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J.K.A. International Summer Camp 2018

Word doc : summer camp 2018 form (1)

PDF-form: summer camp 2018 form (1)



J.K.A 2018 Spring Camp, Windsor, England!

A Course officially sanctioned by J.K.A. H.Q at

The course will be held with attendance of J.K.A. H.Q instructor and includes dan gradings up to 5th dan.

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.

All welcome!

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:


S.T.K.F Information Kawasoe Course

Hi Everyone,

Hope the new e mail list is working, and thanks for coming back to me so quickly.

Kawasoe Sensei will be holding a course and Grading at Barrhead Foundry Sports Centre on Saturday 17th March. Course will start at 12.30pm , we will hold 2 classes and then the grading.

Could I ask ALL Instructors to complete an attendance list by next week, this is really important as I have to list all on the course for J.K.A.

If you do not submit the list, or if you need a new one, I will e mail to you.

Will keep you posted on all news.



International Summer Camp 2017 – Heriot Watt, Edinburgh

It is time for the yearly international summercamp in Edinburgh again. Please read the information carefully.

Below  you will find links to relevant forms. Also see HERE.  WELCOME! 🙂


HERIOT WATT FORM 2017 Word doc


For all Dan Grading applications – the official form must be used.  Please
download /save the form – fill in  and send the completed form to .

On receipt of the completed Dan grading
application form the costings for the applied Dan grading will be advised,
along with an affiliation fee if appropriate.  Please supply an up to date
e-mail address with all Dan grade applications.


Scottish Championships..



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


JKA Spring Camp Windsor 2017

It is that time of year again!,

Please find below information and forms for the 2017 JKA Windsor  Spring Camp. (Link to forms in bottom of article)                    afroeurasia-logo



 Friday 28th to Sunday 30th April 2017

 Windsor Leisure Centre, Stovell Road, Windsor, SL4 5JB


Mori Sensei                      Kamino Sensei                          Kawasoe Sensei           Naito Sensei

(JKA HQ)                         (JKA Japan)                 (JKA/ UKTKF)         (JKA Italy Chief Inst)



Guest Instructors:

Mori Sensei (JKA HQ), Kamino Sensei (JKA Japan), Kawasoe Sensei (JKA UK) and Naito Sensei (JKA Italy)


Friday 28th April – 1pm to 4.00pm – followed by Referees Seminar

Saturday 29th April – 11.00am to 2.00pm – Referees Seminar starts at 9.30am. Dan grading follows training.

Sunday 30th April – 11.00am to 2.00pm – Qualification exam starts at 9.30am – only for people who are  attending 2/3 days of the course


All times are approximate and may be subject to change depending on the number of course participants.  Any changes will be advised at the course. Or visit for updates.


Course will also include JKA Dan Grading (on Saturday) and JKA Qualification Exams.  Details overleaf.

3 Days Training – £99                      2 Days Training – £75                     

The referee’s course is FREE to persons attending 2 & 3 days of the course.

 Payment to be made at the door of the course.  Payment in cash and Great Britain Pounds ONLY for the training and US Dollars Only for the Grading and Qualification exams.


Training: To book training please complete the application form overleaf.  For UK applicants post the completed application to the following:  Kenny Taylor, 14 Kings Crescent, Elderslie, PA5 9AA, Scotland, UK.  Please include a stamped addressed envelope so that a receipt can be sent back.  For Overseas/ non UK applicants please either post to the above address or scan and email to: where an e-mail confirmation receipt will then be sent.  Ensure that the application form is filled in correctly and all the boxes are ticked for all days attending and Dan Grading or examinations being taken.


Training must be pre-booked due to the popularity of this course.

 This course is an open course and all grades are welcome

Dan Grading: Students wishing to Dan Grade must attend a minimum of 2 days training.  All students must complete the official JKA Dan Grading Application form (typed not hand written) (available online at and send this form to Martin Cracknell at: e-mail: at least 10 days before the course.  The costings of the Dan Grading will be advised on receipt of the application – ensure a current e-mail address is supplied with the application.  Payment can then be made on the door at the course.  Please come 30minutes before each class if booking in for the Grading. Payments for the Dan Grading Exams are in cash and US Dollars Only.

Qualification Exam:  All people wishing to take the Refereeing and/ or Instructors Qualification Exam must pre-register for the exam. The exam will consist of a practical and a written exam.  Knowledge of the JKA Tournament rules and Instructors Manual are essential for all people wishing to take the exams.  A copy of the manuals can be downloaded from the JKA web site on:   Each ‘C’ & ‘D’ level examination cost will be advised shortly and there will be a payment for sitting the exam and a payment for registering the exam.  All examination results are registered at JKA HQ Tokyo.  Payments for the Qualification Exams are in cash and US Dollars Only.


Forms HERE:

(Click link, Download, print , fill in and send as described in document)

Word doc: jka-spring-camp-2017

PDF-form: jka-spring-camp-2017

2016 J.K.A. Camp 19th-21st August in Edinburgh Scotland


This being the 34th  year this Camp has been held in Heriot Watt University with Sensei Kawasoe J.K.A. our Chief Instructor in the U.K.

This new £33 million Sport Centre for excellence has been secured for this camp for future years and is hosted by Kenny Taylor J.K.A.
The event is one of the largest J.K.A. Camps in the U.K. and within the fabulous new “Oriam Centre “ is able to hold easily 2-300 students in the one dojo. It is state of the art with so many ultra modern facilities
This year we hosted 15 countries and over 250 students with 4 J.K.A.Instructors,- this included J.K.A. Dan Gradings and Refereeing Qualifications
A big thank you to all the instructors and we are hoping to add many more next August 2017 at this event.
A big thank you to all the clubs throughout the world who brought students and a great friendly atmosphere to this camp. We welcome all to this camp and also the J.K.A.Windsor Camp, London( last weekend in April 2017). It is open and friendly, be sure of a great welcome.
Keep watching this website/ facebook for all events connected to J.K.A.
Best Wishes to all
Kenny Taylor

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Info about Summer camp in Norway

Info-PDF: Summer camp 2016


Accomodation at Heriot Watt University !

Rooms are available at the moment for £49.50p in limited numbers, once these have gone upgraded rooms at £60 should be available.
All rooms must be booked in groups of 10 persons, those who are travelling in one or two persons can contact the e mail address below and Karolina will try and co ordinate these persons into groups and make the bookings. All rooms must be paid for in advance for these prices, but are limited so book early please