Basingstoke Karate Blog

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Coach Education

Coach Education

Sometimes as a coach in any sport it's easy to feel like a nag, constantly reminding students to 'bend their knee' or 'pull their hand back' or 'grip the uniform differently' or whatever is specific to a particular sport. The focus of Sunday's...

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WUKF World Championships 2018

WUKF World Championships 2018

Members of our Basingstoke Martial Arts club made the trip to Dundee on the Banks of the River Tay in Scotland for the World Union of Karate-Do Federations biennial World Championships. This event is always a highlight in the calendar, with over...

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Coaches diary

Just asked the kids at the end of one of the Karate classes, in Basingstoke, if they had any questions and was asked "what did we learn today cause I just had fun." We discussed it as a group and this is what they learnt. Our drills warm up was...

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Hampshire Sports Coach of the Year 2018

Hampshire Sports Coach of the Year 2018

At the recent EnergiseMe Hampshire Sports Awards, Lindsey Andrews from Shin Gi Tai Martial Arts in Jays Close won the coveted Hampshire Sports Coach of the Year award against entrants from Football, Sitting Volleyball and Skateboarding. The Sports...

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Karate Wales Youth Nationals 2018

Karate Wales Youth Nationals 2018

Congratulations to all the members of our Karate squad from our Basingstoke Karate club, who competed at the 2018 Karate Wales Youth Nationals recently. There was fierce competition across all the disciplines with many competitors and coaches plus...

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Snow

Thursday 1st March we are open for classes. If you can safely make it to class later you are welcome, if you'd rather reschedule for a different day when the snow has cleared that's fine, the choice is yours. The Car park and pavements are slippy...

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