It is with great regret I have to inform you of the cancellation of the 2020 Windsor J.K.A. Course.
This is due to the Covid-19 Virus and the closure and cancellation of flights and gatherings in the U.K. and Europe.
This situation is beyond our control as I am sure you understand, we must put the safety of individuals as a priority, therefore we have no option but to take this course of action in line with Government advice.
We will update the website on a regular basis for your information
Dear all, a group has been created on Facebook for Sensei Taylor to communicate to all clubs in the Federation.
JKA World Federation Scotland. Please join this group to keep updated.
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Due to Covid-19 Renfrewshire Council has taken the decision to cancel all major events at their facilities until the 6th April. As a result the Scottish Kata Championships on the 28th March have been cancelled until further notice. Please accept our apologies, but the circumstances are obviously outside our control.
Information regarding Windsor Spring Camp 1/2/3rd May
The course will still go ahead as planned, all Instructors are booked and approval given by J.K.A.H.Q.
Kawasoe Sensei is resident in London and that is good. Regarding the Corona Virus situation, only a outright ban on all events would result in rescheduling the course. We hope you will al attend and that the situation will be resolved by this time.
We will of course keep you informed through the Kawasoesensei.wordpress.com website on a regular basis.
Look forward to seeing you all in Windsor
Please use the form below for booking training at the Windsor Spring Camp 2020. Send direct via e-mail to : email@example.com
For other forms/applications see: Forms/applications
WOULD ALL PARTIES CONCERNED PLEASE NOTE AND DISTRIBUTE THIS INFORMATION ON ALL MEDIAS
Windsor course and grading will not be in April 2020 it has changed to 1st / 2nd /3rd MAY 2020
This is due to several issues one being the London Marathon in April25/26 and accommodation cost would be very high for everyone, and availability of Instructors. All dates are now confirmed.
2020 KAWASOE SENSEI KARATE DATES FOR SCOTLAND:
J.K.A.W.F. COURSE AND GRADING
SEPT 18th – 20th
Dec. 4th – 6th
INTERNATIONAL J.K.A.W.F. SPRING CAMP – WINDSOR LEISURE CENTRE
STOVELL RD. WINDSOR
APRIL 24TH – 26TH
changed to 1st / 2nd /3rd MAY 2020
KAWASOE SENSEI +J.K.A.H.Q. INSTRUCTORS
J.K.A.W.F. SCOTLAND INTERNATIONAL SUMMER CAMP AUGUST 14TH – 16TH
KAWASOE SENSEI + J.K.A.H.Q. INSTRUCTORS LAGOON LEISURE CENTRE, PAISLEY.5 minutes from Glasgow Airport
A nice “wee” article in Barrhead News on Wedn. May 1st about the talented members of Barrhead Karate Club. Some nice pictures too.
Sharing it here for you to see, or download the PDF here .Thanks to Cameron Buchanan for scanning and sending 😉
Just confirming details of the forthcoming
J.K.A.Camp in Windsor London
DATE 3rd. /4th. /5th. MAY 2019
INSTRUCTORS; KAWASOE SENSEI & SHINA SENSEI
Grading registration from 12.30pm
Friday Grading and course Registration 12.30pm
Friday Training starts 2pm
Saturday Training starts 3pm
Sunday Training starts 10.30am – 1.30pm
Saturday Grading Registration 11.30am ( before training due to hall restrictions)
Saturday GRADING STARTS 12,30PM
As the course will be very busy please complete the booking form which will appear on the website kawasoesensei.wordpress.com
Gradings up to 5th Dan will take place. Price details will follow
More info and to follow.
Download and print/fill in.
Kawasoe Sensei’s course and Grading Friday 14.th Sept. in St. Modens School 6.30pm Saturday 15th Paisley Lagoon Centre 12.30pm and Sunday 16 St. John’s School Perth 10 am
DECEMBER WILL BE ; SAME VENUES AND TIMES: Dates; 30th Nov. 1st Dec. and 2nd Dec. 2018
CHAMPIONSHIPS J.K.A. W.F. SCOTLAND
This title encompasses both West and East Scottish Groups and will be for JUNIOR/CADET/ADULT ON SATURDAY 10TH NOVEMBER STARTING 9AM in LAGOON LEISURE CENTRE, PAISLEY. Forms and timings will be with you shortly, also on the WEBSITE kawasoesensei.wordpress.com
We are in the process of having over 30 new Coaching Licences issued to our Instructors by the Governing Body S.K.G.B. as official and approved by SPORT SCOTLAND . We will publish on the website all names as it is a great achievement by our Instructors. I would like to thank them all for the time and effort in completing these courses.
AFRO EURASIA CHAMPIONSHIPS
These friendship Championships will be open to all our friends who are interested. we will send out details if you contact us using the website and our contact e-mail. We have had a great response in the past and would like to continue with the multi nation competition. Details by December 2018, check website.
The 2018 J.K.A.W.F. Scotland Summer Camp and Dan Grading were held 14th – 16th of August this year at the New venue near Glasgow. This venue is only 5 minutes from Glasgow Airport and in the centre of Paisley.
This was so successful that we intend to hold the event every year at this excellent venue,accommodation was less expensive than Edinburgh and the train to the centre of Glasgow only take 11 minutes and run every 15 minutes.. If flying into Edinburgh Airport the train only takes 45 minutes to Glasgow, so all in all a convenient and livly venue.
The course was Instructed by Kawasoe Sensei and Shina Sensei over the 3 days with really good and structured training for all grades. The course was attended by over 170 Black Belts and many brown and kyu grades,classes were split and Instructors changed twice daily. Both Instructors displayed great enthusiasm and effort in every class, encouraging and inspiring students to achieve greater skills.
All kyu and all gradings including 5th Dan took place on Saturday afternoon, withover 69 students taking Black Belt Gradings. Shina Sensei and Kawasoe Sensei gave advice and were very helpful in giving advice to all candidates. The pass rate was very good and everyone appreciated the support and advice given.
Helen our webmaster will update the site over the next week or so, please send in comments sign up for updates to come through to you automatically, this will keep you up to speed with the official information for the rest of the year and 2019 also. I would like to hold a Winter Course in the future as an extra with different Instructors invited, including Kawasoe Sensei of course, I will let you know.
A Course officially sanctioned by J.K.A. H.Q at
WINDSOR LEISURE CENTRE STOVELL RD., WINDSOR.
The course will be held with attendance of J.K.A. H.Q instructor and includes dan gradings up to 5th dan.
Due to a technical change the GRADINGS WILL BE HELD IN A SEPARATE BUILDING
Friday 27th April 1:30pm.
Saturday 28th April 9:00am-11:30am
followed by Grading to 5th dan.
Sunday 29th April 10:30am.
£99 for 3 days or £75 for 2 days.
NOTE: All Federations may publicise the course on social media, websites etc. from today, I apologise for the late notice as we have been waiting for some time on official confirmation from J.K.A.H.Q.
Any further queries e-mail K. Taylor at: firstname.lastname@example.org
To all clubs listed under these pages,- you are responsible for updating your calendar/events.
Send PDF or list to Webmaster and it will be put up as soon as time allows
..to one and all!
Any questions/comments regarding courses, events, training etc MUST be adressed to Kenneth Taylor , Martin Cracknell or Stevie Weir or send a message on JKA Afro-Eurasia Facebookpage! ;).. NOT webmaster..
It is now time to update info from different clubs allready in here,- this can be sent to Webmaster.
Be good and behave! 🙂
ON SATURDAY 14TH NOVEMBER 2015 WAS HELD THE GREAT
SCOTTISH 2015 JAPAN KARATE ASSOCIATION CHAMPIONSHIPS
CHAMPIONSHIPS – JUNIOR / CADET / SENIOR
Saturday 14th Nov. 2015
Lagoon Leisure Ctr. Christe st. Paisley start 10am
Dear Members, Mums and Dads,
We would like to invite you and your children come along to have a great experience at the Annual Scottish Championships. This year we have added more categories to accommodate everyone, beginners included, everyone will receive a memento for taking part.
There are events which encourage children to participate at their own level win fantastic medals and giant cups to win. This kind of event is important to everyone as it helps to build confidence when taking part in Exams and we would ask you to consider letting the children compete, and give them a fun day on 14th. November.
The J.K.A. Scottish Championships for Junior/Cadet/Senior is open to anyone training in J.KA.W.F.S. and Tora Kai. Anyone who are members are asked to participate in these Championships.
Every Chief Instructor has details about this and the Category Forms. These must be completed by the Monday 26th October as the entries have to be in by the 1st November
We would like to thank JKA Italia for hosting the 2nd JKA Afro-Eurasia Championships and thank all of the organizers and support staff that went into making this another resounding success of a Championship. We would also like to thank each of the 18 countries that attended the Championships, all of the athletes, Team Managers and Coaches as well as all of the supporters from these countries and all of the referees and officials that helped to keep the 2 days running. This Championship is billed as a Friendly Championship and after the weekend we can certainly say that as one of our goals for these Championships then this was a sure fire success with everyone in the arena joining hands for an excellent rendition of “Auld Lang Syne” – showing the co-operation and friendship that all countries brought.
It was a perfect area for this type of Championship with plenty of things to do before and after the Championships for the teams and supporters in a very scenic area of Italy.
A sincere thank you to Mori Sensei ( JKA WF HQ Executive Director) , Naito Sensei, Kamino Sensei and Kawasoe Sensei for their presence and endorsement of these championships.
Click on images to view in slider
Finals & Winners
Preliminary rounds ( new slideshows to come from Finals & Winners)
You will now find a word-format form for the JKA Spring Camp – Windsor 2015 under the Forms/Applications – section. It should automatically download to your device.
However.. if you have necessary updates you would like have done to YOUR page here under Related clubs and/or Events/calendar, such as training schedules, calendar/events etc.. you are asked to send this information to WEBMASTER from the contactpage only, not in comments ;).
Find examples under Related clubs;Avoniel & Redburn SKC, and Events/Calendar;Calendar Ireland/Northern Ireland
Some information on the J.K.A Official Course at Edinburgh this year, attending were Sensei Mori M.D. J.K.A.H.Q. Tokyo, Sensei Kamino, Sensei Naito from Italy and Sensei Kawasoe from U.K.
This year we also held an official J.K.A. Referees and Judges course, this followed on from the April Course in Windsor London with many candidates receiving their official J.K.A. qualifications in Judging and Refereeing, from J.K.A H.Q. The course was over 3 days with practical and theory exams taking place, also new candidates took part for the experience and the course was free and the attendance was really good.
The training consisted of two classes each day, changing Instructors after each class, it was the largest course held in the U.K. with J.K.A. and the instructors structured it tremendously well. The variety of teaching is a credit to the superb quality of these Individuals and their ability to build classes covering all aspects from beginners to the highest grades. We thank members from over 15 countries who attended; this is what it is about, friendly environment, quality of J.K.A. instructors, and helping people to attain their goals in Grading and Refereeing, not forgetting improving their karate skills, the most important.
Next year we will have an April course with J.K.A.H.Q. Instructors in London, everyone is welcome, our courses are open to all Shotokan practitioners.
JKA Afro-Eurasia is growing with clubs and Associations joining on a monthly basis, this is great news for J.K.A.H.Q. As the membership increases year upon year we are arranging many more activities to establish the open door policy of JKA Afro-Eurasia and the J.K.A.H.Q. Keep checking our website for updated information on J.K.A. activities throughout the world.
The future is looking bright, come and join us. JKA Afro- Eurasia is for everyone who would like to be a part of the J.K.A.H.Q. Organisation. For details e mail or contact us anytime.
Phone: +44 07766953067 / +44 07879698121
Slideshow from the weekend, all images courtesy of Steven Weir:
JKA AFRO-EURASIA CHAMPIONSHIPS – PAISLEY, SCOTLAND MAY 2013
The Organisers would like to thank all of the athletes, Team Managers, Coaches, Spectators, Referees, support staff and VIP’s who made the inaugural JKA Afro-Eurasia Championships a resounding success. We would like to thank everyone for all of the positive feedback that we have received and we are so happy that people have raved about the hospitality and the organisation of the Championships. We appreciate all of the hard work in the training and the travelling that a lot of people had to do to attend these Championships and without all of the athletes and their support staff then we could not have been able to make this a success.
We would also like to thank Mori Sensei for taking the time, along with Kamino, Naito and Kawas…oe Senseis to hold a referees seminar on the Friday and to give more practical training and guidance to all of the referees attending the Championships.
Again we would like to thank Mori Sensei for his positive comments and words of encouragement on the Championships. It is a great honour to have the backing and support of the JKA HQ for these Championships.
Lastly we really appreciate the time that members of Government, both national and local, gave to attend the Championships and we were pleased that Jim Murphy MP accepted the post of Honorary President for the Championships. Along with Mr Murphy we had Hugh Henry MSP and Mark McMillan Local Council Leader attending. Plus we had the backing of Douglas Alexander MP.
We thank everyone who participated and attended the Championships – it was all of you who made this a success. We are grateful to one and all.
JKA Afro-Eurasia Committee
Female Individual Kata
1st. Italy Francesca Barnaba
2nd. Norway Marianne Hasle Dahl
3rd. Italy Elena Gasparetti
Female Team Kata
Female Individual Kumite
1st. Italy Valeria Marelli
2nd. Norway Nora Elmrani
3rd. Germany Vivien Weiselowski
Female Team Kumite
Male Individual Kata
1st. Germany Philip Grahl
2nd. Italy Andrea Gasparetti
3rd. Israel Gili Baruch
Male Team Kata
Male Individual Kumite
1st. Norway Mostafa Elmrani
2nd. Switzerland Luca Sericano
3rd. England Leon Gordon
Male Team Kumite