Jan 2017 newsletter

Hello to all RSKC members and parents, Welcome to 2017!!

We hope you have had a fantastic festive break and are ready for a busy year ahead, the calendar is already looking pretty full. As well as squad training, competitions, Black and Brown belt courses and guest instructors, RSKC senior instructors are already preparing club members for February’s grading on the 23rd Feb with Sensei Andy Shrerry. Here are some more dates for your diary.

Competition Dates so far….
Competition can be daunting, but it is an excellent way of preparing for gradings, as well as being a test of your knowledge, skill and composure. If you or your child is interested in competing, please see Liam or Angela. Squad member will be expected to compete and build upon the sucesses of 2016, but we would like many more people to compete too.
29th Jan – Liverpool Open (This may replace squad training on 29th Jan, depending on numbers)
18th Feb – KUGB University/College Championships
4th March – North West Open
19th March –KUGB Kyu Grade Championships
6th May – KUGB National Championships
27th May – KUGB Liverpool Youth Championships
1st July – KUGB National Youth Championships
2nd Sept –KUGB Shotokan Cup
21st Oct – KUGB Northern Regional Championships

Squad Training Dates
Squad training will be resuming very soon, under the instruction of Sensei Liam Stone.
Anyone wanting to attend to train with the squad or be on the squad for 2017, please see Liam or Angela. It is £2 to train from 12pm-2pm after the main Sunday session on the
following dates…
15th & 29th January 19 February
5th & 12th March 9th & 30th April
14th & 21st May 11th June
9th & 23rd July August – None
10th & 24th September 1st October
5th & 12 November 3rd & 17th December

KUGB Courses and events
There are KUGB event held throughout the year. For a full list of events and details,please see the KUGB Website or the KUGB Facebook page. If anyone is interested in going, please ask around. It may be that other people are attending, allowing for car shares etc. There are a number of RSKC brown belts who should be attending the (FREE) KUGB black and brown belt courses this year!
22nd Jan – KUGB All Grades course – Leeds
4th Feb – Black & Brown course – Chesterfield
23rd April – KUGB Dan Grading Course – Chesterfield
30th April – KUGB B&B Course – Holywell
14th May – Referees and Judges Courses
28th May – B&B Course, Manchester
4th June – Northern Region Kumite Development Coures
23rd July – Northern Region Kata Masterclass
7th Aug – Karate Summer School (Mon-Fri)
16th Sept – B&B Course, Barnsley
1st Oct – Northern region Kumite Development Training
8th Oct – Referees and Judges Course
15th Oct – Norther Region Kata Masterclass
22nd Oct – B&B Course
19th Nov – B&B Course
2nd Dec – B&B Course

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