SKDUN European Championships - Poland

SKDUN European Championships.
Poland, 13th to 15th April 2018.
13 Portchester Karate club members, joined with members from Bognor Regis, Kiryoku club in london, Kanku club in Bournmouth, Chris Carr from AKA and Devonport club in Plymouth to form the SKDUN team, competing and officiating at the above Championships.
It was a great team effort, but Chris Farndell deserves a particular mention for his not only entering several events, but also looking after all of the other contestants as the England Coach.
Special thanks to the SKDUN organising committee, Sensei Aurel Patru - SKDUN President, and Sensei Colin Putt - Chief Referee, for a most enjoyable Championships.

England team













Gatwicj airport













Roy, Chris and Zerina













Veteran team Kata.





















Victoria, just right of centre.













Officials staying at the Shuma Hotel.













Matt with his Tatami colleagues













Roy to the right.























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

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.

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