Sensei Paul Grimsey, 7th Dan who has over 30 years Shotokan Karate experience will be conducting a Jo (Short Staff) course at the ESKA Hitchin Dojo (Primarily aimed at Adults).  This course is limited to 20 participants due to space.  Don’t miss out, secure your place now!

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On Saturday 20th January the ESKA Hitchin dojo held it’s first post grading course of 2024.  The course was run by Sensei Paul Grimsey (7th dan) and looked at an introduction to using the short staff weapon, which is also known as a “jo” in Japanese.  

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Sensei Paul Grimsey, 7th Dan who has over 30 years Shotokan Karate experience will be conducting a Jo (Short Staff) course at the ESKA Hitchin Dojo (Primarily aimed at Adults).  This course is limited to 20 participants due to space.  Don’t miss out, secure your place now!

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The ESKA Championships were held on Sunday 12th November at the Stevenage Hombu (ESKA Headquarters). The event was a massive success with karate of great spirit and focus on show, along with fantastic support from family and the local community.

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The ESKA Dinner & Dance was held on 3rd November 2023 at the the Hotel Cromwell Stevenage. The evening was full of drinks, awards, food, dancing and unity.

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Not long now until the biggest event in the ESKA calendar, the ESKA Championships! We’ve shared some information regarding the timings of the day, so please read on.

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The ESKA squad has recently returned from a WUKF event with some great results. The BASK (British Academy of Shotokan Karate) Open was held at Brunel University on October 8th.

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The ESKA October Dan Grading took place on Saturday 28th October, slightly earlier than the usual November slot. It was held at the Little Staughton Dojo in Bedfordshire.

Read more to find out how they all got on.

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ESKA’S elite squad took part in the WUKF World championships last week in Dundee, Scotland.

The squad did amazingly well, make sure you read on for the full details!

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Recently a number of members of the ESKA squad had the opportunity to be selected for the upcoming WUKF Karate World Championships in Dundee, which will be taking place from July 13th to 16th https://dundee2023.uk/

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