December 10, 2016

Welcome to Ipswich Higashi Shotokan Karate Club!

***IPSWICH HIGASHI SKC HAS A NEW DOJO***

***IPSWICH HIGASHI SKC HAS A NEW DOJO***Great 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 >>

David Moore and Heston Woodward 3rd Dan success

David Moore and Heston Woodward 3rd Dan successOn Saturday 1st October 2016 the KUGB held the second Special Dan grading course of 2016 for those grading for 3rd Dan and above. The event took place at the superb venue of Bath University. The course as always was extremely well attended with not just those who had come to grade Read More >>

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 >>


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