Wolverhampton 15th May 2022

Our medal tally 8 gold, 12 silver and 16 bronze. Might be more as I was so stressed running about trying to get inexperienced kids in the right place that I lost track of the tally. Also if i count teams as three medals we won way more. I will do another post on this weekend later, but I want to thank the organisers and everyone concerned with running a superb competition efficiently and amiably.

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Ryukyu Newcastle 16th April 2022

Ryukyu comp at Newcastle, we entered 18 students and won thanks to team events about 21 medals. There was no kumite for the youngsters and the whole thing could be described as a a little bit different. I was pleased with all the Dokan squad and there was a high stand of kata and teams.

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Warrington 27th March 2022

Second comp of 2022 for Dokan karate club. 33 students entered, half of those novices, so a testing day for all involved. We ended the day as the most successful karate club with a medal tally of approximately 17 gold, 21 silver, and 28 bronze, courtesy of team events. Of the tournament itself, I will say it was superbly run, and finishing well before 6.00 was an accomplishment in itself.

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Temple Park 6th February 2022

Congratulations to Eddie of Kenshin Kai who won the top external club award, there is a photo of us hansom chaps as I present him with the crystal glass trophy. I hosted this tournament to give novices an opportunity to compete and hopefully win an award, by creating multiple low grade and young children categories.
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