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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     

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Forthcoming Events
JKS Scotland Kumite League - 4/9/16 
JKS World Champs. 10/9/16
GKA Course & Grading - 17/9/16 
JKS Scotland National Championships - 23/10/16 
Matsue Sensei Course - 7/11/16 

 

NEWS...

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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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