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Here at SKA England we have taken into account the latest Government advice and are pleased to announce that we are back at more of our Dojo. Class numbers will be limited, in accordance with the guidance given, so it is advisable to book as soon as possible. If you find you cannot book this is because a class is full, please email us and let us know and we can place you on a waiting list for that class. In fairness to everyone.
Please do not book more than 4 classes in advance.
All bookings for Kingswood, Marden and Downswood can only be made via our website.
Bookings for the Maidstone YMCA are to be made with the venue direct.
Bookings for Sutton Valence are to be made through Sensei Steve.
All classes are £6 per person (save for the Maidstone YMCA who set their own prices) and are all payable please at the time of booking.
Timetable for the week commencing 14th September
Monday - Zoom - Kata training - FREE class this week.
Tuesday - Kingswood Dojo, Little Ninjas 5-5.40pm, 4-6yrs (Sensei Chris)
Tuesday - Kingswood Dojo, Juniors 6-6.45pm, 7-11yrs (Sensei Chris)
Tuesday - Kingswood Dojo, Open Class 7-7.45pm, 12yrs+ (Sensei Katie)
Tuesday - Sutton Valence, Beginners and intermediate class, 6-7pm, 7yrs+ (Sensei Steve & Sensei Maria)
Wednesday - Maidstone YMCA Juniors, 4-4.45pm, 5-7yrs (Sensei Chris)
Wednesday - Maidstone YMCA Juniors and Seniors, 5-5.45pm, 8yrs+ (Sensei Chris)
Thursday - Kingswood Dojo, Primary aged children's class, 4.30-5.15pm, 4-11yrs (Sensei Chris)
Thursday - Kingswood Dojo, Juniors, 5.30-6.15pm, 12yrs+ (Sensei Chris)
Thursday - Kingswood Dojo, Adults only, 6.30-7.15pm (Sensei Katie)
Friday - Marden Dojo, Juniors and Seniors, 6-6.45pm (Sensei Chris)
Friday - Downswood Dojo, Juniors, 6-6.45pm (Sensei Katie)
Friday - Downswood Dojo, Seniors, 7-7.45pm (Sensei Katie)
Friday - Sutton Valence, Beginners and intermediate class, 6-7pm, 7yrs+ (Sensei Steve & Sensei Maria)
Saturday - Outside training 'Fight Club', 11-12pm (Sensei Chris and Sensei Katie)
Saturday - Outside training 'Fighting Fit', 12.15-1pm (Sensei Katie)
Final details of the “Return to Training” procedures for Kingswood and Maidstone YMCA will be circulated on Monday.
We hope to see you there!
Sensei Chris, Sensei Katie, Sensei Steve and Sensei Maria, Osu
Book your SKA England class here;
We at the SKA England take the safety and well-being of our students and their families very seriously and, in the midst of this terrible Coronavirus outbreak, and taking into account the latest Government advice, we have taken the decision to suspend all classes at all of our Dojo with immediate effect. We have not closed though, we are in full online Dojo mode and have lessons throughout the week!
Monday - Kata
Tuesday - Kihon
Thursday - Fitness and Kumite Drills (outside sessions)
Saturday - Fight Club (outside sessions)
We hope to see you there!
Sensei Chris, Sensei Katie and Sensei Steve, Osu
The Shukokai Karate Academy are extremely proud to announce that after a long selection process, Sensei Katie Simpson, 4th Dan, has now been appointed by the EKF (English Karate Federation) to be the Assistant Southern Region Kata coach.
This is a great honour and responsibility for Sensei Katie who has had much success in competitive Karate throughout her 25 years of training and now turns her focus to coaching the next generation. Sensei Katie is looking forward to working with Sensei Nariman Jeddi, Colin Smith and the rest of the English Karate Kata coaching team, who aim to promote and encourage the success of Kata amongst karateka in England 🏴
Congratulations from all at the SKA England, especially me your Dad, Osu.
Sensei Chris Simpson
Congratulations SKA England At the Elite International Open, what a day, you all made us so proud as an association we are stronger and stronger! Amazing TEAM effort!!! Oss
Jake Worton - Gold Kumite
Sensei Katie - Gold Ladies Kumite +30yrs
Sensei Katie - Silver Kumite Ladies Open
Joe Wood - Silver Men’s 16-17yr Kumite
Jake - Silver Kick Master
Harrishan - Silver Kick Master
Harri and Nat - Bronze Pairs Kata
Harri and Nat - Bronze Team Kumite
SKA England Team at the EKF National Championships 2019
+40kg Individual Kumite
Grassroots Championships held at NLL Academy Maidstone, Kent
Congratulations Sensei Steve Pereira 2nd Dan, Joseph Scamp 2nd Dan, David Pereira 2nd Dan and Harishan Pirapakaran Shodan Ho.
Sensei Katie Gold Ladies Kumite
Luke Carpenter Gold Men’s Kumite
Sensei Katie Silver Ladies Kata
David Pereira Silver 14-15yrs Male Kata
David Pwreira Bronze 14-15 Male Kumite
Noah Winter Bronze 9yrs and under Kumite Open
Many thanks go to coaches Sensei Katie Simpson and Luke Carpenter, Referees Sensei Chris and Sensei Steve.
SKA 2 Silver medals at the EKF Kyu Grade Championships 2019.
Huge thanks to Sensei Alton Brown who came along to the Shukokai Karate Academy on Saturday 19th January 2019. The session was held at the Cornwallis Academy in Maidstone and students came from all over to complete this four hour Olympic Karate Seminar, helping to fund Sensei Alton to achieve his dream of competing in the 2020 Olympics, Tokyo, Japan.
Sensei Chris, Sensei Katie, Sensei Steve and all the enthusiastic students from the Shukokai Karate Academy, England.
We look forward to having you back in the future!