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Ipswich 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 >>
On 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 >>
On 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 >>
The 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 >>
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 >>
The 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 >>
On 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 >>
On 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 >>
On 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 >>
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 >>
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