S.Ganeshallingham ( SKA ) taking 2nd place in veterans kata at WUKF Europa Cup in Romania.
Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year from the SKA. The 2013 SKA GRAND PRIX GRAND CHAMPIONS WERE : BOYS 5-6 YEARS - AIDEN HOUSTON -TAKEDA GIRLS 5-6 YEARS - BLAIR CAMPBELL - BURAKUDO BOYS 7-8 YEARS - KENZIE STEWART -BURAKUDO GIRLS 7-8 YEARS - PAIGE McNEIL - TAKEDA BOYS 9-10 YEARS - NAIRN CALDER -BURAKUDO GIRLS 9-10 YEARS - NICOLE TAIT -BURAKUDO BOYS 11-12 YEARS - McKENZIE HALDANE - ZEN TE KAI GIRLS 11-12 YEARS - CORAL ARCHER -TAKEDA BOYS 13-14 YEARS - DEREK CROCKUTT- JSKA SCOTLAND GIRLS 13-14 YEARS - RACHEL BROWN - BURAKUDO MALE CADET - BEN STEVEN - BURAKUDO FEMALE CADET - SOPHIE AVRIL - JSKA SCOTLAND MALE - DAVID CARTER - BURAKUDO FEMALE - Tied JEN BLACK -BURAKUDO &
KRISTEN MARTIN - ZANSHIN
MALE VETERAN - MURRAY GRIER FEMALE VETERAN - CAROL ANN DONAGHY
New Burakudo Karate Club Class time table <<HERE>>
Congratulations to the following player for passing their Dan Grades.
Ken-Sae Kai : Andrew Nolan John Lee Banderos Ichi Kai : John Cussick
Burakudo (Adult) : Ian Masterton
Burakudo (Children) : Omar El-Madeny, Ewan Courtney, Reece Jamieson, Robin Jamieson, Nairn Calder, Lewis Moynihan
SKA Member S. Ganeshalingam Competing in Australia.
Selection of pictures from 6TH SKA SCOTTISH OPEN – DUNDEE
Entry fee £8 per person per event and £15 per team. Spectators £2.50 (at the door). Children shobu-ippon, nihon team and individual. Cadets, Adults & Veterans shobu-ippon, sanbon team and individual. Entry forms form SKA President Bill Hair - e-mail email@example.com (This is an event for SKA members only)
Please see the SKA 2014 National Championship results <HERE>,with the exception of the 7-10 children's team events which will be held on Saturday 24th May at the start of the grand prix.
Irish UKF/WUKF Open, results for SKA competitors : Male team rotation 1st Female team rotation 2nd David Carter 18-20 shobu-sanbon 1st Andrew Carter 18-20 shobu-sanbon 2nd Ashley Brown senior shobu-ippon 2nd Jen Black senior shobu-sanbon 3rd Murray Grier veterans kata 3rd Murray Grier veterans kumite 3rd Marion Robertson female novice kata 2nd SKA boys team ( Lewis Moynihan ) 3rd
ESKF English Open SKA Results: Male team rotation 3rd Male shobu-ippon John Caulder 3rd Boys 7-8 shobu-nihon Kenzie Stewart 3rd
Congratulations to all the recent Dan Grade passes.
Kenzie Stewart, Jayden Mullen, Joshua Duffy, Bailey Campbell, Craig McDonald George Otterson, Robert Neil, Ryan Collin and Terry Gallagher.
SKA members competed at the 2014 WUKF European Championships at Verona Italy. The squad returned with Gold in male junior ippon David Carter ,with Silver Andrew Carter, Silver Carol-ann Donaghy (female veterans). Ganesh - Bronze vererans kata. Bronze John Calder (male veterans), Bronze Murray Grier (Male veterans), Bronze Ashley Brown (female junior ippon). Angus Hyde -Bronze male cadet ippon. Lauren Meikle Silver junior ladies sanbon. Lewis Clark Silver boys 13-14 sanbon. Coral Archer Silver girls 11-12 nihon. Ross McCulley Silver boys 9-10. Paige McNeil Bronze 9-10. Lewis Smith Bronze cadet sanbon. Fraser McLarnon Silver cadet sanbon .Jude Steven Bronze 7-8 years nihon. Gold male junior team ippon & roatation , Bronze male veteran team , Bronze ladies ippon & rotation team. Silver Female Junior team ippon and rotation.
The following 43 SKA members competed at the 2014 WUKF European Championships in Verona Italy. CHILDREN Kenzie Stewart, Nairn Caulder, Nyree Calder (Burakudo), Aairi Kurankanzen, Agilan Kurankanzen (BASK), Jude Steven (Kanzen), D.McFadzean, C.Archer, Lewis Clark, Paige McNeil, R.McCulley, S. Gibbons, Spencer McNeil(Takeda), Yhyaa Christie (Zanshin). CADETS ( 15-17 ) Lewis Moynihan, Angus Hyde, George Otterson, Rachel Brown, Ashley Donaghy (Burakudo) F.McLarnon, Lewis Smith (Takeda). JUNIORS ( 18-20 ) David Carter, Andrew Carter, Ashley Brown (Burakudo) Lauren Meikle, A.Cush (Takeda) Adam Jess (Zanshin) D.Woods (Kanzen). SENIORS ( 21-34) Ross Stewart, Ashley Gwynne, Marion Robertson (Burakudo), C.McGrath (SKA) Jade Blair (Takeda). VETERANS ( 35 +) John Caulder, Murray Grier, Carolann Donaghy (Burakudo), S.Ganeshallingham (BASK) Robert Neil (Oban), Zarrar Christie (Zanshin), K.Davis, V.Purcell ( Zanshin ) R. McCulley (SEN), Martin McColl (Takeda). They were accompanied by coaches Bob Carter, Murray Grier, Roy O'Kane and Martin McColl. The squad returned with gold in male junior ippon David Carter, silver Andrew Carter, silver Carolann Donaghy (female veterans). Gold male junior team ippon & roatation, bronze male veteran team, bronze ladies ippon team Silver ladies junior ippon team & rotation Ganesh - bronze vererans kata, Angus Hyde - Bronze male cadet ippon - bronze male cadet ippon team & rotation Lauren Meikle silver junior ladies sanbon Lewis Clark silver boys 13-14 sanbon Coral Archer silver girls 11-12 nihon Ross McCulley silver boys 9-10 Paige McNeil bronze 9-10 Lewis Smith bronze cadet sanbon Fraser McLarnon silver cadet sanbon Jude Steven 3rd Place, Shobu Nihon, 7-8 years
NOVEMBER 2nd SKA INTERNATIONAL OPEN -AYR 9.30am- 5 pm ( 16th Ayrshire open )
A big thank you all the competitors and coaches who made the SKA International Open a great day today and also our score recorders who worked diligently all day and to our Referees: Essam Shreif (WUKF commission Africa) Columba McLaughlin , Ireland (WUKF commission) Sandra Okeoye-Kachikwu, Maryam Graham,Elies Boundjerema ,Markandu Elamkumaran , all from England ,Jimmy Gray JSKA as well as Burakudo referees Bill Hair ( WUKF chief Referee) Ian Lambie ,Stacy Lambie , Kirsty Hair , Jim Gallagher , John Cornwell , Graham Crowe , George Laidlaw, Danny Bradley , Rachel Dodds , Terry Gallagher and Bob Carter without all the above there would have been no today Bill Hair ,President Scottish Karate Alliance. More to follow.
The SKA Junior and Cadet squad competed in the 5th WUKF World Karate Championships In Poland. More detail to follow. Medal Table HERE
South AyrshireSports Council Sports Awards 2014 Sports Team of the Year - Burakudo Karate Club Local Service to Sport -John McKinlay - Troon Tortoises Sports Personality of the Year -Rachel Hunter – Ayr Seaforth Junior Sports Personality (16 years & under)-Gavin Drysdale – ACE Racerunners Junior Sports Team (16 years & under) -Junior section of Ayrshire STBA (Scottish Tenpin Bowling Assoc) Coach of the Year -Graeme McKenzie - Troon Tortoises Sports Volunteer of the Year -Dawn Telford - Dundonald GC Provost’s Trophy – Club of the Year -Dundonald Gymnastic Club Local Coaching, Officiating & Volunteering Awards 2014
Young Person’s Coach of the Year - Billy Alexander - AUFA Community Coach of the year -Laura Nisbet - Ayr Basketball club Development Coach of the Year -Scott Telford – Dundonald GC Young Coach of the Year -Amy McLeod – Active Schools Volunteer of the Year (over 25yrs) -Liz Duncan – Ayr Handball Young Volunteer of the Year (under 25 yrs):