into what the benefits of the league has …

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Super stars at beginner competition

Young NIKW members showed their karate skills recently at the recent championships in Strabane, Co Tyrone.     The event hosted by Strabane Shotokan Karate Club, in Melvin Sport complex on 20th May, gave young students the chance to put into practice what they have learnt in the dojo. To put their fears to one …

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Youth Squad success at Scottish Open

Congratulations to the members of our youth squad who traveled to Scotland over the weekend of the 24th April. Both Ross Dougan & Thomas Bell secured bronze, 3rd place in their respective Kumite categories.   These are early days in their competition journey’s but the training regime put in place by Sensei Oliver Brunton, as …

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NIKW Kata course maintains importance of technique

The NIKW held its annual Kata course on the weekend of the 8th & 9th April 2017 Saturday was reserved for the younger members, who were given an engaging excellent course on  ideas and inspiration on improving their own Karate training.   In order to ensure training is worthwhile, young members were told the importance of …

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