Tag: Junior League; Kumite

NIKW Junior League meeting 3 update

The latest update on our Junior league results are shown below.New members were able to join some established members on our latest event on 20th May 2024.This league encourages a competitive atmosphere, but also helps students just beginning their karate journey to get some initial experience with kumite matches, with official scoring, refereeing signals and …

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NIKW Junior League 2023 Round 5

The NIKW Junior League continued with Round 5, taking place at Girdwood Community Hub on 26th Sept 2023.The young competitors got a quick warm up and some helpful tips to use in matches, then straight to the action.Again some new members got their first chance to test their skills in a kumite match and learn …

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NIKW Junior League 2023 Round 3

The NIKW continued once again its exciting Junior League, with Round 3 taking place at Girdwood Community Hub on 30th May 2023.Sensei James Brunton, chief Kumite coach warmed up the young competitors, all itching to get going with their matches. Some important tactics were given for competitor’s to get the best chance to score during …

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Exciting finish to NIKW Junior League 2022

The NIKW finished off its exciting league for 2022 on the 29th November.Over the year had 94 competitors, all gaining experience at their particular level, building skills and confidence.Sensei James Brunton, chief Kumite coach led the competitors as usual in a warm up, and the action got underway.Members competed well, with some securing a win …

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NIKW Junior League [28th June]

NIKW Junior leagueGirdwood Community Hub Tuesday 28th June 20227:00pm – 9:00pmUnder 16yrsKumite competitionBring protection equipment (Mitts & feet guards)Current League standings here

NIKW Junior league 3rd May 2022

The NIKW Junior league continued today, with more and more members getting vital competition experience.Sensei James Brunton, chief Kumite coach of the NI Karate Squad led under 16yr olds in a brief warm up session and then it was down to business. There was plenty of action on display for friends and parents who looked …

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NIKW Junior League [3rd May]

NIKW Junior leagueGirdwood Community Hub Tuesday 3rd May 20227:00pm – 9:00pmUnder 16yrsKumite competitionBring protection equipment (Mitts & feet guards)Current League standings here

NIKW Junior league launches for 2022

The NIKW was excited to kick off another great opportunity for its young members to get great experience building their confidence & skill in Kumite bouts. Chief Instructor Sensei Brunton commented; “We are really pleased to launch a new year of the Junior League. Myself and head kumite coach James, have seen vast improvements in …

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