Shotokan Karate Centres SKCE 3rd National Championship

Only one week after our grading we went on to the 3rd SKCE National Championship.

SKCE Oxted was represented by 3 students and Sensei Alexandra Merisoiu who came back with a total of 6 medals:

Max Bentley
– 3rd place SANBON KUMITE BOYS JUNIOR 12yrs & under  Up to 7th Kyu

Julian Bentley
– 2nd place KATA MALE VETERAN   Up to 4th Kyu
– 2nd place SANBON KUMITE MALE VETERAN   Up to 8th Kyu

Richard Matheson
– 2nd place SANBON KUMITE MALE SENIOR 19 yrs +   Up to 4th Kyu

Alexandra Merisoiu
– 1st place KUMITE FEMALE SENIOR 16 yrs +   Shodan & above
– 2nd place KATA FEMALE SENIOR 19 yrs +   3rd Kyu & above


The total number of entries was larger than expected with 254 individual kata entrants, 242 kumite entrants and 59 team entrants and, for the first time, SKCE had extended invitations for other Shotokan organisations.


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