On 18th November fifteen competitors and two coaches travelled to Nottingham to compete in the JKS English Open National Championships.  The day started with the kata events.  Eleven of our students took part and three of those made they're debut.  The entries and the results are shown below:-


Ed Curtis - Quarter finals

Jena Curtis - Quarter finals

Catrin Manning - Silver in 7th-4th kyu female kata

Cassie Davies - Gold in 7th-4th kyu female kata

Lucy Banner

Nathan Preece

Ben Keylock - Gold in 7th-4th kyu Senior Male kata

Ioan Stockham-Rogers

Rhydian Stockham-Rogers

Summer Skinner - Quarter finals

Dylan Price - Bronze in boys brown & black belt kata


Also during the day we had competitors entering the kumite events.  All entries and results are shown below:-


Alex Powell - Bronze in Senior male kumite

Aaron O Neil Smith 

Rhydian Stockham-Rogers

Ioan Stockham-Rogers

Catrin Manning - Gold in 16-17 years female kumite

Cassie Davies - Bronze in 16-17 years female kumite

Nathan Preece

Matt Davies-Lynott

Andy Chelmis

Summer Skinner - Quarter finals

Dylan Price


The Senior male team kumite also won a bronze medal..


Well done to everyone who entered and performed.  Looking forward to the next competition.