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Sensei Chris Simpson

Sensei Chris's Karate CV

Training

Started training in Shukokai Karate, July 2000

Chief Instructor of the Shukokai Karate Academy, October 2018


Dan Grading

Awarded 1st Dan Black Belt by Shihan E Daniels, September 2004

Awarded 2nd Dan Black Belt by Shihan E Daniels, March 2007

Awarded 3rd Dan Black Belt by Shihan E Daniels, October 2010

Awarded 4th Dan Black Belt by Shihan E Daniels, October 2014 


National Squad

Trained with Shukokai National Squad from 2003 to 2012


Refereeing 

Association Chief Referee


Championship Results

2000

London and Kent, Mens Team Kumite, 1st

2001

London and Kent, Mens Team Kumite, 1st

2002

London and Kent, Mens Team Kumite, 1st

London and Kent, Mens Kumite, 3rd

2003

Kimura Cup, Mens Over 35s Kumite, 1st 

London and Kent, Student's student of the year 2003.

2004

Represented England at Kimura Shukokai International, World Championships, South Africa

Shukokai National Championships, Mens Over 35s Kumite, 3rd

Shukokai National Championships, Adult Brown Belt Kata, 1st

Kimura Cup, Mens Over 35s Kumite, 3rd

2005

Represented England at Kimura Shukokai International European Championships, Estonia

Shukokai National Championships, Mens Team Kumite, 3rd

Shukokai National Championships, Mens Over 35's, 2nd

Kimura Cup, Mens Over 35's, 2nd

London and Kent, Mens Senior Grade Kumite, 2nd

2006

Kimura Cup, Over 35's Kumite, 3rd

2007

Represented England at  Kimura Shukokai International, European Championships, Sweden.

 Kimura Cup Mens, Over 35's Kumite, 3rd

 Kimura Cup Mens, Over 35's Kata 3rd.

2008

Represented England at  Kimura Shukokai International,  World Championships, Switzerland.

Kimura Cup, Mens over 35's Kumite, 3rd

2009

Shukokai National Championships, Men's over 35's Kumite, 2nd

Shukokai National Championships, Mens over 35's Kata, 3rd

Kimura Cup, over 35's Kata, 1st

Kimura Cup, Men's over 35's Kumite, 1st

2010

Kimura Cup, Men's over 35's Kumite, 2nd

2011

Shukokai National Championships, Over 35's Kata, 1st

Shukokai National Championships Men's Over 35 years Kumite 2nd

Shukokai National Championships - Most outstanding competitor of the day 

 Kimura Shukokai International, European Championships 2011, England, Veterans Light Weight Kumite 2nd Place

Kimura Cup, Veterans Kata, 1st 

Kimura Cup, Veterans Kumite, 3rd  

2012

Shukokai National Championships, Over 35's Kata, 2nd

Represented England at  Kimura Shukokai International,  World Championships, USA.


Major Courses Attended

Shukokai Autumn 3 day course, 2001 to 2018

Shukokai Spring 3 day courses, 2001 to 2018

London Shukokai Course, 2003/2004

Kent Course, 2007, 2011 and 2012

WCIC, 2008, New York

WCIC, 2012, 2014, and 2017, Germany

Shukokai Gashuku - Germany (x3), Portugal, England (x2), Estonia, Sweden (x2), South Africa, Switzerland. USA, Finland and South Africa.

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