Wado UK News 2009

December 2009

Dan Grade Results
On the 13th December the following students all succesfully passed their 1st Dan grading:
Harry Oetegenn, Matthew March, Jessica Newton, Joe Munro, Josh Ralph, Thomas Balaam-Reed



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Competition success at the British Wado Ryu Karate Union Championships 2009. Read More . . .

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November 2009

Joe Munro and Harry Oetegenn with their medals after the Karate Competitons
Youth Championships

Team photo following the 37th European Wado Kai Championships in Dublin, October 2009

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October 2009

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The following Wado-UK students have been selected to represent England at the European Wado-Kai Championships:
Chris Fenton, Paul Braid, Barry Meanwell, Dean Fenton,
Harry Oetegenn, Joe Munro, Matthew March & Jessica Newton.

September 2009

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August 2009

Harry Oetegenn (1st from left) wearing his gold medal

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July 2009

English Karate Federation Grass Roots Karate Course, Doncaster

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June 2009

Sponsored walk raises £226.50 for Wado-UK Championships

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May 2009

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April 2009

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March 2009

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February 2009

On 21st February 2009, a small group of Wado-UK members traveled to Manchester for a course covering many aspects of competition Karate. Among those who traveled was Steve Balaam-Reed who was successful in his attempts to gain his competition coaches badge for National competition. Also representing Wado-UK were Jessica Newton, Harry Oetegenn and Joe Munro, all assisting in the practical side of the referees exams by providing the Kumite for the day. Pictured below are some of the Wado-UK members who took part in the Kata course which followed.

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January 2009

30th January to the 1st February 2009 saw the European Junior & Cadet Championships in Paris. Tony Dent was there representing Wado-UK as a Kata Judge. This follows on from where Tony left off in July 2008 in Maribor Slovenia, passing the first of his European Kata Judge exams. The Paris Competition was necessary for him to ratify that earlier qualification.

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