Sensei Dave Paulus ventured to Okinawa, the birthplace of Karate, to partake in the prestigious JKA Spring Camp. Marking his inaugural visit to Okinawa but his tenth camp attendance, Dave received a special certificate of recognition during the opening ceremony. 
The camp kicked off with master classes led by distinguished karate practitioners. Day one showcased a Gojushiho Sho master class with Ogura Sensei (8th Dan), followed by an engaging Kumite session led by the esteemed Naka Sensei (7th Dan). Day two focused on Hangetsu, guided by Imamura Sensei (8th Dan). 
The camp continued with joint sessions and seminars, highlighting the expertise of Oishi Sensei (9th Dan), and providing educational opportunities for referees and judges. Notably, Dave achieved the senior rank of Rokudan (6th Dan), a testament to his dedication. 
The camp concluded with a thorough recap session and a heartfelt closing ceremony, marking an enriching experience for all participants. Dave's journey to Okinawa signifies the enduring pursuit of excellence in karate. 
We are proud to report the outstanding performances of our athletes at the JKA Kadaň Grand Prix, held on the 27th and 28th May in the Czech Republic. 
Harrison Langridge showcased his skill and determination, securing 2nd place in Kata and an impressive 3rd place in Kumite. Jamie Langridge also demonstrated exceptional talent, earning 2nd place in Kumite. 
We would also like to extend an honorable mention to Sam Dekker and Destiny Orme for their participation in their first international competition. 
We are excited to share the impressive achievements of Harrison Langridge, who proudly represented England at the esteemed JKA European Karate Championship in Sursee, Switzerland on 1 April 2023. Harrison competed in individual Kata, individual Kumite, team Kata, and team Kumite, showcasing his skills and dedication. 
In the individual Kumite category, Harrison's talent and determination shone through as he secured an impressive 3rd place. Despite facing tough opponents from various countries, he displayed resilience and skill throughout the tournament. It was only in the final match that he narrowly lost to the eventual champion from the Czech Republic. Harrison's achievement is a testament to his relentless training and commitment to his craft, serving as an inspiration to his fellow Yushikai competitors. 
Additionally, Harrison's expertise extended to the team Kata category, where he and his teammates delivered a solid performance. Their synchronised movements and precise techniques earned them a commendable 4th place in team Kata, showcasing the strength of JKA England on an international stage. 
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