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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
Photographs from the 2013 Final Grand Prix Stage. SKA NAT 2014 POSTER.pdf
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 billhair@sky.com
(This is an event for SKA members only)
SKA Grand Prix Stage 1 results |HERE|
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.
Grand Prix stage 2 results |HERE|  Table |HERE|
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 )

Poster HERE
Information HERE
Event List HERE
Entry Form HERE
SCOTTISH  KARATE  ALLIANCE  OPEN  CHAMPIONSHIPS 2013
         SUNDAY5th October  , INTERNATIONAL SPORTS COMPLEX ,
            MAIN LOAN ,DUNDEE, DD4 7AA     12.00  -  5. 00 pm
Information HERE
SKA Grand Prix Stage 3 Results HERE, table HERE
SKA Grand Prix Championship Table HERE
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 Ayrshire Sports 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):
1=Jordan Galloway -  Dundonald GC
1= Erin Telford - Dundonald GC  
Event Volunteer of the Year  - Jan Burnside - Ayr Seaforth
Technical Official of the Year - Ricky Taylor – Ayr Seaforth
Congratulations to the following Dan Grade awards on 29th November.
SANDAN: Ashley Gwynne
SHODAN: Cameron Gwynne, Sophie Robertson and Aidan Moore
SKA Calendar for 2015 HERE

SKA International Open Results HERE