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STUDENT OF THE YEAR 2018

Congratulations to Mark Raven on becoming the Kiryoku Student of the Year for 2018. Voted for by his peers and the clubs senior members, Mark becomes the 4th holder of the ‘Sensei Chris Iron memorial shield’ – a trophy presented in the memory of Sensei Paul’s first instructor and mentor.

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December 28, 2018

14th INTERNATIONAL KARATE TRAINING CAMP 2019

The KIRYOKU dojo is pleased to confirm the dates for our annual summer course – the ’14th International Karate Training Camp’ running over the weekend of Friday 12th, Saturday 13th and Sunday 14th July 2019. If you have never attended an open course or the summer camp before, there is nothing to worry about as…

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December 5, 2018

13th INTERNATIONAL KARATE TRAINING CAMP 2018

The KIRYOKU dojo is pleased to confirm the dates for our annual summer course – the ’13th International Karate Training Camp’ running over the weekend of Saturday 14th and Sunday 15th July 2018. If you have never attended an open course or the summer camp before, there is nothing to worry about as the instructors…

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May 21, 2018

KIRYOKU SQUAD COACH APPOINTED

After her recent success as competitor/coach at the 18th Legends Championship, we are pleased to confirm Maureen Day as Kiryoku Squad Coach on a permanent basis. An experienced national and international competitor, Maureen has been training since 1984 and received her 3rd Dan from the legendary Enoeda Sensei in 1996. An inductee in the martial…

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March 13, 2018

MARTIAL ARTS ILLUSTRATED & IPPON MAGAZINE PUBLICATIONS

Martial Arts Illustrated and Ippon Magazine are the latest publications to feature Kiryoku chief instructor Sensei Paul Herbert 6th Dan. Sensei Paul is featured in the current editions of both magazines, with each featuring different interviews and are available to buy in digital and hard copy formats. http://www.ipponmagazine.com/shop/issue-10-paper-edition Martial Arts Illustrated February 2018

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January 14, 2018

STUDENT OF THE YEAR 2017

Congratulations to Maureen Day on becoming the Kiryoku Student of the Year for 2017. Voted for by his peers and the clubs senior members, Maureen becomes the 3rd holder of the ‘Sensei Chris Iron memorial shield’ – a trophy presented in the memory of Sensei Paul’s first instructor and mentor.

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December 28, 2017

ASK KIRYOKU DAN GRADING

Congratulations to Dean Brown, Derek Manning and Tiah Stewart for passing their respective 3rd and 1st Dan blackbelts under ASK chief instructor Sensei Dave Hazard 7th Dan in Portslade, East Sussex on Saturday 23rd September 2017.

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September 23, 2017

EULOGY: IN MEMORY OF ALISON BARKER

For those who don’t know me, I taught Alison Shotokan Karate over the last twenty years. Michael and Ashleigh are aware that a long standing commitment has unfortunately prevented my attendance today and I would like to extend my sincere apologies to those present for not joining you in celebrating the life of Alison. I…

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February 17, 2017

STUDENT OF THE YEAR 2016

Congratulations to Faye Manning on becoming the Kiryoku Student of the Year for 2016. Voted for by his peers and the clubs senior members, Faye becomes the 2nd holder of the ‘Sensei Chris Iron memorial shield’, a trophy presented in the memory of Sensei Paul’s first instructor and mentor.

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December 28, 2016

KIRYOKU SUPPORTS POWERWAVE

Sensei Paul would like to thank Powerwave’s Jay and Dan Laville for their kind invitation to instruct during a special session in memory of their late mother, Shotokan’s Pauline Laville from whom he received his own 1st Dan from in 1990. Along with Sensei Laville’s eldest son Dan, Sensei Paul joined former ISK senior instructors…

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August 10, 2016