28 NOV 2015

ASK Kiryoku Supports CCAA Charity

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The ASK Kiryoku Dojo in Dartford has raised £500 for leading children's arthritis charity the CCAA. The dojo ran a week long Karate-thon which saw its members each performing 1000 kicks and punches during every class throughout the week. Michelle Risley, whose daughter Jenna suffers with Juvenile Idiopathic Arthritis (JIA) accepted a Cheque on behalf of the CCAA and thanked ASK Kiryoku members for their generosity.

For more information on the Children's Chronic Arthritis Association - www.ccaa.org.uk

ASK Kiryoku Supports CCAA Charity
21 NOV 2015

ASK Dan Grading

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Kevin Duggan who graded as first shodan with Sensei at the ASK Northern Ireland Open Course and is with the Mid-Ulster Shotokan Karate Club.

1st Dan - Kevin Duggan
22 NOV 2015

Dokan Invitational Karate Championships Northumbria

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David Westgarth - 3rd Place Senior Kata.

David Westgarth - 1st Place Senior Male Kumite.

Dokan Invitational Karate Championships Northumbria
15 NOV 2015

Northern Ireland Open Championship

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  • Ciara Duggan - 3rd Place Team Kumite.
  • Maria Hughes - 3rd Place Team Kumite.
  • Micheal Mckenna - 2nd Place Kata.
  • Ciara Duggan - 1st Place Kata.
  • Maria Hughes - 2nd Place Kata.
  • Harry McKenna - 2nd Place Kumite.
  • Orlagh Hughes - 3rd Place Kata.
Northern Ireland Open Championship Northern Ireland Open Championship
18 OCT 2015

Darlington Open Karate Championship

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David Westgarth - 1st Place Senior Kata.

David Westgarth - 1st Place Senior Male Kumite.

Darlington Open Karate Championship
03 OCT 2015

6th Dan Promotion

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6th Dan Promotion - Saturday 3rd October 2015, Blyth.

The ASK are pleased to announce that Juli Pops of Morpeth Karate Club has been awarded 6th Dan by Chief Instructor Sensei Dave Hazard during a 2-day open course hosted by Sensei Jeff Westgarth 7th Dan at Blyth ASK. Congratulations also go to Stephen Hussey who graded to 4th Dan on the course.

6th Dan Promotion - Juli Pops
26 JUL 2015

ASK Instructors Course

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On Sunday 26th July 2015 at the 'The Dojo' in Nottingham, senior club instructors from around the United Kingdom along with their assistants joined Sensei Hazard 7th Dan for the annual ASK instructors class.

The content of 2015's three-hour training session consisted of close examination being given to the foot transitions between stances when stepping, turning, blocking, punching and kicking especially with Kekomi.

The kata Nijushiho was also looked at in great detail. Sensei Hazard was assisted on the instructors class by senior association 7th Dans - Jess Lavender and Jeff Westgarth.

ASK Instructors Course
20 JUN 2015

10th International Karate Training Camp 2015

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The ASK's Kiryoku dojo in Kent has once again hosted a summer IKTC. Celebrating its 10th year, the camp was attended by a wide spectrum of Karateka spanning numerous national and international associations. Course organiser Sensei Paul Herbert 5th Dan was joined for a fifth consecutive year by academy chief instructor Sensei Dave Hazard 7th Dan and for a second consecutive year by Sensei Aidan Trimble 7th Dan FSK.

Sensei Paul was also joined for the Friday evening sessions by two previous IKTC guest instructors in Craig Raye 5th Dan KUGB and Adam Cockfield 5th Dan SSKI. The 3-Day event consisting of 9 individual 1 hour classes, had a pragmatic theme throughout and covered many aspects of Karate-Do including both Goshin & Shiai Kumite, Kihon-Waza, Geri-Waza, Uke-Waza, Kata and Bunkai.

10th International Karate Training Camp 2015 10th International Karate Training Camp 2015 10th International Karate Training Camp 2015 10th International Karate Training Camp 2015
20 JUN 2015

Inaugural Shotokan Shield

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ASK Kiryoku were proud to represent the academy at the inaugural Shotokan Shield held in Luton, Bedfordshire.

  • Chloe Jones - 3rd Place Girls Overall Under 16's Shotokan Shield 2015.
  • Mark Raven - 5th Place Overall Men's Shotokan Shield 2015.
  • Chloe Jones - 2nd Place Under 16's Individual Kumite.
  • Mark Raven - 4th Place Men's Individual Kata.
  • ASK Kiryoku - 4th Place Senior Team Kata (Mark Raven, Chloe Jones & Ethan Cutts).
Inaugural Shotokan Shield Inaugural Shotokan Shield
20 JUN 2015

Dokan Invitational

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David Westgarth - 3rd Place Senior Kata.

14 JUN 2015

Cumbrian Open

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David Westgarth - 3rd Place Male Kumite. 

Cumbrian Open
11 MAY 2015

New ASK Merchandise

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The Academy is pleased to announce the release of an official ASK association fleece and two T-shirt designs.

NEW ASK Fleece

Official Merchandise

£35.00 each (all sizes)

High Quality REGATTA PROFESSIONAL Fleece. Navy Blue with zip up pockets, ASK badge embroidered on the front and small Tiger on the back.

Visit Shop

NEW ASK T-Shirts

Official Merchandise

£10.00 each (all sizes)

Super Premium Quality T shirt in black. Available in 2 styles.

  • Style 1 - Embroidered ASK badge
  • Style 2 - Sun & Tiger logo

Visit Shop

09 MAY 2015

Open Course & ASK Dan Grading (Blyth)

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Blyth & Morpeth Karate Clubs hosted another fantastic training course in the North East with Sensei Dave Hazard 7th Dan. With successful gradings for the following ASK students, 1st Dan - Sam Lyons, David Patterson and Alan Watson.

Open Course & ASK Dan Grading
03 MAY 2015

Presentation of the Matthew Walton Memorial Shield 2014

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At a course hosted by Clare Shotokan Karate Club, Cein Hogan was presented with the Matthew Walton memorial shield as the best young ASK karateka of 2014. The presentation took place midway through an excellent 2-day course with Academy chief instructor Sensei Dave Hazard.

The photograph shows Cein (pronounced Keen for the English!) being presented with the shield by Paul Walton, Michael Hogan (left) and Sensei Hazard.

Presentation of the Matthew Walton Memorial Shield for 2014
02 MAY 2015

2nd Annual Charity Camp

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The ASK were once again pleased to support children's cancer charity 'Christopher's Smile' with academy instructor Paul Herbert giving up his time to teach for 3 hours on the Saturday of a three day event held in Maple Cross, Hertfordshire. The Saturday also featured sessions with Aiki-Jitsu instructor Demetrius Loft (5th Dan) and Andi Kidd (4th Dan) of the British Combat Association. For more information about the 'Christopher's Smile' charity please visit www.christopherssmile.org.uk

2nd Annual Charity Camp
25 APR 2015

Open Course & ASK Dan Grading (Lancing)

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Brighton Karate Club hosted another fantastic training course in West Sussex with Sensei Dave Hazard 7th Dan. With a successful grading for the following ASK student, 1st Dan - Karen Rose.

Open Course & ASK Dan Grading
22 Mar 2015

Hartlepool Open

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David Westgarth - 1st Place Male Kumite.

David Westgarth - 3rd Place Male Kata.

Hartlepool Open

 

7 Mar 2015

15th Legend Open Shotokan Championship

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KATA

Darcy Peele - 1st Place Individual Mixed Kata.

Cowbridge SKC - 1st Place Junior Team Kata (Darcy Peele, Teiya Peele & Bronwen Evans).

ASK Kiryoku - 3rd Place Senior Team Kata (Mark Raven, Kieran Jones & Ethan Cutts).

Tiah Stewart - 3rd Place Girls Individual Kata.

Teiya Peel - 3rd Place Individual Mixed Kata.

 

KUMITE

Tiah Stewart - 2nd Place Girls Individual Kumite.

Darcy Peele - 3rd Place Girls Individual Kumite.

Jayden Whatley - 3rd Place Mixed Junior Kumite.

Chloe Jones - 3rd Place Girls Black & Brown Belt Individual Kumite.

Faye Manning - 3rd Place Girls Black & Brown Belt Individual Kumite.

15th Legend Open Shotokan Championship 15th Legend Open Shotokan Championship 15th Legend Open Shotokan Championship 15th Legend Open Shotokan Championship
22 FEB 2015

BUCS Karate Championships

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David Westgarth - 3rd Place Male under 84Kg.

BUCS Karate Championships BUCS Karate Championships