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2014 Club Grading Dates:

Tuesday 25th March – Sensei Ohta
Tuesday 17th June – Sensei Tomlin
Tuesday 25th November – Sensei Cronk & Sensei Dobson

* Training closed for August Summer Holiday - Restarting 9th September 2014 *

May 2014

Sensei Martin, Shahinaz and Patrick at the Crawley International Course with the Instructors: Senseis Ohta, Nagatomo, Osaka, Okuma, and Larrsson (left to right).

Sensei Martin, Shahinaz and Patrick at the Crawley International Course with the Instructors: Senseis Ohta, Nagatomo, Osaka, Okuma, and Larrsson (left to right)

April 2014

Patrick Pelter won gold for Kata and bronze for Kumite at the Lewisham Club Competition. GREAT PERFORMANCE!

Patrick Pelter wins gold for Kata and bronze for Kumite...

February 2014

Mike Dignam (pictured), just after passing his 2nd Dan at the Wellingborough Course. CONGRATULATIONS MIKE!

Mike Dignam just after passing his 2nd Dan at the Wellingborough Course

January 2014

ADRIAN THOMAS (centre) RECEIVING HIS 1st DAN JKA DIPLOMA - Many Congratulations Adrian!

Pictured below with Martin Dobson (Head Instructor) and Shahinaz Pelter (Assistant Instructor) of SLSKC.

Adrian Thomas receives his 1st dan JKA Diploma

October 2013 : Tokyo

South London JKA Karate Club - Tokyo Trip 2013

September 2013

Congratulations to our two new Black Belt First Dans, Laurie and Adrian, who passed on the Burgess Hill International Course.

May 2013

Sensei Martin with other JKA England Instructors at the Crawley International Course.

Sensei Martin with other JKA England Instructors at the Crawley International Course

April 2013

Spring Training Camp at JKA Tokyo Headquarters

Martin Dobson attended the Spring Training Camp at JKA Tokyo Headquarters with several other JKA England Members and Senior Instructors. The training and friendship was excellent and it was a great honour to be invited to attend the Special Memorial Ceremony for the 10th Anniversary of Sensei Enoedas' death.

The First Day of the Training Camp

The First Day of the Training Camp with some of the JKA England Members and Instructors at JKA Honbu. (Left to Right:) Michael Zdanawski, Mick Lowe, Martin Dobson, Gary Stewart, Sensei Ohta, Glyn Morgan, and Giuseppe Donofrio.

 

Martin Dobson at Sensei Enoedas’ Memorial in Yotsuya, Tokyo

Martin Dobson at Sensei Enoedas’ Memorial in
Yotsuya, Tokyo

JKA Spring Training in Tokyo - View photo galleryTOKYO ALBUM PHOTOS

Other memories of Tokyo April 2013

Click here to view the Tokyo Spring Training photo gallery.

 

 

Shahinez Pelter after passing her level 3 JKA England Coaching LicenceMarch 2013

Congratulations to Shahinaz Pelter!

Congratulations are in order for Shahinaz Pelter after she passed her “level 3” JKA England Coaching Licence for both Instructor and Judge. The studying and obtaining of these qualifications helps strengthen the level of teaching in the Club.

WELL DONE!

SLSKC 25 years going strong!January 2013

This year marks 25 years since the Club was founded by Sensei Martin Dobson in 1988. It started at the Balham Leisure Centre and was originally known as the "Balham Shotokan Karate Club".

Sensei Martin has had fantastic support from other Instructors through the years, who have helped with teaching, and training sessions have been unbroken for 25 years, other than Christmas and Summer Holiday Break periods.

With the privatisation of the Wandsworth Leisure Services, the Club moved to Balham Library Hall and then to the fantastic facilities of Ernest Bevin Dojo(training hall) which is part of the Sports College in Beechcroft Road Tooting Bec.

The Club now caters for all ages and abilities with a good number of senior Black Belts members.

Sensei Martin also runs sessions in Stockwell.


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