June Kyu and Dan Gradings

    On the 5th of June 2010 the Dan Grading was held at the Honbu Dojo in Hemel Hempstead. Caspar Mahoney from the London club was awarded his Shodan Black Belt. Congratualtions Sensei Caspar! The London club Kyu Grading also took place on June 10th, with the following grades Read more…

June Kyu and Dan Gradings – 2009

Congratulations to both Kaan Yargici and Nicholas Ross-McCall as they successfully completed and passed their 2nd Dan Grading which was held at the Hemel Hempstead dojo.  Well done!  The following were successful in grading at the London dojo and acheived the following grades: Stephan Radcliffe – to 1st Kyu Monika Read more…

Shobu Ippon Championships – 2009

The 2009 SHOBU-IPPON KARATE CHAMPIONSHIPS were held on Saturday the 7th of May at the Spectrum Leisure Centre in Guildford. London SSKI club members put in some very strong performances, achieving the following medals: Men’s Black–belt Kata 1st Adam Cockfield Sensei Men’s Novice Kata 3rd Andy Cutler Ladies Novice Kata: Read more…

SSKI Nationals 2008

The London Dojo sent a team of 8 to this years SSKI Nationals held at the Hemel Honbu Dojo and put in another strong performance. In their first competitions James and Sue won medals in both kata and kumite, both narrowly loosing to more experienced competitors. Alex and Vanessa were Read more…

Adam Sensei’s Yondan Grading

  On Wednesday 16th April 2008 in front of a panel of Tony Bunting Sensei (5th Dan) and Malcolm Phipps Sensei (7th Dan), Adam Sensei took the exam for Yondan (4th Dan).  Adam had to perform the kata Meikyo and then demonstrate its Bunkai, against a team of Blackbelts, the kata being chosen 3 Read more…