Coming up: Ippon Ken Karate Club Karate Competition 2015

This year Ippon Ken Karate Club will be hosting their competition on the 18th October 2015 at Akeley Wood.

Further details are available on the Ippon Ken Karate Club website or on their Facebook page. Alternatively, just speak to Sensei Kathy Dearden directly, if you see her after training on Saturdays.

Squad training will be starting soon, so please have a think about teams and categories. Good luck to everyone who is entering.




Well Done Team WCSK and BHSKC!

On Sunday 11th May 2014 a team of competitors from WCSK and BHSKC entered the Chase Wado Kai Staffordshire International Karate Championship in which they had great success winning an impressive haul of medals in the kata tournament.


Category Competitor Medal 
13 – 15 years boy’s 3rd Kyu and above, Shotokan only Daniel Eccles Bronze
16 years and above, female, Shotokan only 3rd kyu and above Lyndsay Daly Gold
16 years and above, male, Shotokan only 3rd Kyu and above Matt Russell Gold
Ian Edwards Silver
40 years plus, mixed, 3rd Kyu and above Austin Birks Gold
 Sue Hessian Bronze
Adult pairs, mixed, 3rd kyu and above Matt Russell & Daniel Eccles Gold
Lyndsay Daly & Christie Price Silver
Sue Hessian & Ian Edwards Bronze
Male Grand Champion Shotokan vs Wado, Two competitors only Matt Russell Gold
Female Grand Champion Shotokan vs Wado, Two competitors only Lyndsay Daly Silver