Successes for Wilford Karate School

From the 9th to the 11th August the 43rd Annual SKI-GB 3 Day Summer Gashuku and Dan Grading event took place, followed by the 43rd National Championships. Students from all over GB plus some from overseas took part including a contingent from Wilford Karate school.


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After three hard days of training under Asano Hanshi, Luke Beardsley and Marcus Chewings had to undergo their Shodan Examination – We are proud to congratulate them both on passing their grading and achieving Black Belt Shodan. A massive achievement for both, who have trained hard over the past 12 months +, committed themselves to the hard training, and done everything that was expected of them, both have shown incredible self-discipline and dedication.

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We also brought away a few medals at the Championships



Kumi Asano – Female Kata 16 Years +

Daniel Chewings – Male Kumite Under 9 Years

Marcus Chewings – Male Kumite 13-15 Years

Kumi Asano – Female Kumite 16 Years +

Susumu Asano – Male Kumite 18-39 Years

Male Team Kumite (Sonny Roberts, Luke Beardsley & Susumu Asano)


Daniel Chewings – Male Kata Under 9 Years

Marcus Chewings – Male Kata 13-15 Years



Sam Yeomans – Male Kata Under 9 Years

Sam Yeomans – Male Kumite Under 9 Years

Oliver Meadows – Male Kumite 11-12 Years


Well done to all those that competed though you did the club proud.


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