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Basingstoke Sports Awards 2013

Written by bryan. Posted in Awards, News

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A number of the members from our Martial Arts centre in Basingstoke were chosen to attend the Basingstoke and Deane Sports Awards 2013.

The Sports Awards are organised by Basingstoke Local Sports Council and in particular Kevin Laing and Sue Hillyard in conjunction with a host of other organisations including Basingstoke and Deane Borough Council, The Apollo Hotel, Basingstoke Sports Centre, Basingstoke and Deane Community Leisure Trust and Destination Basingstoke.

The aim of the Sports Awards is to celebrate sporting success and achievement in the Borough of Basingstoke and Deane from it’s many talented athletes.

The competition is always fierce with most of the top clubs in the Basingstoke entering various categories. This includes Basingstoke Gymnastics club, Basingstoke Bluefins Swimming club, Basingstoke Ice Hockey club, Totally Tennis, Basingstoke and Mid Hants Athletics club, Basingstoke Rugby Football Club and

We had a number of people chosen to attend to represent the club. They included:-

FINALISTS

A – Junior Sportswoman of the year – JESS MULLER
B – Junior Sportsman of the year – EDWARD VAN MEERKERK

C – Senior Sportswoman of the year – LINDSEY ANDREWS
D – Coach of the year – BRYAN ANDREWS
E – Sports Club of the year
F – Junior and Senior Teams of the year

We were also very proud to have a number of winners from the club, including the following

WINNERS

1 – Senior Disabled Sportsperson of the year – GAVIN DOWNEY
2 – Men’s Veterans Sportsperson of the year – MARK NEVOLA
3 – Junior Volunteer of the year – EDWARD VAN MEERKERK
4 – Scholarship award – GAVIN DOWNEY

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There were many other notable winners, I’d like to particularly congratulate our friends Kevin McAuslin Crine’s Karate student, Jim Feighery-Murphy for winning the Junior Sportman of the year category, Claire Williams from Basingstoke Gymnastics for Coach of the Year and Paul Temple also from Basingstoke Gymnastics for service to sport over a long period. 

Congratulations also go to Paula Clarke, Emma Baldry and Susan Pogmore, who were invited to the Mayors Reception to celebrate their work as volunteer coaches.

 

 

 

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Winchester Sportswoman of the Year 2012

Written by bryan. Posted in Awards, News

Winchester Sports Awards, Olympic Bronze Medallist Sally Walton, Sportswoman of the Year 2012. Karate BasingstokeKarate Gold Medallist from Basingstoke, Lindsey Andrews was one of three shortlisted sportswomen for the Winchester and District Sports Awards 2012.

The Winchester District Sport and Physical Activity Alliance (SPAA) held the fifth annual sports awards at Winchester Guildhall on Wednesday 5th December with the host for the evening Andy Steggall from Sky Sports News and Meridian Tonight.

Lindsey has had a good year with numerous competition successes, most notably being selected for the Karate England All Styles Squad and then coming 5th in the WUKF European Championships in June and then becoming the British Champion in September. These helped her to clinch the title of Winchester Sportswoman of the Year 2012.

Sally Walton www.facebook.com/SallyWalton23?ref=ts&fref=ts  from GB Hockey – London 2012 Olympic Bronze Medalist was at the ceremony and gave a motivational talk on success and what it had taken her to go from a beginner in Hockey through to County success to becoming an Olympic medallist.

Congratulati0ns Lindsey, Winchester and District 2012 Sportswoman of the Year.

 

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Basingstoke and Deane Sports Coach of the Year 2012

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Basingstoke Sports Awards, Local Sports Council, Sportswoman of the Year, Coach of the Year, Basingstoke and Deane, Basingstoke Sports Council, Kevin Laing,Congratulations to the Shin Gi Tai Coaching Team at Basingstoke and Deane’s 2012 Sports Awards.

Our borough is fortunate to have a very strong sporting community, which is often demonstrated in competition.  The borough council, Local Sports Council and Basingstoke Sports Trust all play a big part in recognising and supporting this at the annual Sports Awards.
The annual Sports Awards are coordinated by the Local Sports Council and are hosted by the Apollo Hotel.  The awards ceremony celebrates the achievements of clubs, teams, coaches, officials and individuals involved in sport locally

 

Chief Instructor and Senior Coach Bryan Andrews, was nominated for and won Basingstoke and Deane’s Professional Sports Coach of the Year 2012 title.

Katherine White was nominated for and won Basingstoke and Deane’s Voluntary Sports Coach of the Year 2012 title.

Lindsey Andrews was nominated and came 3rd in the Ladies Veteran 2012 category. The winner of this event was Powerlifter Jean Maton.

 

Well done also to club members Isabel, Edward, Spardha, Harry and Gavin who were also nominated for various categories in the Adults and Junior sections and have been invited to the mayors reception next week.

 

Thanks to Kevin Laing and Sue Hillyard from the Local Sports Council for their hardwork in managing the Sports Awards and also for Amy Sambell and Sue Parker from Basingstoke and Deane Council for all their support.

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Hampshire and IOW Sports Club of the Year 2011

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Martial Arts Club in Basingstoke are the championsAt the Sport Hampshire and Isle of Wight awards on 23rd March, our Martial Arts Academy from Basingstoke won the prestigious award of ‘Hampshire Sports Club of the Year.’

 

Katherine Wight, Sarah Godley and Alison Lee from Biscoes, Oliver Andrews on their shoulders, Lindsey Andrews and Nicola van Meerkerk. 

The awards ceremony was held at Southampton Football Club and was organised by Sport Hampshire and Isle of Wight, The event was hosted by Roger Johnson of BBC South today.

This award represents the culmination of a very successful year in Basingstoke for Shin Gi Tai Martial Arts Academy, which included.

  • Moving into it’s own full time professionally equipped Martial Arts centre
  • Providing Martial Arts classes in Karate, Kung Fu, Judo, Ju Jitsu, Tai Chi and Vale Tudo and fitness classes in Les Mills’ Bodycombat, Pilates and Circuits.
  • Becoming Basingstoke and Deane’s Sport Club of the year 2009/2010
  • Achieving Sport England’s Quality Kitemark ‘Clubmark accreditation’
  • Hosting numerous courses during the year with world class coaches
  • Teaching quality Martial Arts at all levels from recreational users to successful national level elite competitors and ages between 4 years old and 60+

 

Programme Director Lindsey Andrews, Coach Katherine White and Centre Manager Nicola van Meerkerk represented the club at the Sports awards along with 9 year old Oliver Andrews who is one of the students. This years Sports Awards saw a record number of nominations, with over 200 from all over the Hampshire region in 17 different categories and nominees included many international and Olympic level athletes. There was stiff competition for the coveted title of Club of the year with 20 clubs from the region put forward. The award was sponsored by Biscoes Solicitors (www.biscoes-law.co.uk) and the three shortlisted nominees were Chawton Park Indoor Bowls Club from East Hampshire, Warsash Wasps Football Club and Shin Gi Tai.
Heather Windust from Sport Hampshire IOW commented “The awards are a fantastic celebration of sport throughout the county, and reflect not only the quality of local sporting achievement, but also the dedication, commitment and excellence of the many unsung heroes.  The club of the year category had over 20 nominations, it was a tough decision to whittle them down to just 3 and even tougher to decide on a winner. However the work Shin Gi Tai do in the local community and the dedication they have to developing their coaches and members made them deserving winners.”

There were a number of other Sportspeople from Basingstoke also made it into the top 3 in their respective categories, they were:

James Feighery-Murphy (Karate) –  Junior sportsman of the year
Rob Tobin (Athletics) – Senior sportsman of the year
Ben Hazell (Athletics) – Senior sportsman of the year
Rebecca Jane (Football) – Senior sportswoman of the year
Basingstoke Teamgym squad (Gymnastics) – Senior team of the year
Nigel Long (Tennis) – Performance coach of the year

 

The Mayor of Basingstoke and Deane Cllr Keith Chapman said: “I am delighted that this forward thinking and proactive club won the award against tough competition from other strong clubs across the county.  It was very well deserved and is a testament to the hard work of the club and its many volunteers.  The club is a credit to the borough, making a contribution not only in the area of sport but to the local community, for example running self-defence classes and anti-bullying sessions. The council has worked in partnership with the club on various sports development initiatives and great links have been established with schools and voluntary organisations.  The club is very highly regarded locally.”

Chief Instructor Bryan Andrews said of the award “We have a great team of highly experienced coaches and staff and many enthusiastic members taking part in our classes. This award is really theirs and it is down to their hard work, effort and their determination to be the best they can. I’m delighted that their efforts have been recognised by Hampshire County”

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Certificate presented to the winning club at the Hampshire Sports Awards 2011

 

Further information on Shin Gi Tai Martial Arts Academy: –  Shin Gi Tai Martial Arts Academy is Basingstoke’s only full time Martial Arts center teaching a range of Martial Arts including Kung Fu, Karate, Judo, Tai Chi, Ju Jitsu and Vale Tudo. In addition there are a number of fitness classes including Pilates, Body Combat and Circuits based classes.

There are specific class for adults and children to train in seperately. Children’s class are split into age specific groups of 4 – 6 yrs, 6 – 9 yrs and 10 – 15 yrs. In addition there are family classes where parents and children can train together.

Classes take place during the day time and evenings.

Shin Gi Tai Martial Arts Academy is registered with The Martial Arts Standards Agency, Shikon International, The British Council for Chinese Martial Arts, Karate England, British Judo Association, World Union of Karate Federations and is accredited with Sport England’s ‘Clubmark’ Accreditation.

The award for Hampshire and Isle of Wight Sports Club was sponsored by:- 

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Quality Kitemark, Clubmark, Sport England, Martial Arts Basingstoke

Clubmark Accredited Sports Club

 

 

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