Club & Assoc’n News

WINTER COURSE @ CENTER PARCS – January 2018

42 Instructors, Students & families attended the 21st Winter Course held at Center Parcs, Penrith from 19th to 22nd January 2018.

22 attended the 2 day course, training 3 hours on Sat & Sun morning, then enjoying the park facilities for rest of the weekend.

4th Dan’s Mark Heaton & Matt Miller conducted the course along with Chief Instructor Doug James 8th Dan.

SPRING GASSHUKU MAY 2017

Great turnout on 13th May @ Carlisle for Spring Gasshuku to mark Doug James’ 50 years in Karate

Over 80 Instructors & Students trained in sessions with Doug James 8th Dan, Darren Longstaff 6th Dan, Mark Heaton 4th Dan & Matt Miller 4th Dan.

GASSHUKU 13th MAY

HALTWHISTLE & HEXHAM CHOJINKAI CLUBS

September 2015 – Darren Longstaff 5th Dan far left & far right is newly promoted to 1st Dan Josh Wilson

Hexham Chojinkai Karate Club Sept 2015

Neil Gatenby 1st Dan with presents from the members. He is moving job to Edinburgh after 16 years at Hexham Club. We wish him all the very best.

Neil Gatenby farewell present from the clubs

Darren Longstaff, Neil & Stephen Lambert

Darren Longstaff 5th Dan, Neil Gatenby 1st Dan, Stephen Lambert 2nd Dan

Haltwhistle & Hexham Clubs grading April 2015

Junior Grading April 15

Intermediate Grading April 15