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Karate Club Juniors Win Gold

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Haddenham karate club's junior members successfully claimed four gold and two silver medals at the Tora Kodo Competition in Twickenham recently. They won gold for Junior Team Kata, beating 15 other teams in the event.

Elena won silver for Junior Individual Kata, while Jake and Dylan managed to claim gold and silver respectively for Junior Individual Kumite (sparring).

All the students excelled at the event due to the hard work and training they put in approaching the competition.

Haddenham club members were delighted to have been invited by Tora Kodo competition organisers to participate in the competition and they were excellent hosts at the event. The club would like to thank them for giving Haddenham the opportunity to compete and look forward to future links.

Haddenham karate club is part of IJKA Bucks, which study under direction of Shihan Sadashige Kato, 9th Dan.

The club opened approximately 3 years ago, and the club has been based at the Youth & Community Centre for the last 2 years

Training sessions are every Saturday from 3.00pm to 4.30pm. Haddenham Karate Club is a small non-profit making activity and classes are £3 per lesson for all attendees, including instructors.

Ages range from 8 up to 80 years old and all are welcome with first lesson free.

For more information, please contact Fran Kenny, Email: franphilday@yahoo.co.uk

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