Congratulations to the following members of Shuzoku Wado-Kai Association who were successful in passing the Dan Grading held on Sunday 26th November 2023. The examination panel was Colin Clapperton 8th Dan, Peter Rogers 7th Dan, Lisa Scott 6th Dan.
Congratulations to Sophie Jones from Dalry Karate Group and Thomas Scott from Azami Karate Group who represented the Scotland Wado-Kai Karate Team at the Federation of European Wado-Kai Karate Championships in Belgium. Sophie took part in the show case para karate event and was awarded a Gold Medal. Sophie was selected as the flag bearer for the Scotland team and led them out at the opening ceremony. Thomas took part in the Senior Kata, Veterans Kata, Veterans -75kg Kumite and Veterans Kumite Team events. He won Gold in the Veterans Kumite -75kg event and Bronze in the Veterans Kumite Team event.
Congratulations to Tom Scott and Sophie Jones who have been selected to represent the Scotland Wado-Kai Karate Team at the Federation of European Wado-Kai Championships 2023 which takes place in Belgium in November.
Tom will participate in the Senior Male Kata, Veterans Male Kata and Veterans Male Kumite -75kg events. Sophie will take part in a showcase Para Kata event. A huge congratulations to both on behalf of everyone in the SWA. Thank you to Scotland Wado-Kai Karate Team, Head Coach Chris Ewing for this opportunity.
Congratulations to Callum who won a gold medal in kumite, Sophie who won a silver medal in para kata and to Tom and Andrew who won bronze in the pairs kata event at the Cumbria Open Karate Championships held in Penrith on Sunday 11th June 2023.
Congratulation to Rory who won a silver medal in the boys kumite event and to Sophie who won a silver medal in the para kata event at the Scottish International Open Grand Prix on Sunday 3rd June at Ravenscraig. Well done to all members who took part in this event.