Tag: 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 Annual Kumite Course & Grading exam [12 Oct]

Children & AdultsSaturday 12th October 2024 Trainingtime tbcExam follows after Optional grading examination follows the course. Your license must be provided in advance to take examAll members are required to attend this course.Apply within Club app. Venue: Girdwood Community HubSee here for Directions Instructors Sensei Brunton 7th Dan JKF & Sensei James Brunton 5th Dan JKF Learn skills & …

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The 32nd North South Invitational Karate Championships 2024 [3rd Feb]

Saturday 3rd February 2024 10am – to finishQueen’s Sport, Stranmillis Embankment, Belfast, BT9 5EXHere for Directions Ireland’s premier karate championships for children, cadets, juniors & seniors.Associations and clubs should provide entries by the deadline 22nd January 2024. Associations may enquire for an application form to provide their entrants and return by deadline above.Individuals must register …

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NIKW Annual Kumite Course [7th Oct]

Children & AdultsSaturday 7th Oct Training8:30am – 12noonExams follow after Optional grading examination follows the course. Your license (green book) must be provided in advance to take exam.Members must advise exam entry & fee before Monday 2nd OctoberThis course is mandatory. All members are required to attend.Members should bring protective equipment. Mitts & Footpads.Fee applies, register …

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NIKW Junior League 2023 Round 2

The NIKW continued its exciting Junior League format with Round 2 on 6th April 2023.Sensei James Brunton, chief Kumite coach got the young competitors warmed up and offered some top tips for competitor’s to get the best chance possible to score during the upcoming matches.New members got their first chance to see where their skills …

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NIKW Junior League results for 30th August 2022

The NIKW Junior league met once again on Tuesday 30th August. Our young members continue to get that vital experience.Sensei James Brunton, chief kumite coach of the NI Karate Squad led the under 16yr olds in a brief warm up session and then the action got underway. Family & friends were able to cheer on …

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NIKW Junior League results for 28th June 2022

The NIKW Junior league met again on Tuesday 28th June, with more members getting vital experience.Sensei James Brunton, chief kumite coach of the NI Karate Squad led the under 16yr olds in a brief warm up session and then it was down to business. Plenty of action was on display for friends and parents who …

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NIKW Young stars perform at European Karate Federation Cadet, Junior & U21 Championships

Two of the brightest Young students in the NIKW travelled to Prague recently to take part in the EKF Cadet, Junior & U21 Karate championships. Thomas Bell & Katelynn McCracken participated in their kumite events and performed well with each scoring a number of well executed points in their matches, however eventually loosing out to …

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Brunton Cup 2022 Karate championships

The NIKW staged its annual Youth Karate tournament in Antrim on 11th June, the Brunton Cup.The event is designed specifically for young students under 16yrs, and aimed at helping those with limited competition experience get their first chance to take part and understand some of the formalities that are part of competition.Sensei Oliver Brunton, chief …

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