October 1, 2016

Welcome to Ipswich Higashi Shotokan Karate Club!

South East Open Karate Championships

South East Open Karate ChampionshipsOn Sunday 25th September 2016 11 students represented Ipswich Higashi SKC at the South East Open Karate Championships in Clacton, Essex. The event was open to all styles of karate and there were some excellent competitors there including National Squad members who were using the event Read More >>

KUGB Shotokan Cup Jack Somers 1st Place Senior Male Individual Kata

KUGB Shotokan Cup Jack Somers 1st Place Senior Male Individual KataThe KUGB Shotokan Cup was held on Saturday 17th September 2016 at Queens Park Leisure Centre in Derbyshire. This event was for Black and Brown Belts only and is for Individual Kata and Kumite. The day began well and Jack was up first on his area, he chose Kata "Enpi" and gained top Read More >>

KUGB Grand Slam August 2016 Individual Men's Kata Jack Somers 1st Place.

KUGB Grand Slam August 2016 Individual Men's Kata Jack Somers 1st Place.    On Saturday 3rd September 2016 the second KUGB Grand Slam of the year took place. The venue Queens Park Leisure Centre in Chesterfield. The event as usual was well attended by the squads from England, Wales, Scotland and Ireland.The day began with a warm up followed Read More >>

KUGB Lancaster Summer Course 2016

KUGB Lancaster Summer Course 2016The KUGB Summer Course took place at Lancaster University from Monday 8th to Friday 12th August 2016. The five day course was well attended with students all eager to train hard and gain knowledge. Jack Somers attended the course and arrived on the Sunday afternoon, got settled into the Read More >>

Excellent Kata Application Courses with Sensei Bob Rhodes

Excellent Kata Application Courses with Sensei Bob RhodesOn Sunday 31st July 2016 Sensei Jack Somers travelled down to Canterbury to attend a course being run at Canterbury Christ Church University SKC (CCCU SKC). This was the first of a series of Kata Application (Bunkai) courses that are being held by CCCU SKC. The Instructor for the day Read More >>

Fantastic Grading Day With Sensei Frank Brennan 8th Dan

Fantastic Grading Day With Sensei Frank Brennan 8th DanOn Saturday 23rd July 2016 Ipswich Higashi SKC held its second grading of the year at our Ipswich Academy Dojo. Our grading Instructor was Sensei Frank Brennan 8th Dan. The day began with a class for "Black and Brown Belts" who were put through their paces with Kihon, Kumite and Kata Read More >>

London International Open Karate at the O2 Arena

London International Open Karate at the O2 ArenaOn Sunday 17th July 2016 Ipswich Higashi SKC had a small squad of competitors travel to the O2 Arena to compete in the London International Karate Open Championships. This event was open to all styles of Karate and was taking place along side the Seni 2016 Combat and Strength show. The Read More >>

Ipswich Higashi SKC has a new Black Belt !!

Ipswich Higashi SKC has a new Black Belt !!On Saturday 16th July 2016 Andrew Steele and his daughter Tara travelled down to Bath to attend a KUGB Training/Grading course. The grading Instructors on the day were Sensei Andy Sherry 9th Dan and Sensei Billy Higgins 8th Dan. The course began with a training session for Brown Belts Read More >>

Fantastic performances at the KUGB National Youth Championships

Fantastic performances at the KUGB National Youth ChampionshipsOn Saturday 2nd July 2016 Ipswich Higashi SKC were once again travelling the road this time for the KUGB National Youth Championships which took place at Queens Park Leisure Centre in Chesterfield (this competition was for students 20 years and below.) The day started early as 34 club Read More >>

Grading with Sensei Frank Brennan 8th Dan

Grading with Sensei Frank Brennan 8th DanIpswich Higashi SKC will be hosting a grading and karate course with Sensei Frank Brennan 8th Dan on Saturday 23rd July 2016. The course is open to everyone and is as follows 11.00am - 12.30pm    Black and Brown Belts only 12.30pm - 2.00pm     All Grades     (Black Read More >>


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