March 25, 2017

Welcome to Ipswich Higashi Shotokan Karate Club!

KUGB Central Region Championships 2017

KUGB Central Region Championships 2017Ipswich Higashi SKC travelled up to Queens Park Leisure Centre on Saturday 11th March 2017 to compete at the KUGB Central Region Championships. The day started early as 23 competitors, Sensei Stephen Hunt, Sensei David Moore and the club parents and supporters all boarded the coach in Read More >>

KUGB Grand Slam success for Jack Somers

KUGB Grand Slam success for Jack Somers****Jack Somers takes 1st place in Individual Male Kata at KUGB Grand Slam**** On Saturday 25th February the first Grand Slam of 2017 took place at Queens Park Leisure Centre in Chesterfield. This was the first competition of the year for all KUGB Squads to test out their squad Read More >>

Presentation Cup Karate Championships

Presentation Cup Karate ChampionshipsOn Sunday 5th February 2017, Ipswich Higashi SKC were in action at the first competition of the year the "Presentation Cup Karate Championships". The squad of 15 including Sensei Jack Somers travelled the short distance to Clacton on Sea in Essex for a 10am start. The day began well Read More >>

January Karate Course with Jack Somers

January Karate Course with Jack SomersThe first event for 2017 will be held on Saturday 21st January 2017 with Jack Somers 3rd Dan. Jack has been a member of the KUGB England Kata Squad for 10 years he was also on the KUGB Junior Kumite Squad for 7 years. He has competed for KUGB England on many occasions and has Read More >>

Ipswich Higashi SKC has a new black belt!

Ipswich Higashi SKC has a new black belt!Congratulations to Matthew Gillespie who gained his black belt at Egham in Surrey on Saturday 3rd December 2016. He joins a long list of students who have graded for their black belts this year. Everyone at the club send their congratulations to Matthew a big well done. Read More >>

Ipswich Higashi SKC has a NEW DoJo

Ipswich Higashi SKC has a NEW DoJoGreat news Ipswich Higashi SKC has a new Dojo as from Tuesday 3rd January 2017 the club will be moving to Suffolk One, Scrivener Drive, Ipswich, IP8 3SU. Our training nights will be Monday, Tuesday and Thursday 6.30pm-8.30pm. This is an exciting time for the club the new venue is Read More >>

ESKA European Championships 2016

ESKA European Championships 2016The ESKA European Karate Championships took place in Chalkida, Greece on Friday 25th to Sunday 27th November 2016. The KUGB had squads from England, Wales, Scotland, Ireland and Northern Ireland all competing at the three day event. Jack Somers had been selected to represent KUGB Read More >>

Grand Karate Cup Championships 2016

Grand Karate Cup Championships 2016The final competition for the younger members of the club for this year the "Grand Karate Cup Championships" took place on Sunday 13th November 2016 at Clacton in Essex. Ipswich Higashi SKC had a small squad of 10 students, their parents and supporters and Sensei David Moore all Read More >>

Ipswich Higashi has a new Black Belt!! Well done Gillian Shemming.

Ipswich Higashi has a new Black Belt!! Well done Gillian Shemming.On Sunday 23rd October 2016 the KUGB held a Black and Brown belt training course and Grading in Lichfield. The course was as always excellent and extremely well attended. Sensei Andy Sherry 9th Dan and Sensei Billy Higgins 8th Dan were the grading Instructors for the day. Ipswich Read More >>

Jack Somers selected for ESKA European Championships 2016

Jack Somers selected for ESKA European Championships 2016Ipswich Higashi SKC are proud to announce that Jack Somers has been selected to represent KUGB England at the up coming ESKA European Karate Championships in Chalkida, Greece, 25th to the 27th November 2016. Jack will join his fellow England team mates who will spend a few days Read More >>


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