Every year the AMA (Amature Martial Association) hold their International Competition and invite amature Martial Artists to compete in Kumite or Kata categories.

This years competition will be held at Ponds Forge International Sports Centre in Sheffield. It runs across the weekend of 3rd & 4th March 2018.

Competitors

Its great to have such a large amount of competitors from various clubs around ESKA. Below are the current planned competitors and their chosen categories. Please join me in wishing them all good luck.

Competitor NameClubCategoriesCompetition Categories Entered
Rose Kusmierek-PehHatfield1. KA6 2. KA71. Girls – Open Kata – 14yrs & under 2. Girls Kata Shotokan 14yrs & under
Max GallowayHatfield1. KA20 2. KA24 3. KA251. Boys – Open Kata – 9yrs & under 2. Boys – Open Kata – 14yrs & under 3. Boys Kata Shotokan 14yrs & under
Jack GallowayHatfield1. KA22 2. KA24 3. KA251. Boys – Open Kata 10 to 14yrs – 4th Kyu & below 2. Boys – Open Kata – 14yrs & under 3. Boys Kata Shotokan 14yrs & under
Kacper KedziakHatfield1. KA24 2. KA251. Boys – Open Kata – 14yrs & under 2. Boys Kata Shotokan 14yrs & under
Leo DesilvaKnebworth1. KA24 2. KA251. Boys – Open Kata – 14yrs & under 2. Boys Kata Shotokan 14yrs & under
Josh HoweHitchin1. KA22 2. KA24 3. KA251. Boys – Open Kata 10 to 14yrs – 4th Kyu & below 2. Boys – Open Kata – 14yrs & under 3. Boys Kata Shotokan 14yrs & under
Theo PriceSt. Albans1. KU46 2. KA24 3. KA251. Boys 10-12yrs -150 cm Kumite 2. Boys – Open Kata – 14yrs & under 3. Boys Kata Shotokan 14yrs & under
Matthew Passingham Knebworth1. KA30 2. KA341. Male Shotokan Kata 15yrs to 17yrs 2. Male OPEN Styles Kata 15yrs+
Kate BridleSt. Albans1. KA16 2. KA171. Female OPEN Styles Kata 15yrs + 2. Female Shotokan Kata 18yrs+
Masaya YumedaCambridge1. KA29 2. KA34 3. KA351. Male Veterans Open Kata 36yrs + 2. Male OPEN Styles Kata 15yrs+ 3. Male Shotokan Kata 18yrs+

Competition Entry

If you are interested in taking part this year or in the future, please speak to your club instructor.

If you would like to come along and support our ESKA competitors, you can find more information on the event page. There is a good following going along, so there’ll be plenty of friendly faces. We hope to see you there.

 

On the Day

On Saturday 3rd March all the coaches will be meeting up with the competitors in the sport centre foyer, for some last minute advice and some final wishes of good luck.

 

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