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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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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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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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Sunday 2nd April saw ESKA hold its very first Kumite Championships at the Stevenage Hombu. 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 squad has recently returned from two WUKF events with some considerable success.

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The ESKA Championships were held on Sunday 16th October at the Stevenage Hombu (ESKA Headquarters), the first since 2019, due to covid.  It was great to be back!

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Great, then we have some good news for you… ESKA will be running a Kumite (Freestyle) only competition in April. Read more below…

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Great, then we have some good news for you… then annual ESKA competition has returned after a COVID enforced Sabbatical. We want every ESKA member to take part, so get involved now.

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Tag Archive for: Competition

This year the competition is on a Sunday and all contestants will receive a participation certificate, with medals/trophies (to be confirmed) being awarded to 1st, 2nd and both 3rd places.

Categories may include:

  • Kihon (basic): 5 punches forward, turn, 5 kicks back
  • Kata (forms): Choose any Shotokan kata
  • Team Kata: Teams of two can choose any Shotokan kata
  • Family Kata: Teams of any size from 1 family
  • Kumite (freestyle fighting): Head-guards provided to juniors but all contestants must provide their own gum shield