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Hartlepool Wadokai 2014 dates

Federation European Wadokai Championships, Sat 1st & Sun 2nd November

Reading, UK

We would like to congratulate Lewis Muldown, Joe Flounders & Daniel Spires who competed as part of the Wadokai England team. Results: Daniel – GOLD in Team Kata, Joe – SILVER in Kumite, Lewis – SILVER in Kata. Well done guys. Those interested in trying for the England squad in 2015 need to speak to Sensei Carl or Amy ASAP.


EKF Northern Region Squad Training, Saturday 15th November

We were pleased once again to host the English Karate Federation Northern Squad training at our Dojo HQ. A number of fighters have no doubt been taking a well deserved break after a busy season so the attendance was a little down on the other sessions this year but the fighters were still put through their paces and given some fantastic coaching. We’re really looking forward to the next one!


Club Only AUTUMN Championships, Sunday 23rd November

We’ve posted the results on this blog already and will add photos of the day asap.





Sensei Keith Walker Masters Course, Sunday 30th November

This is a fantastic opportunity to train with one of the top Wadokai instructors in the country, right in our own Dojo HQ. This course is also open to non-club members. (Address is: 126 Whitby Street South, Hartlepool, TS24 7LP – we’ll even have  a cuppa waiting for you!)

12-2pm – 13 years & under, £10

2-5pm – 14 years & above, £15


Wed 3rd December –  CLUB CLOSED – no classes. No other dates are affected


Club Grading, Sat 6th & Sun 7th December

Full details are available at the club


Wadokai England Squad Training         Saturday 13th December

@ Dojo HQ, 12noon registration (12.30-2.30 – Kumite, 3-5pm Kata approx), £15

We are very pleased to be hosting a Wadokai England squad training session at our own Dojo HQ. It’s quite nice not having to travel to events sometimes. The course will be led by Sensei Lee Minion & Sensei Stennet Harvey and will count towards the 2015 squad selection attendance requirement. This session includes a Kumite session & a Kata session. Students can do one or both sessions for the same fee.

I can’t emphasise how good an opportunity this is for all students to gain some valuable competition experience, please support the course if you can.


Club End of Year Adult Meal, Saturday 13th December

Owton Lodge, 7pm onwards. £8 each (2 courses) £11 each (3 courses), 14yrs+

We would like to invite all of our students (14yrs+), parents and friends to join us at the Owton Lodge for bite to eat and a couple of pints of… pepsi to celebrate another successful year at  the club. The menu can be viewed here. The meal will need to be booked & paid for by the end of November. We would also like to invite our Wadokai friends who may decide to stay over in town and make a night of it.


Club FREE End of Year Training Course, 12-2pm Saturday 20th December

All of our students are welcome to join us for our FREE end of year training course. We follow on with the Shiramizu (The Karate dojo that Amy & Carl trained with for a year in Japan) tradition of doing 1000 punches – it’s not as bad as it sounds :-). Little Ninjas – please see Sensei Amy for the times of your end of year session.



Club Christmas Party, 3-6pm, Saturday 20th December

The Christmas Party follow our end of year training course. Tickets available now:  £3 each or £10 for a family (Same household)


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