Monthly update on club events!

Docklands and Ilford karate Newsletter December 2018




Dear All,

Well done to all our students who participated in the National Point-scoring Championships. We didn’t have as many take part as usual but came away with a disproportionately good 13 awards, which are listed below.

Adult Xmas “party”

Saturday 22nd December 7:30pm @ The Slug & Lettuce, Romford RM1 1NX. £11 payable in the dojo. All adult students and parents welcome. Less than 30 seconds walk from Railway Station.

Xmas Break Dates:

Docklands: last session is Wednesday 19th December & returning Monday 7th January

Ilford: Last session is Thursday 13th December & returning Thursday 3rd January.

December Club Gradings:

Tuesday 11th December @ Ilford dojo 7:30pm start

Monday 17th December @ docklands dojo 7pm start

All students must wear a clean white gi, possess or have applied for a license and bring appropriate pads. The fee up to 3rd kyu is £10, 2nd kyu £20 & 1st kyu £25. All participants must be punctual. Students will be informed 1 or 2 sessions prior if they can attend.

Calendar of Events

Sunday 14th January 2019 Kagami Biraki. New Year training course with Hanshi Steve Arneil 10th dan, Alan Davies 6th dan & Sensei Lia Howlett . All students are encouraged to attend. Link:

T-Shirts: Are available in the dojo in White for adults & Juniors. Black from small to XL for adults. Cost £8 junior sizes & £10 adult sizes (small to XXL).

Shihan Nick & Maria da Costa can be contacted by the following:

Tel: 01708 743789