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Student of the year 2012 - Paul Monigatti     
Student of the year 2013 - Matthew Fletcher
  Student of the year 2014 - Ross Thomson     
Student of the year 2015 - Ross Thomson  
   
Student of the year 2016 - Marnie Thomson  

Forthcoming Events

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***Classes on over summer***

 

NEWS...

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11/7/17 

GKA Long Standing Member - Craig Ryan 10Yrs!...

The Glasgow Karate Academy are extremely proud of our longest standing member of 10 years, Craig Ryan.

Craig was the very first student to begin training in our Kirkintilloch dojo on Sunday 22nd July 2007, the day after the newly built Leisure Centre first opened its doors (21st July).

Craig is an extremely dynamic karateka, who's work rate, dedication, loyalty and enthusiasm has seldom been matched.

We would like to wish Craig all the very best and many more productive years of training ahead of him. Oss!

"The ultimate aim of Karate lies not in victory or defeat, but in the perfection of the character of its participants." - Gichin Funakoshi 

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Ben Fail, Craig Ryan, Paul Monigatti

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24/6/17 

GKA Kyu Grading Examination...

Massive congratulations to our outstanding students who successfully passed their grading examinations today in Kirkintilloch Leisure Centre. We are so very proud of each and every one of you! Very well done! Oss!

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GKA Grading Examination June 2017

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11/6/17 

41st Cumbria Open Karate Championships...

Many congratulations to Lewis Graham who placed 3rd today in team kumite at the 41st Cumbria Open Karate Championships in Penrith. Well done!!!

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GKA Elite - Lewis Graham

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10/6/17 

GKAs Successful Dan Grades...

Huge congratulations to our new shodan black belts Aliya Brea and Jillian Gabrielsen! You have both trained so hard for this...very well done guys!!! Oss!

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Black Belts Jillian & Aliya pictured with their Senseis

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2/6/17 

GKA Invitational School Of Excellence...

Great Kumite School of Excellence class tonight, really well done guys! Outstanding effort!

Well done to all invited students: L.Graham, J.Gabrielsen, L.Angeles, O.Fail, A.Douglas, J.Ross, C.Murray, G.Waddell, M.Fail, A.Robertson, P.Monigatti.

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GKA Elite

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21/5/17 

Wishaw Grand Prix...

Very well done to our GKA squad competing today at the Wishaw Grand Prix...

Results...

Lewis Graham 14-15yrs +54kg GOLD!!!

Luis Angeles 7-9yrs +4'6" BRONZE!!! 

Team GKA...

R.Bahrami, B.Clark, M.Fail, C.Murray, J.Ross, L.Angeles, O.Fail, L.Graham, O.Donnelly, A.Douglas, P.Monigatti.

We are extremely proud of you all!!! Oss! 

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GKA Medal Winners

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19/5/17 

GKA Invitational School Of Excellence...

Great kumite session at tonights invitational School of Excellence!

Well done to all invited students: O.Donnelly, D.Robertson, J.Gabrielsen, F.Anderson, A.Robertson, L.Graham, L.Angeles, O.Fail, J.Ross, C.Murray, B.Clark, M.Fail.

Best of luck to all our guys competing at the Wishaw Grand Prix on Sunday. 

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GKA Elite

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7/5/17 

Meadowbank Junior Championships...

Many Congratulations to our junior squad who competed in the Meadowbank Junior Championships in Edinburgh. We are very proud of you all. Well done!!!

Team GKA...

F.Anderson, D.Robertson, A.Robertson, L.Patrick, O.Donnelly, L.Angeles, C.Murray, Z.Johnston, J.Currie, R.Bahrami, B.Reid, B.Clark, M.Fail, O.Fail, J.Ross.

 

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22/4/17 

Scottish International Open Championships...

Congratulations and well done to our guys Lewis Graham, Gordon Waddell, Alan Douglas, Paul Monigatti and Ben Fail who competed in the 2017 Scottish International Open Championships in Edinburgh.

Results...

Lewis Graham - 3rd Place Team Kumite

Ben Fail - 3rd Place Team Kumite & 3rd Place Individual Male Kumite +84kg

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Team GKA

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26/3/17 

Meadowbank Childrens and Cadets Kumite Championships...

Well done to our kumite guys Owen Donnelly and Lewis Graham who were selected to compete in the Meadowbank Childrens and Cadets Kumite Championships.

Lewis Graham 3rd Place - Cadet kumite 

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18/3/17 

JKS Dan Grading Examination...

Huge congratulations to the GKA's newest Dan Grades!!! James McCann, Olivia Fail and Marnie Thomson all successfully passed their 1st Dan Black Belt examinations today at the Honbu Dojo, Dunfermline. Very well done!!! Oss!

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JKS/GKA Dan Grades

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17/3/17 

GKA Invitational School Of Excellence...

Very well done to the guys at tonight's invitational kata School of Excellence class, lots and lots of detail covered.

Well done to all invited students: Ross Thomson, Mads Gabrielsen, Jillian Thom, Luis Angeles, James McCann, Owen Donnelly, Jayden Ross, Yvonne Milne, Alan Douglas, Olivia Fail, Paul Monigatti, Aliya Brear, Cameron Murray, Lewis Graham, Daniel Robertson, Aidan Robertson, Craig Ryan.

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12/3/17 

2017 Chojinkai Junior Championships...

Congratulations to GKA's Lewis Graham who placed 3rd in Team Kumite at the Chojinkai Junior Championships in Penrith.

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Lewis pictured with his JKS Scotland team mates

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11/3/17 

GKA Kyu Grading Examination...

Massive congratulations to all 41 of our outstanding students who were successful in passing their grading examinations today in Kirkintilloch Leisure Centre. We are so very proud of each and every one of you! Well done! Oss!

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GKA Grading Examination March 2017

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4/3/17 

2017 Swedish International Open Championships...

Congratulations to GKA's Ben Fail who came 2nd place in the +84kg Senior Male Kumite at the Swedish international Open Championships today.

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26/2/17 

Wishaw Grand Prix...

Well done to our guys who competed today in the Wishaw Grand Prix. Special mention to Ross Thomson (not pictured), who came 3rd place in Male Veteran Kata.

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P.Monnigatti, A.Douglas, L.Graham, B.Fail

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24/2/17

GKA Invitational School Of Excellence...

Great kumite and conditioning session at tonight's invitational school of excellence.

Well done to invited students: Benjamin Clark, Aidan Robertson, Daniel Robertson, Owen Donnelly, Callum Murray, Jayden Ross, Alan Douglas, Olivia Fail, Trish James and Luis Angeles.

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12/2/17 

JKS Junior Squad Training...

GKAs Owen Donnelly, Callum Murray and Olivia Fail training on the JKS junior squad at the Honbu dojo. Well done guys!

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O.Donnelly, C.Murray, O.Fail

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11/1/17 

JKS Elite Squad Training...

GKAs Ben Fail training on the very demanding JKS elite squad at the Honbu dojo.

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JKS Elite Squad Training

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10/2/17 

GKA Invitational School Of Excellence...

All the guys looking very good at tonights free dan grade prep class!

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C.Ryan, J.McCann, C.Murray, O.Fail, A.Brear, J.Gabrielsen, M.Thomson

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4/2/17 

Belfast North South Open...

Congratulations to the GKAs Ben Fail who placed 3rd for +85kg Kumite in the Belfast North South Open today.

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3/2/17 

GKA Invitational School Of Excellence...

Fantastic attitude at tonight's very technical kumite and conditioning invitational school of excellence.

Well done to all invited students: Lewis Graham, James McCann, Mads Gabrielsen, Jillian Gabrielsen, Owen Donnelly, Cameron Murray, Callum Murray, Trish James, Jayden Ross, Al Douglas, Luis Angeles, Gordon Waddell, Josh Cronin, Luca Telese.

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27/1/17 

GKA Invitational School Of Excellence...

Brilliant session at tonights junior grade kata invitational school of excellence, covering: Heian Shodan, Nidan & Sandan.

Well done to all invited students: Josh Cronin, Owen Donnelly, Anne Currie, Adam Clark, Richard Passe, Frankie Anderson, Jillian Gabrielsen, Gordon Waddell, Jayden Ross, Olivia Fail, Alan Douglas, Aidan Robertson, Callum Murray, James McCann, Daniel Robertson, Amit Walkay.

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22/1/17 

JKS Scotland Junior Squad Training...

Well done to the GKAs: Owen Donnelly, Callum Murray, Luis Angeles and Olivia Fail who trained very hard on the JKS Scotland junior squad today at the Honbu Dojo, Dunfermline. Oss!


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O.Donnelly, C.Murray, L.Angeles, O.Fail

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17/1/17 

Dan Grade Certificate...

Once again, many congratulations to Cameron Murray who passed his 1st Dan grading examination in November 2016.


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Cameron being presented with his official JKS Dan Grade Certificate by Sensei Fail

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15/1/17 

JKS Scotland Senior Squad Training...

Well done to Lewis Graham and Ben Fail who trained on the first JKS Scotland senior squad session of 2017, held in the Honbu Dojo, Dunfermline. Brilliant session! Oss.


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JKS Scotland Senior Squad 2017

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13/1/17 

GKA Free Dan Grade Prep Class...

Well done to our senior grades: Findlay Murray, Mads Gabrielsen, Jillian Thom, Olivia Fail, John Murray, Aliya Brear, Cameron Murray and Craig Ryan who all attended the academys free Dan grade preparation class. Only 9 weeks to go!


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F.Murray, M.Gabrielsen, J.Thom, O.Fail, J.Murray, A.Brear, C.Murray, C.Ryan

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5/1/17 

First Session of 2017...

Very good to be back in the dojo tonight for our first session of 2017...Lots of kumite! Lots of Kata! Oss!


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5/1/17 

Glasgow Karate Academy - Competitors...

Our Academy has produced many high level competitors over the last 10 years:


World Level

Chantelle Allan


European Level

Ben Fail

Chantelle Allan


National Level

Ben Fail

Chantelle Allan

Barbara Casey

Ryan Casey

Jamie McGreechin

Matthew Fletcher

Ryan Findlay

Aidan Rossi

Paul Monigatti 

Katie Fitzsimmons 

Graham Stephen

Ross Thomson 

Campbell Fletcher

Marnie Thomson


And over 40 competitors at Regional Level



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A small sample of our competitors

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3/1/17 

Glasgow Karate Academy - Dan Grade Graduates...

Our Academy has trained literally hundreds of students over its first 10yrs, too many to mention.

Below is list of our Dan Grade Graduates...

2008
Ryan Casey - 2nd Dan

2009
Ben Fail - 3rd Dan
Barbara Casey - 2nd Dan
Graham Carvil - 2nd Dan
Jamie McGreechin - 1st Dan

2010
Chantelle Allan - 1st Dan
Muhammad Khan - 1st Dan
Anne Kelly - 1st Dan
Mark Donnelly - 1st Dan
Glen Fletcher - 1st Dan
Matthew Young - 1st Dan

2011
Ryan Findlay - 1st Dan
Matthew Fletcher - 1st Dan

2012
Jamie McGreechin - 2nd Dan
Glen Fletcher - 2nd Dan
Muhammad Khan - 2nd Dan
Jack McCamley-Wilding - 1st Dan
Alexander Hunter - 1st dan
Holly Sherwood - 1st Dan

2013
Ben Fail - 4th Dan
Chantelle Allan - 2nd Dan
Anne Kelly - 2nd Dan
Mark Donnelly - 2nd Dan
Aidan Rossi - 2nd Dan
Matthew Fletcher - 2nd Dan
Noreen Haggerty - 1st Dan
Katie Fitzsimmons - 1st Dan
Paul Monigatti - 1st Dan
Aaron Fernandez - 1st Dan

2014
Thomas Billcliff - 1st Dan
Matthew Billcliff - 1st Dan

2015
Barbara Casey - 3rd Dan
Jamie McGreechin - 3rd Dan
Gurvina Johal - 1st Dan
Craig Ryan - 1st Dan
Thomas Haughey - 1st Dan
Fiona MacLean - 1st Dan
Lorna Fairie - 1st Dan
David Knox - 1st Dan
Campbell Fletcher - 1st Dan
Dawn Stephen - 1st Dan
Erin Morrow - 1st Dan

2016
Glen Fletcher - 3rd Dan
Paul Monigatti - 2nd Dan
Katie Fitzsimmons - 2nd Dan
Ross Thomson - 1st Dan
Ethan Sung - 1st Dan
Lewis Graham - 1st Dan
Graham Stephen - 1st Dan
Vaughan Hart - 1st Dan
Cameron Murray - 1st Dan

2017...

 

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A small sample of our successful dan grades

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1/1/17 

Happy New Year & Happy Birthday...

Happy New Year to all of our members and their families and Happy Birthday to the our amazing academy!!! GKA...10yrs old today!


Glasgow Karate Academy's first ever grading held in Bishopbriggs Leisure Drome June 9th 2007. 


Pictured: Sensei B.Fail & F.Brennan with beginners:

D.Kerr, J.McGreechin, J.Milne, R.Hulmes, B.Mullen, S.Gibson, R.McGreechin, A.Brown, Z.Brown, D.Brisbane, P.Carmichael, D.Leitch, C.Allan.


Also pictured: M.McKinnley, G.Mathie, G.McKay



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GKA's First Ever Grading - June 9th 2007

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10/12/16 

GKA Awards 2016...

Many congratulations to the GKA students who through outstanding effort, achieved the following awards for 2016...

Best newcomer senior - Alan Douglas

Best newcomer junior - Owen Donnelly 

Best attendance senior - Jillian Thom

Best attendance junior - Charlie Hart

Most improved kata senior - Marnie Thomson

Most improved kata junior - Luis Angeles

Most improved kumite senior - Gordon Waddell 

Most improved kumite junior - Lewis Graham

Most improved kihon senior - Mads Gabrielsen

Most improved kihon junior - Frankie Anderson

Best attitude senior - Derek Laurie

Best attitude junior - Cameron Murray

Competitor of the year senior - Marnie Thomson

Competitor of the year junior - Matthew Fletcher

 

Student of the year 2016 - Marnie Thomson 

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2016 GKA Award Winners pictured with their Senseis

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10/12/16 

GKA Kyu Grading Examination...

Many congratulations to the GKA students who successfully passed their grading examinations today in Kirkintilloch Leisure Centre. A very high standard indeed. Oss!

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2/12/16 

GKA Invitational School Of Excellence...

A very good effort at tonights Kumite and Conditioning school of excellence. The 2hr session focused on: kamae positioning, distance work, attacking style and core strength.

Well done to invited students: Ross Thomson, Lewis Graham, Stephen Passe, Olivia Fail, Aliya Brear and Alan Douglas.

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18/11/16 

GKA Invitational School Of Excellence...

Good detailed two hour session tonight, at the senior grade kata invitational school of excellence, covering Gojushiho Sho and Enpi.

Well done to invited students: Katie Fitzsimmons, Mads Gabrielsen and Jillian Gabrielsen.

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K.Fitzsimmons, M.Gabrielsen, J.Gabrielsen,

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11/11/16 

GKA Invitational School Of Excellence...

Very good standard at tonights junior grade kata invitational school of excellence, covering in depth Heian Sandan and Heian Yondan.

Well done to all invited students: Adam Clark, Stephen Passe, Owen Donnelly, Ryan Risby, Alan Douglas and Lucy Brear.

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A.Clark, S.Passe, O.Donnelly, R,Risby, A.Douglas, L.Brear,

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5/11/16 

Dan Grading Success...

Many congratulations to the GKAs Cameron Murray who successfully passed his shodan (black belt) grading examination today in Dunfermline. This makes Cameron the first in the academy to pass a dan grading under the new JKS syllabus. Well done! Oss!

 

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Cameron Murray - 1st Dan

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28/10/16 

GKA Free Dan Grading Preparation Class...

Well done to our 1st Kyu's: Marnie Thomson, Jillian Thom, Cameron Murray, Amit Walkay, Olivia Fail and Aliya Brear, who attended the academys free Dan grade preparation class.

 

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C.Murray, A.Brear, J.Thom, O.Fail, A.Walkay

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24/10/16 

Koji Arimoto Sensei...

World class kata training with the JKS' Koji Arimoto Sensei covering Unsu and Gankaku in the honbu dojo, Dunfermline.

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Marnie Thomson, Arimoto Sensei, Ross Thomson

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23/10/16 

JKS Scotland National Championships 2016...

Congratulations to GKA's Campbell Fletcher who placed 2nd in kata and Katie Fitzsimmons who placed 3rd in kumite at the 2016 JKS Scotland National Championships held in Grangemouth. 

And also to the rest of our squad, many of which were competing for the very first time...very well done! Oss!

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Katie Fitzsimmons - 3rd place
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Owen Donnelly in action during round 2

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17/10/16 

JKS Scotland National Championships 2016 - GKA Selection...

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Congratulations to the GKA members selected to compete in the JKS Scotland National Championships this coming Sunday 23rd in Grangemouth.

 

Josh Cronin

Owen Donnelly

Lewis Patrick

Charlie Hart

Cameron Murray

Olivia Fail

Aliya Brear

Ross Thomson 

Campbell Fletcher

Lewis Graham

Katie Fitzsimmons 

Matthew Fletcher

Ben Fail

With less than one week of hard training left to go, may we wish our squad the very best of luck! Oss!

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16/10/16 

JKS Senior Squad Training...

Great 2hr session today at the JKS senior squad training held in the Honbu Dojo, Dunfermline.

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Ben Fail & Katie Fitzsimmons pictured with the squad

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2/10/16 

2016 SKGB Kumite Championships...

Congratulations to GKA's Ben Fail who placed 3rd in the 2016 Scottish Karate Governing Body National Kumite Championships held in Meadowbank Stadium, Edinburgh.

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30/9/16 

GKA Invitational School Of Excellence...

A very demanding session at tonights Kumite and Conditioning school of excellence. The 2hr intensive class focused on: kumite specific plyometrics, closing distance, reaction work and competition control.

An outstanding attitude was shown by all invited students: Katie Fitzsimmons, Ethan Sung, James McCann, Gordon Waddell, Olivia Fail, Ross Thomson, Charlie Hart, Jillian Gabrielsen, Owen Donnelly, Findlay Murray and Adam Clark.

Only 3 weeks left until the JKS National Championships! Please contact Sensei Fail for further information.

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23/9/16 

GKA Free Dan Grading Preparation Class...

Well done to our 1st Kyu's: Marnie Thomson, Cameron Murray, Findlay Murray, Olivia Fail and Aliya Brear, who attended the academys free Dan grade preparation class. The main focus of tonights study was syllabus Kihon. Great effort! Oss!

 


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M.Thomson, C.Murray, F.Murray, O.Fail, A.Brear

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18/9/16 

Luca Valdesi / JKS Junior Squad...

A very busy post grading Sunday for the GKA with; preparation training for the forthcoming JKS National Championships well underway in the dojo, Ross Thomson training with world champion kata legend Luca Valdesi in Clydebank and Olivia Fail travelling to the JKS Honbu dojo in Dunfermline to train on the JKS junior Scotland squad. We are extremely proud of our dedicated, motivated and talented karateka. Oss! 

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Olivia Fail - JKS Honbu Dojo

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Sensei Valdesi & Ross Thomson

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17/9/16 

GKA Kyu Grading Examination...

Many congratulations to the 43 GKA students who successfully passed their grading examinations today in Kirkintilloch Leisure Centre. Outstanding effort and attitude displayed by all. Oss!

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GKA Junior Grades
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GKA Senior Grades

The academys next grading will be Saturday 10th December.

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10/9/16 

JKS World Championships 2016...

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The 4th JKS World Championships took place in the Emirates Arena in Glasgow over Friday and Saturday of this weekend. Very well done to all JKS Scotland squad members, some fantastic performances and results!

Also, congratulations to Paul Giannandrea for his absolute professionalism in organising and managing this hugely successful event.

Oss! 

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Ross Thomson, Matsue Sensei, Kagawa Shihan, Kanayama Sensei, Yamaguchi Sensei

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9/9/16 

GKA Invitational School Of Excellence...

Tremendous attitude by students at the GKA's Kumite and Conditioning invitational school of excellence. The extremely demanding 2hr session focused on controlling distance (maai) and counter timing followed by intense physical conditioning.

With only 6 weeks left until the JKS National Championships, our academy is working very hard in preparation for this prestigious event.

Well done to all invited students: Ethan Sung, Vaughan Hart, Katie Fitzsimmons, Charlie Hart, Olivia Fail, John Murray, Findlay Murray, Luis Angeles, Jillian Gabrielsen and Mads Gabrielsen.

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E.Sung,V.Hart,K.Fitzsimmons,C.Hart,O.Fail,J.Murray,F.Murray,L.Angeles,J.Gabrielsen,M.Gabrielsen

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4/9/16 

JKS Scotland Kumite League...

 Well done to all GKA members who attended the JKS kumite league in the Honbu dojo, Dunfermline.

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3/9/16 

JKS Scotland Elite Squad...

Many congratulations to Ben Fail who was invited to train on the JKS Elite Squad.

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2/9/16 

GKA Invitational School Of Excellence...

Very good standard by students at the GKA's junior grade kata invitational school of excellence, covering individually and in team format, katas: Heian Shodan/Nidan/Sandan and Tekki Shodan.

Well done to all invited students: Owen Donnelly, Luis Angeles, Trish James, Olivia Fail, Paul Gallagher, Lucy Brear & Claire Gallagher.

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O.Donnelly, L.Angeles, T,James, O.Fail, P.Gallagher, L.Brear, C.Gallagher

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26/8/16 

GKA Invitational School Of Excellence...

Very technical class tonight at the GKA's senior grade kata invitational school of excellence, covering katas: 5 Heians, Tekki Shodan, Bassai Dai, Junro Shodan & Junro Nidan.

Well done to all invited students: Katie Fitzsimmons, Olivia Fail, Aliya Brear, Jillian Gabrielsen, Cameron Murray & Lewis Graham

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K.Fitzsimmons, O.Fail, A.Brear, J.Gabrielsen, C.Murray, L.Graham

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15/8/16 

Glasgow Karate Academy Affiliated to the Japan Karate Shoto Federation...

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Dear GKA members,

I am writing to inform you that the Glasgow Karate Academy (GKA) is no longer affiliated to the Karate Union of Great Britain (KUGB). 

As Chief Instructor, I have made the very difficult decision to take our academy in a different direction. However, this is a decision I firmly believe to be in the best interest of our academy and I have no doubt that it will benefit every one of our members.

As of this day, we are now affiliated the the Japan Karate Shoto Federation (JKS) and intern are members of the Scottish Karate Governing Body (SKGB), British Karate Federation (BKF) and the World Karate Federation (WKF).

We now have full access to many JKS and SKGB benefits including: access to the JKS national squad, elite squad and the SKGB all styles karate squad. And many traditional/sport competitions and courses available to our members at local, national and international level.

With the recent news that karate will be included in the 2020 Tokyo Olympics, this is a fantastic opportunity for our competitive members to aim for the highest accolade in sport.

There are of course a number of changes to the teaching syllabus and it is therefore very important that all members are training regularly at the academy. 

All updates will be posted regularly on our website and Facebook page.

For any further information, please do not hesitate to contact myself.

 

Many thanks for your continued support.


Sensei Ben Fail 


http://www.glasgowkarateacademy.co.uk/

http://www.jksscotland.com/

http://www.skgb.com/

http://britishkaratefederation.co.uk/

http://www.wkf.net/

 

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12/8/16 

Dan Grade Success...

Many congratulations to GKA member and Sensei; Vaughan Hart, who through hard work and diligence successfully passed his Shodan (1st Dan) grading examination at the KUGB Lancaster Summer School course. Oss!

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Sensei Brennan, Vaughan Hart, Sensei Sherry

Also well done to all 17 GKA members who trained on the weeks course.

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GKA Contingent pictured with KUGB senior instructors

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3/8/16 

Training times update...click here

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25/6/16 

****All classes running as normal during the summer holiday period****

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24/6/16 

GKA Invitational School Of Excellence...

Very good atmosphere in the dojo tonight at the GKA's invitational school of excellence, covering in depth katas: Chinte and Kanku Sho.

Well done to all 10 selected students: Chantelle Allan, Paul Monigatti, Matthew Fletcher, Katie Fitzsimmons, Ross Thomson, Campbell Fletcher, Vaughan Hart, Olivia Fail, Marnie Thomson and Aliya Brear. 

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Chinte

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Kanku Sho

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C.Allan, P.Monigatti, M.Fletcher, K.Fitzsimmons, R.Thomson, C.Fletcher, V.Hart, O.Fail, M.Thomson

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18/6/16 

KUGB Scotland Squad Training...

Well done to our national squad today who where put through their paces during 2 hours of Kata followed by 2 hours of Kumite training in Gourock.

GKA Students in attendance were: Chantelle Allan, Katie Fitzsimmons, Paul Monigatti, Matthew Fletcher, Ross Thomson and Campbell Fletcher.

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KUGB Scotland National Squad

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4/6/16 

GKA Kyu Grading Examination with Sensei Frank Brennan 8th Dan...

Many congratulations to the 40+ GKA students who were successfully graded by Sensei Frank Brennan in our Kirkintilloch dojo.

Our next grading with Sensei Brennan will be Saturday 10th September. 

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Glasgow Karate Academy

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29/5/16 

GKA's Newest Dan Grades...

Congratulations to the following GKA students who successfully passed their Dan grading examinations under Sensei Andy Sherry 9th Dan and Sensei Frank Brennan 8th Dan, in Manchester. 

  • Lewis Graham - 1st Dan (Shodan)
  • Paul Monigatti - 2nd Dan (Nidan)

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P.Monigatti & L.Graham

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