Kata course and competition - 28th October
There will be a kata course and competition at Bitterne Leisure Centre on Sunday 28th October at 10.20am. Please see Sensei Fanner for details and payment.
Update: The Autumn Chinte news sheet
The latest new sheet is out now, which includes a report on Sensei Fanner's recent visit to the JKA England course at Guildford, including photographs - please click here
Date of next grading
Here's a reminder that the next Kyu grading will take place on 4th November 2004 at Bitterne Leisure Centre starting at 2.45 pm. Please make sure that, if you are eligible to grade, you fill in a grading form and give the grading fee to Sensei Fanner in good time before the grading.
Committee Meeting - 25th September
Kyusho Jitsu Course (Senior brown/black belts only) - Saturday 10th Oct. 2004
There will be a course at Bitterne Leisure Centre 10th October 10.00am to 1.00pm. The cost will be £20, which will include an attendance certificate. Please obtain a form from Sensei fanner and submit this along with payment as soon as possible.
Kata Course and Bunkai (techniques from kata) - Saturday 17th Oct. 2004
There will be a kata and bonkai course for all grades on Saturday 17th October. The course will cover kata and bonkai (kumite techniques from the kata). Please obtain a form from Sensei fanner and submit this along with payment as soon as possible. The times and costs are as follows:
grades: 10.00 am to 12.00 pm
Cost: Adult £18
both sessions, or £10 one session
Congratulations to our Two New Junior Black Belts!
Congratulations to our star juniors Luke and Joshua Betteridge who successfully achieved their Shodan black belt grades at the recent black belt grading in Winchester.
Grading Photos and Videos
To see the photographs and video of one of our gradings earlier this year - please click here
Christmas Competition - 14th December 2003
Well done to all those who took part in the Christmas competition and congratulations to those who won trophies and medals. Click here for the results.
Karate-ka joins the RAF
Michael Hair, who recently attained his 1st Dan black belt, has left us to join the Royal Air Force. Members of Chinte School of Shotokan presented him with a pair of Tonfa and case to congratulate him. We wish him all the best for the future and good luck in basic training!
Poem by Robbie Fanner, 2nd DAN
Last year Sensei Keinosuke Enoeda died, aged 67, in Japan
Please see our tribute - click here
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