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KJS Tournament 2017

Elite represented this year again at KJS, not only by bringing home a few medals, but by being an awesome team!

Congratulations to all Elite team members who took part. 101 more words


Styles - something different

A colleague asked me today what style of karate I practise*. I thought it an interesting question, and an interesting coincidence as well, as I had just been mulling over exactly that point this very morning. 499 more words


To Russia with love but bring on Canada

Tamworth-based martial arts stars, siblings Scott and Kristie Chaffey, have been left bitterly disappointed after a chance to compete for Australia against the mighty Russians in Siberia next month was cancelled at the last minute. 33 more words

David Lader

The Lost Gem: Karate - Some Boots

Writing for Sloucher is very much like The Mafia: just when I thought I was out, they drag me back in!. Five years ago I wrote an article… 1,182 more words


Increase in training paying dividends for Euoropean champion

JOANNE Phelan says her extra efforts are paying off as she reflects on winning a European Championships gold medal for the second successive year. The Warrington 24-year-old defeated the reigning champion in a closely-fought final to secure first place in shito-ryu kata at the WUKF event in Romania. 9 more words

David Lader


This week on Stars Revealed we held an interview with an inspiring young man who goes by the name of Ompatile. He is currently based in Gaborone, Botswana. 795 more words


Generic Introductions

As my first blog post I thought it best to introduce myself, I’m Lauren Teale. I am a Forensic Psychology at Leeds Trinity University and have a part-time job at a Tesco Express store in Leeds. 173 more words