Portchester Karate club trains onboard HMS Illustrious

Friday the 5th April was a particularly special day for the club as 18 members were able to visit HMS Illustrious in Portsmouth harbour for a tour of the ship and an unbelievable opportunity to train on the flight deck.

Sincerest thanks to RN for the opportunity to make this visit and we look forward to the next visit later on in the year.

Start of the tour.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The safety briefing.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

A bit chilly, but soon warmed up.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 
 Whilst the crew were at lunch the club juniors looked after operations.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

On the bridge.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

HMS Victory from HMS Illustrious.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Sensei Merv in the Captains Chair, Sensei Faye at the helm and Sensei Dave as the lookout.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 
School Summer Holidays 2018

School Summer Holidays - 2018
The club will, as usual, be staying open for the school summer holidays.
Friday evening and Saturday morning lessons continue at the Portchester Community school in White Hart Lane, for the entire holiday.
Wednesday evening lessons will continue at the Castle Primary school in Castle Street, apart from the last two weeks of the holidays. For these two weeks the Wednesday lessons will relocate to the Community school in White Hart lane.

Please email me mvodonnell@hotmail.com for further information if required.

 
Karate Day time lessons

Daytime Karate lessons are now being held on Thursday mornings at the Castle St, Portchester,  Day Centre. For further information please ring 07713284430 or email mvodonnell@portchesterkarate.co.uk

These classes are for a range of people with varying abilities and in particular for the older and fairly active person that would like to benefit from the health aspects of practicing Karate and at the same time exercising their minds in the learning of new skills.

Existing students of Karate are also catered for in the lessons. In particular those on shift work and others that cannot get to their regular training lessons.

 
Further information

For the Portchester Karate Club and clubs in other areas or different training times, please email modonnell@portchesterkarate.co.uk or telephone 07713284430.

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