SEKF

SEKF Elite Selected for Portugal

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Posted by: Collin Rudkin on 9th October 2017 at 4:35 pm
SEKF Elite Selected for Portugal

Congratulations to our four hard working elite athletes who have all been selected to represent the SEKF at the forthcoming international in Portugal.....Carla Rudkin-Guillen, current British and British International Open Silver medallist...Elliott...

 

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Categories: Competitions, SEKF,

British International Success

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Posted by: Collin Rudkin on 3rd October 2017 at 12:45 pm
British International Success

Congratulations to Team SEKF for their great success at the British International Championships....One Gold and two silvers medals. Our seven elite athletes trained very hard in preperation for this event, which already showed the previous week at...

 

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Categories: Competitions, SEKF,

Five Champions at the BIKO Open

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Posted by: Collin Rudkin on 27th September 2017 at 11:25 am
Five Champions at the BIKO Open

The SEKF squad were on top form at the recent BIKO Championships. After some great performances throughout the day, the SEKF squad achieved Five gold medal champions, two silvers and four bronze medals. The day started great with young Thomas...

 

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Categories: Competitions, SEKF,

SEKF Summer Camp

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Posted by: Collin Rudkin on 26th August 2017 at 8:05 am
SEKF Summer Camp

A big thank you to Danny and the Mentors for running another great summer camp this year. The camp was a massive success and looking at the photos, I can see why......Fun, Fun, and more Fun.

 

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Elite Karate Camp with Fran Salazar

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Posted by: Collin Rudkin on 6th August 2017 at 10:40 am
Elite Karate Camp with Fran Salazar

Some of our lucky SEKF squad members enjoyed a great week of elite karate training at Fran Salazar's Dojo in Madrid. Fran was fantastic as usual, teaching some great kata, drills and Physical training. To compliment Fran's World class kata training,...

 

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Categories: Days Out, SEKF,

Carla on Fire

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Posted by: Collin Rudkin on 3rd July 2017 at 4:00 pm
Carla on Fire

On Sunday 2nd July, a few of the SEKF elite squad members travelled to Worcester to compete in the Central England Karate Championships. Carla Rudkin-Guillen was first up to compete in the under 13's kata and took this category by storm, impressing...

 

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Categories: Competitions, SEKF,

Fran Salazar Mentors the SEKF Kata Squad

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Posted by: Collin Rudkin on 14th June 2017 at 12:40 pm
Fran Salazar Mentors the SEKF Kata Squad

Fran Salazar, fresh from his recent Team European Gold medal, visited the SEKF in England to mentor the kata squad. Fran showed the squad some good ideas for better movement within the katas and followed up by teaching another great kata for...

 

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Two Silver Medals At The Four Nations

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Posted by: Collin Rudkin on 28th May 2017 at 1:10 pm
Two Silver Medals At The Four Nations

Well done to the SEKF squad for their great performances at the Four Nations this weekend.....Carla Rudkin-Guillen continued her medal streak and managed a fantastic silver medal in the -12 years kata, winning her first three rounds 5-0 with some...

 

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Categories: Competitions, SEKF,

SEKF Kata Squad Success

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Posted by: Collin Rudkin on 22nd May 2017 at 8:45 pm
SEKF Kata Squad Success

Congratulations to the SEKF kata squad for their recent success at Paul Campbell's, United Styles karate championships. Carla Rudkin-Guillen performed eight great kata’s, winning a silver medal in the -12 years category, followed by a bronze...

 

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Categories: Competitions, SEKF,

New Forest Fun Run 17

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Posted by: Collin Rudkin on 8th May 2017 at 8:30 pm
New Forest Fun Run 17

Well done to everyone who supported our New Forest Fun Run this year. With over 100 enthusiastic runners, the SEKF fun run was a great success and as exciting as ever. It was great to witness Mrs Emma Burn swimming accross the forest stream after...

 

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Categories: Fundraising, SEKF,

SEKF Win Medals at the WKU Open

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Posted by: Collin Rudkin on 6th May 2017 at 5:15 pm
SEKF Win Medals at the WKU Open

Well done to the SEKF squad for their great performances at the WKU Open. After a hard days competing against some of the top federations in the country, I am pleased to announce that the SEKF squad managed to win two silvers and two bronze medals....

 

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Categories: Competitions, SEKF,

Amazing Performances at the USA Open

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Posted by: Collin Rudkin on 20th April 2017 at 1:50 pm
Amazing Performances at the USA Open

Congratulations to Carla and Louis for their amazing performances over the past few days at the USA Open. No medals this time. However, Carla managed three great Kata's and lost to the silver medalist, whilst Louis had six great rounds beating some...

 

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Categories: Competitions, SEKF,

Easter Camp 17

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Posted by: Collin Rudkin on 19th April 2017 at 7:40 am
Easter Camp 17

Thanks to Danny for running another successful Easter Camp. I have received some great feedback as usual, especially for the array of sweeps practised and the variety of games played. Well done everyone who attended!

 

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Categories: SEKF,

James Arnold's success at the English Championships

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Posted by: Collin Rudkin on 10th April 2017 at 8:15 pm
James Arnold's success at the English Championships

Three of the SEKF elite squad hopefuls, Louis Naraine, the current Four Nations Kumite Champion, James Arnold, current WKU Kumite Champion and Zak Smyth, our kata representative, travelled to Leicester to compete in the English Karate Championships....

 

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Categories: Competitions, SEKF,

Carla Wins Silver At The CHKA Open

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Posted by: Collin Rudkin on 4th April 2017 at 10:35 am
Carla Wins Silver At The CHKA Open

Congratulations to Carla for winning a well deserved silver medal at the CHKA Open, just losing out 2-1 in the final against a student of Aimee Sell (The under 21's England kata coach) .....A great confidence boost for Carla just one week before...

 

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Categories: Competitions, SEKF,

Chojinkai Open Medals

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Posted by: Collin Rudkin on 20th March 2017 at 9:00 am
Chojinkai Open Medals

Last weekend the SEKF squad travelled to Cumbria to compete in the Chojinkai Junior Open. Unfortunately, due to illness and exams only three elite squad members were available to attend. However, this gave Danny and I the opportunity to concentrate...

 

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Categories: Competitions, SEKF,

Willie Thomas Runs Squad Session For The SEKF

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Posted by: Collin Rudkin on 28th February 2017 at 1:40 pm
Willie Thomas Runs Squad Session For The SEKF

My good friend Willie Thomas 7th Dan, Ex World Karate Champion and England Kumite Coach, took time out to visit the SEKF squad in the New Forest one last time before he takes on the exciting role as Head Kumite Coach in Hong Kong. Willie, had...

 

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Categories: SEKF,

International Match

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Posted by: Collin Rudkin on 27th January 2017 at 5:50 pm
International Match

The SEKF squad enjoyed an exciting international kata and kumite match with my good friend Fran Salazar and his students from Madrid. The day started with Fran putting the students through a few rigorous kata training drills which were enjoyed by...

 

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Categories: Competitions, SEKF,

SEKF Christmas Party

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Posted by: Collin Rudkin on 3rd January 2017 at 10:35 am
SEKF Christmas Party

What a great night at the SEKF Christmas party. I would like to thank our squad parents for suppling the lovely party food and raffle prizes. A special thank you is in order for Sasha for making all the cakes and working so hard in the kitchen to...

 

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Categories: Fundraising, Club Awards, SEKF,

Four WKU Champions

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Posted by: Collin Rudkin on 28th November 2016 at 6:30 pm
Four WKU Champions

The SEKF squad traveled to Weston-Super-Mare to compete at the WKU championships. This was the last competition of the year and expectations were high as the squad have worked hard all year, especially the students on the elite training program as...

 

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Categories: Competitions, SEKF,

SEKF Inter-Club Championships

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Posted by: Collin Rudkin on 28th November 2016 at 10:00 am
SEKF Inter-Club Championships

Well done to everyone who competed at the recent SEKF Inter-Club competition, especially Thomas Klems, Carla Rudkin-Guillen and Alessio Sebis who all managed to win two gold medals each. I would also like to thank all the instructors, mentors and...

 

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Categories: Competitions, SEKF,

Fran Salazar World Class Kata Course

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Posted by: Collin Rudkin on 15th November 2016 at 9:40 am
Fran Salazar World Class Kata Course

Fresh from his fantastic WKF World Bronze Team Kata Medal Success, Fran Salazar, took time out of his busy training schedule to visit my family in Bournemouth and run a course for the SEKF. Fran who represents Spain, has fifty international medals...

 

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Categories: SEKF,

Carla and Louis Win Medals at the C E International Open

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Posted by: Collin Rudkin on 19th October 2016 at 9:50 pm
Carla and Louis Win Medals at the C E International Open

Congratulations to Carla Rudkin-Guillen and Louis Naraine for both winning medals at the recent C E International Open. Carla who is only nine years old, performed four great katas in the under 12 years category and won a well deserved bronze medal....

 

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Willie Thomas Runs Kumite Course For The SEKF

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Posted by: Collin Rudkin on 19th October 2016 at 5:20 pm
Willie Thomas Runs Kumite Course For The SEKF

Willie Thomas 7th Dan and ex World Champion, recently took time out of his busy schedule in charge of the England kumite squad to run a course for the SEKF. Willie's experience at World level competition really inspired the students throughout the...

 

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Categories: SEKF,

Elite Personal Training Program

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Posted by: Collin Rudkin on 6th September 2016 at 1:45 pm
Elite Personal Training Program

Congratulations to Louis Naraine, current British Champion, Carla Rudkin-Guillen, current WKU and SEKF Champion, Zak Smyth, current SEKF champion and Adam Barnes, current SEKF champion for being selected on to the winter term Elite Personal Training...

 

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Categories: Competitions, SEKF,

Madrid Training Camp with Fran Salazar

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Posted by: Collin Rudkin on 25th August 2016 at 6:25 pm
Madrid Training Camp with Fran Salazar

A few lucky SEKF squad members travelled to Madrid and were treated to five days of elite training with the World Team Kata Champion 'Fran Salazar' The students arrived in Madrid on Sunday 31st July, excited and ready for training. However, it was...

 

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Categories: Days Out, SEKF,

Summer Camp Success

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Posted by: Collin Rudkin on 19th August 2016 at 2:10 pm
Summer Camp Success

What a fantastic summer karate camp it was this year! Danny with the help of the mentors managed to keep the students entertained for the full five days with an array of different karate games, exciting sweeps in addition to some great fitness...

 

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Categories: SEKF,

Three New Black Belts

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Posted by: Collin Rudkin on 15th August 2016 at 11:40 am
Three New Black Belts

Well done to our three new black belts, Debi Schaffer, James Arnold and Alessio Sebis. After a grueling five hour course and grading our three determined students were all awarded the coveted black belt by chief instructor Collin Rudkin 6th dan and...

 

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Categories: Club Awards, SEKF,

SEKF Inter-Club Results

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Posted by: Collin Rudkin on 29th June 2016 at 5:10 pm
SEKF Inter-Club Results

Well done to everyone who competed at the recent SEKF Inter-Club competition. Before the event started the parents and competitors were treated to a fantastic display of kata from Carla Rudkin-Guillen, the current WKU open champion who performed...

 

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Categories: Competitions, SEKF,

Louis, The Four Nations Champion

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Posted by: Collin Rudkin on 2nd June 2016 at 9:40 am
Louis, The Four Nations Champion

After twelve grueling weeks of training it was finally time for the Elite squad to travel up to Sheffield to compete in the Four Nations Karate Championships. The competition was set over two days with the under 14's competing on the Saturday. Carla...

 

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Categories: Competitions, SEKF,

Three Golds at the Essex Open

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Posted by: Collin Rudkin on 2nd June 2016 at 8:50 am
Three Golds at the Essex Open

In the continued build up to the Four Nations karate championships, the SEKF squad traveled to Essex to compete in the Essex Open. After eleven weeks of hard training the squad were more than ready and this showed in the kata. After Carla's success...

 

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Categories: Competitions, SEKF,

Carla Wins Gold for the SEKF

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Posted by: Collin Rudkin on 4th May 2016 at 5:40 pm
Carla Wins Gold for the SEKF

The SEKF Squad recently traveled to Weston-Super-Mare for the WKU invitational karate championships as part of their preparation for the Four Nations championships at the end of the month. The SEKF squad managed to win one gold medal, two silver...

 

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Categories: Competitions, SEKF,

Easter Camp Success

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Posted by: Collin Rudkin on 20th April 2016 at 10:40 am
Easter Camp Success

Well done to everyone who attended the recent Easter Camp. This year, I took the Elite and A' Squad members through their paces with some hard kata and kumite drills, finishing off with some great games of basket ball. Danny gave the rest of the...

 

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Categories: Days Out, SEKF,

Fun Run 2016

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Posted by: Collin Rudkin on 9th March 2016 at 5:35 pm
Fun Run 2016

This year's fun run in the New Forest was a great success. The weather held up and offered us fantastic sunshine for the 2nd year running. The forest had received plenty of rain prior to the run which helped make it really exciting. I would like to...

 

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Categories: Days Out, Fundraising, SEKF,

SEKF Squad Storm To Victory

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Posted by: Collin Rudkin on 24th November 2015 at 1:20 pm
SEKF Squad Storm To Victory

The SEKF Squad stormed to victory at the recent WKU Invitational Karate Championships which were held in Weston-Super-Mare. The Squad managed an impressive three gold, one silver and four bronze medals. The day started well with both Patchouli...

 

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Categories: Competitions, SEKF,

SEKF Inter-Club Competition

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Posted by: Collin Rudkin on 26th October 2015 at 12:25 pm
SEKF Inter-Club Competition

Well done to everyone who competed at the recent SEKF inter-club competition.

 

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Categories: Competitions, SEKF,

Southern Area Open Success

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Posted by: Collin Rudkin on 6th October 2015 at 11:40 am
Southern Area Open Success

The Elite and A' squad traveled to Clacton on sea in Essex for the Southern Area Open. The day started well with Patchouli Phillips setting a great example by taking gold in her kata category, this was shortly followed by both Damla Kaya and Alessio...

 

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Categories: Competitions, SEKF,

SEKF In Top Form

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Posted by: Collin Rudkin on 13th June 2015 at 8:10 am
SEKF In Top Form

Well done to the SEKF Squad who competed at the recent PC Open and a big thank you to the parents who supported us during the day. The kata started well with Patchouli Phillips winning Gold after performing some impressive kata, whilst Cameron...

 

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Categories: Competitions, SEKF,

Squad Day Out To Chessington

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Posted by: Collin Rudkin on 5th May 2015 at 11:10 am
Squad Day Out To Chessington

At the end of April the SEKF squad took some time off training for a well deserved day out to Chessington World of Adventures. We all had a great day as the rides were fantastic. I was pleased to see all the parents joining in on the rides and...

 

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Categories: Days Out, SEKF,

Easter Camp 2015

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Posted by: Collin Rudkin on 5th May 2015 at 10:05 am
Easter Camp 2015

Well done Danny for running such a successful Easter camp over the holiday's. The students had a great time playing an assortment of karate training games whilst learning some exciting sweeps, and advanced kicks. It was great to see all the students...

 

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Categories: SEKF,

Fun Run 2015

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Posted by: Collin Rudkin on 20th February 2015 at 11:40 am
Fun Run 2015

This year our annual fun run was again a great success and well supported even though it was organised for early February, luckily we had glorious sunshine and no wind which made for perfect running conditions. I would like to thank all the...

 

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Categories: Days Out, Fundraising, SEKF,

Advanced Kata Course

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Posted by: Collin Rudkin on 8th February 2015 at 7:00 pm
Advanced Kata Course

On Sunday 1st February 2015, the SEKF black belts were invited alongside Danny as part of the mentor training program to pass on their kata skills to the eager awaiting blue belt and above students. The course went very well and I was extremely...

 

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Categories: SEKF,

Christmas Party 2014

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Posted by: Collin Rudkin on 8th February 2015 at 6:20 pm
Christmas Party 2014

Danny and I would like to thank everyone for helping make the Christmas disco such a success again this year, especially the parents who kindly contributed food for the buffet or prizes for the raffle, A big thank you to Sasha for baking so many...

 

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Collin's Hip Operation Blog

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Posted by: Collin Rudkin on 19th October 2014 at 3:40 pm
Collin's Hip Operation Blog

Final Update 7th December... Hi everyone, tomorrow morning is the big day with a 7.00am arrival time at hospital, which is just as well as I am not really expecting to sleep much tonight. The pre training has gone fairly well which hopefully should...

 

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Categories: SEKF,

BIKO Open Medals

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Posted by: Collin Rudkin on 18th October 2014 at 8:30 pm
BIKO Open Medals

Well done to all the squad members who competed at the recent BIKO open karate championships. The competition was very well supported with some categories having over forty competitors, however Zak Smyth, Louis Naraine and Alesio Sebis all managed...

 

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Categories: Competitions, SEKF,

SEKF Weekend Squad Seminar

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Posted by: Collin Rudkin on 22nd September 2014 at 11:50 am
SEKF Weekend Squad Seminar

The SEKF weekend squad seminar was a great success with all three squads attending both days. On the Saturday, John Gardiner who is representing England in the forthcoming world championships, took some time off training to travel down from London...

 

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Categories: Competitions, SEKF,

Jess and Nick off to University

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Posted by: Collin Rudkin on 2nd September 2014 at 11:30 am
Jess and Nick off to University

On Sunday 31st August 2014 the squad members and a few parents gathered together at La Strada in Bournemouth to celebrate Nick and Jess getting into university. It was a thoroughly enjoyable evening with excellent food and a great atmosphere, at the...

 

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Categories: Days Out, SEKF,

Summer Camp

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Posted by: Collin Rudkin on 2nd September 2014 at 10:00 am
Summer Camp

The Summer Camp this year was as popular as ever with over 60 students attending. Everyone enjoyed the wide variety of games such as dodge ball, softball and everyone's favourite bulldog. However, the real highlight was learning very advanced karate...

 

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Categories: Days Out, SEKF,

Medals at the Central England Open

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Posted by: Collin Rudkin on 30th July 2014 at 8:35 am
Medals at the Central England Open

Recently, the Elite and A'squad traveled up to the Midlands to compete at the Central England Karate Championships. We were short of our usual Elite squad as most of them were recovering from exams, however the rest of the squad made sure they took...

 

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Categories: Competitions, SEKF,

Ticky Donovan Awards Senior Dan Grades

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Posted by: Collin Rudkin on 21st July 2014 at 2:50 pm
Ticky Donovan Awards Senior Dan Grades

Ticky Donovan OBE, 9th Dan, ran an excellent course on June 29th covering basics and kumite with John Gardiner assisting with the kata training. Everybody trained extrememly hard and thoroughly enjoyed the course, especially Danny, who was keen to...

 

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Categories: Club Awards, SEKF,

SEKF Competition Results

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Posted by: Collin Rudkin on 21st July 2014 at 11:50 am
SEKF Competition Results

The SEKF club competition was a great success as usual, the kata competition came first with some outstanding katas from everyone. The kumite in the afternoon was of its usual high standards with some nail biting finals and fantastic sweeps and head...

 

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Categories: Competitions, SEKF,

Fun Run and Fete

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Posted by: Collin Rudkin on 28th May 2014 at 12:30 pm
Fun Run and Fete

On Sunday 25th May 2014, we held our first ever combined fun run and summer fete to help raise funds for our SEKF squad. We were very lucky with the weather as the sun was shinning after a few days of rain, however the New Forest was another story....

 

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Categories: Days Out, Fundraising, SEKF,

SEKF Squad Parents Pizza Night

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Posted by: Collin Rudkin on 28th May 2014 at 11:50 am
SEKF Squad Parents Pizza Night

The SEKF Squad members and parents attended a Pizza night out at the Chianti restaurant in Ferndown for a little get together. As usual Alberto looked after everyone very well and the food was lovely, which complimented a great evening.

 

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Categories: Days Out, SEKF,

English Championship Medals

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Posted by: Collin Rudkin on 19th April 2014 at 7:05 pm
English Championship Medals

Congratulations to the SEKF squad members who competed at the recent English Karate Championships held in Sheffield, especially Alton Brown who fought magnificent and retained his English title by winning gold, Zak Smyth who won a hard fought and...

 

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Categories: Competitions, SEKF,

Four New Black Belts

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Posted by: Collin Rudkin on 24th December 2013 at 1:15 pm
Four New Black Belts

It gives me great pleasure in announcing that the SEKF graded four hard working students to black belt this December. I would like to congratulate Joe Grimwood, Zak Smyth, Loui Naraine and Cameron Downer for achieving their black belts. Their hard...

 

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Categories: Club Awards, SEKF,

Alton wins Bronze in Salzburg

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Posted by: Collin Rudkin on 24th December 2013 at 9:40 am
Alton wins Bronze in Salzburg

Congratulations to Alton Brown on winning a well deserved bronze medal at the recent Karate 1, premier league in Salzburg. This bronze medal has helped Alton to be pre selected by willie Thomas the England coach for the European Championships in...

 

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Categories: Competitions, SEKF,

2 Golds & 5 Silvers at WKU Open

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Posted by: Collin Rudkin on 24th December 2013 at 8:55 am
2 Golds & 5 Silvers at WKU Open

The SEKF finished off the end of the year in style winning two gold medals and five silver medals at the WKU Open. Alton Brown our current England Elite squad member and EKF English Champion, won both his weight category and the Open in style using...

 

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Interclub Competition Results

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Posted by: Collin Rudkin on 19th November 2013 at 2:25 pm
 Interclub Competition Results

The recent SEKF interclub karate competition was a great success with over 120 students taking part. The kata was first up with the following students performing some really good kata's which resulted in them winning a placing in their respective...

 

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Collin teaching at Hordle Walhampton School

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Posted by: Collin Rudkin on 19th November 2013 at 2:10 pm
Collin teaching at Hordle Walhampton School

It gives me great pleasure to announce that I am now teaching at Hordle Walhampton Independent school and I would like to give a warm welcome to all the new students who have started karate there.

 

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Categories: SEKF,

SEKF Take Home More Medals

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Posted by: Collin Rudkin on 18th October 2013 at 6:35 pm
SEKF Take Home More Medals

Following our recent success in Essex, the Elite and A'squad travelled to Hertfordshire for the BIKO National Championships and after a hard days competing they managed to win one national title and four bronze medals. The day started well with...

 

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Categories: Competitions, SEKF,

SEKF Bring Home The Medals

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Posted by: Collin Rudkin on 9th October 2013 at 5:35 pm
SEKF Bring Home The Medals

The Elite and A' Squad members travelled to the Essex Open karate championships at the end of September. The day started at Rownhams service station at 6.30am with most of the squad in their tracksuits, but still asleep. The early start was followed...

 

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Categories: Competitions, SEKF,

Two New Primary Schools

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Posted by: Collin Rudkin on 9th October 2013 at 5:05 pm
Two New Primary Schools

It gives me great pleasure to anounce that the SEKF have started teaching karate in two new primary schools this term. St James primary school in Bournemouth and St Lukes primary school in Sway have both been a great success.

 

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Categories: SEKF,

New Black Belt

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Posted by: Collin Rudkin on 14th September 2013 at 7:35 pm
New Black Belt

Congratulations to Jack Fisher who has achieved his 1st Dan Black Belt. During the ten years that Jack has been training in the art of Karate under the guidance of Danny and I, he has become an important member of the SEKF, competing as an elite...

 

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Categories: Club Awards, SEKF,

Alton Towers Weekend

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Posted by: Collin Rudkin on 14th September 2013 at 5:00 pm
Alton Towers Weekend

The squad members enjoyed a well deserverd weekend away at Alton Towers. We spent the first day at the theme park which was great fun, especially getting soaked on the galleons. After a nice evening together at the hotel we spent the next day at the...

 

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Categories: Days Out, SEKF,

Collin's family favourites

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Posted by: Collin Rudkin on 14th September 2013 at 4:50 pm
Collin's family favourites

Collin's family favourites...

 

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England Karate Champion

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Posted by: Collin Rudkin on 1st May 2013 at 5:05 pm
England Karate Champion

Alton Brown showed why he is such an asset to the Southern Engkand Karate Federation after outclassing everyone in the -75kilos category to win the England Karate championships in style. Well done Alton! Nick Issacson fought well, having seven...

 

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Categories: Competitions, SEKF,

Twenty years Celebration party, May 5th '2013

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Posted by: Collin Rudkin on 5th April 2013 at 12:45 pm
Twenty years Celebration party, May 5th '2013

On Sunday 5th May we are holding our 20 years in business celebration party at the Chianti restaurant. (Full details on Events page & downloads). The party is in celebration of our karate club running successfully for 20 years and will consist...

 

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Categories: Club Awards, SEKF,

Fun Run '2013

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Posted by: Collin Rudkin on 5th April 2013 at 11:15 am
Fun Run '2013

This year the fun run was again a great success with 112 students and parents attending, raising between them a staggering £1162.00 for our 100 club squad fund. Fantastic! ....The day started with the normal warm up, just to make sure we did...

 

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Categories: Fundraising, SEKF,

Alton Brown Joins the SEKF

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Posted by: Collin Rudkin on 15th March 2013 at 2:30 pm
Alton Brown Joins the SEKF

I have pleasure in announcing that Alton Brown has joined the SEKF. Alton is one of the top current English kumite competitors and has been representing England for thirteen years. Alton has accumulated an impressive list of National and...

 

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SEKF Squad Success

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Posted by: Collin Rudkin on 21st February 2013 at 8:45 pm
SEKF Squad Success

The SEKF Elite and A'squad attended the UK Open Karate Championships in the Midlands, winning Three silver medals and Four Bronze medals. A few of the squad members competed at Kata for the first time for the SEKF after over a year of hard Kata...

 

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Categories: Competitions, SEKF,

SEKF Open Squad Session

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Posted by: Collin Rudkin on 21st February 2013 at 7:45 pm
SEKF Open Squad Session

The SEKF held their Annual Open Squad Session & Selections at the end of January 2013. With over 50 students attending the atmosphere was great and everyone enjoyed training to the sounds of Pitbull & Co. Danny and I fought each other for...

 

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Categories: SEKF,

Christmas Party

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Posted by: Collin Rudkin on 30th December 2012 at 6:45 pm
Christmas Party

This year's Christmas party was the best to date and the new venue of the Chianti Italian Restaurant was a real hit with everyone, especially as Alberto's pizzas were delicious. With over 130 party goers, the atmosphere was great and the dance floor...

 

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Categories: Club Awards, SEKF,

Squad Parents Pizza Night

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Posted by: Collin Rudkin on 29th October 2012 at 10:05 am
Squad Parents Pizza Night

On Saturday 28th October, the Squad member parents met up for a Pizza at the Chianti Italian Restaurant in Ferndown. The Chianti Restaurant is our latest sponsor and the venue for our Christmas party this year, so what better excuse for a night out...

 

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Categories: Days Out, SEKF,

CEKA Medals

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Posted by: Collin Rudkin on 2nd October 2012 at 9:55 am
CEKA Medals

Well done to Jessica Spiers and Tom Moore who both won Bronze medals at the recent CEKA Open Karate Championships. We took a small junior squad to attend the competition in the Midlands which included some first time competitors at National level,...

 

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Chianti Sponsor the SEKF

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Posted by: Collin Rudkin on 4th September 2012 at 6:00 pm
Chianti Sponsor the SEKF

I have great pleasure in announcing that we have a new sponsor for the SEKF ' The Chianti Italian Restaurant in Ferndown' Alberto, who's Son trains at our clubs in Poole, has offered the services of his restaurant for our annual Christmas disco....I...

 

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Wayne Otto to run Kumite Course for the SEKF

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Posted by: Collin Rudkin on 3rd September 2012 at 3:15 pm
Wayne Otto to run Kumite Course for the SEKF

I have plesure in announcing that Wayne Otto will be running a course for the SEKF. Train with the most successful English Karate athlete of modern times Wayne Otto’ 9 World Titles and ex England Karate Squad Coach. This exciting Kumite...

 

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Gold medals at the East England open

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Posted by: Collin Rudkin on 29th March 2012 at 10:10 pm
Gold medals at the East England open

Recently, The Elite and A' Squad traveled to Clacton in Essex for the East England Karate Open. The day started perfect with Zak Smyth from our club in Winchester, winning Gold, scoring good head kicks in every bout. Our next medals won were both...

 

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Fun Run '2012

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Posted by: Collin Rudkin on 20th March 2012 at 11:35 am
Fun Run '2012

The Fun run this year was great fun and our wettest to date which made running conditions very interesting to say the least. Our own Senior Instructor Danny Rudkin took a plunge in to one of the Forest's streams, followed by another one shortly...

 

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Categories: Days Out, Fundraising, SEKF,

Three New Schools

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Posted by: Collin Rudkin on 6th March 2012 at 10:15 am
Three New Schools

After the February half term we opened three more successful Schools totaling over 75 students. The new schools were Lymington Infants school, Ashley Infants school and Sixpenny Handley First school. In addition we added an extra afternoon at...

 

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Jonathan Mottram runs Kata course for the SEKF

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Posted by: Collin Rudkin on 22nd January 2012 at 7:35 pm
Jonathan Mottram runs Kata course for the SEKF

Jonathan Mottram, nine times England Kata Champion run an outstanding Kata course for the SEKF students on Saturday 21st January '2012. The Course started at 10.00am for Instructors only, followed by a further two, two hour sessions for our 5th Kyu...

 

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A' Squad success

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Posted by: Collin Rudkin on 24th October 2011 at 4:20 pm
A' Squad success

Congratulations to our A’ Squad members Zak Smyth, Matthew Schaffer, Riley Pearce and Jessica Spiers who competed at the recent CEKA Karate championships in the Midlands, winning four individual bronze medals, and Tom Moore, Jack Fisher and...

 

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British Championship Medals

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Posted by: Collin Rudkin on 30th June 2011 at 7:25 pm
British Championship Medals

On the weekend 25th/26th June '11, I travelled up to Sheffield with a few well prepared A' Squad members of the Southern England Karate Federation (SEKF) karate squad, for the British Karate Championships. We arrived late Saturday afternoon at the 4...

 

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SEKF Sponsors 2011

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Posted by: Collin Rudkin on 12th April 2011 at 11:05 am
SEKF Sponsors 2011

I would like to thank the SEKF sponsors for 2011, who include Scott & Wendy Miguel of WSM INVENTORIES. Scott and his children Charlotte and James are all studying the art of karate at our clubs, in addition Scott has recently started his...

 

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Categories: Fundraising, SEKF,

New Forest Fun Run '11

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Posted by: Collin Rudkin on 13th March 2011 at 5:05 pm
New Forest Fun Run '11

The New Forest Fun Run '2011 The fun run this year was yet another great success with runners from four years old up to grand parents taking part. Luckily this year we only lost two children and one granny...Our best year yet! After a hard run, with...

 

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Categories: Fundraising, SEKF,

Christmas Disco 2010

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Posted by: Collin Rudkin on 1st January 2011 at 12:15 pm
Christmas Disco 2010

I would like to thank everyone for their support at the Disco, especially the Squad members’ parents who contributed to the buffet. As usual the disco was a great success with 140 people attending, our most to date. I would also like to...

 

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AMA Nationals 2010

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Posted by: Collin Rudkin on 15th August 2010 at 9:30 pm
AMA Nationals 2010

On Saturday 6th June, Danny and I travelled up to Sheffield with the A’Squad members for the AMA National karate championships. We stayed at the 4 star Novotel hotel in Sheffield as usual, and had a great evening meal together before turning...

 

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Categories: Competitions, SEKF,

Alton Towers Weekend Trip 2010

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Posted by: Collin Rudkin on 29th May 2010 at 12:35 pm
Alton Towers Weekend Trip 2010

Recently, the Elite and A’ Squad members stayed the weekend in Splash landings hotel at Alton Towers theme park, along with the Xmas raffle winners the Hughes family and the fun run sponsor winners, Joe Grimwood & Jack Fisher. To say we...

 

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Categories: Days Out, SEKF,

Fun Run 2010

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Posted by: Collin Rudkin on 29th May 2010 at 12:30 pm
Fun Run 2010

We had a great response from the fun run, with 157 runners taking part, and raising just over £1200 for the 100 club fund…Well done everyone! I would like to congratulate Jack Fisher, Joe Grimwood and David Johnson who raised...

 

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