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Kaizen No-Michi News Archive 2011
Wednesday 21st December
Last training Session of 2011
Both Tigers and main class students training together for a special fun training session with Sensei Santa.
Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year to Every one. See you in 2012
Saturday 10th December
JKS England Christmas Course
with Sensei's Alan Campbell 6th Dan and Scott Langley 5th Dan
A very enjoyable yet demanding course to end the year with Sensei's Alan Campbell and Scott Langley. Osu
Saturday 3rd December
Kaizen No-Michi Christmas Party and Annual Student Awards Presentation
Great Party, Great Costumes, Almost great singing on the Karaoke, Great Funky Kata, And most of all Great Students.
Hope you all enjoyed the evening as much as Sensei's Andy and Jackie. Osu
Saturday 3rd December
Kaizen No-Michi Course and Kyu Gradings
With Sensei Steven Carless 5th Dan
Well Done to Matthew Ross, Chris Woods, Teresa Tuplin, Simon Short and Beckham Tuplin on taking another step on the Path to Constant and Never Ending Improvement.
Sunday 27th November

Japan Karate Shotorenmei England Open Karate Championships

Nottingham Wildcats Arena


A very impressive total of 10 medals Won at the JKS National Open Championships for Kaizen No-Michi.
Results: Charlie Kershaw - Silver - Kumite 5-6yrs, Ben Clipsham - Bronze - Kumite 5-6yrs, Josh Sykes - Bronze - Kumite 7-8yrs,
Teresa Tuplin - Gold - Womens Kyu Grade Kumite 35+, Simon Short - Bronze - Mens Kyu Grade Kumite,
Lynne Short - Silver - Womens Senior Kumite 35+, Alice Hylton - Bronze - Girls Kata 10-15yrs, Jade Taylor - Silver - Girls Kumite 14-15yrs,
Sensei Jackie Jones - Bronze - Womens Kumite 19+ and Bronze - Womens Kumite 35+
Well Done to all our Tigers/Students who entered this prestigious event. Osu
Saturday 26th November

NELSA North East Lincolnshire Sports Association

Beechcomber, Cleethorpes


Congratulations to NELSA award nominees Sensei Jackie Jones, Alice Hylton and Lacie Stembridge.

Results: Lacie - Best Improved Sports Person Award. Jackie - Coaches Award (2nd Place)

For more information about this event click here


Saturday 24th - 25th September
Japan Karate Shotorenmei World Championships
Edinburgh, Scotland

A Very impressive haul of medals for Kaizen No-Michi, as part of the JKS England Squad.
1 Gold, 3 Silver and 3 Bronze. For more information click here
Saturday 10th September
Kaizen No-Michi Course and Kyu Gradings
With Sensei Steven Carless 5th Dan
Congratulations to all our students who passed their kyu grades. Thank You to Sensei Carless, Instructors and Students from Walsall and York
for travelling to Grimsby to support us. Osu
Sunday 19th August 2011
JKS England Squad Training
with Paul Giannandrea 5th Dan, Sensei Alan Campbell 6th Dan, Steven Carless 5th Dan
Squad training in preperation for the JKS World Championships, Scotland
Saturday 18th August 2011
JKS Grimsby Course
with Sensei Alan Campbell 6th Dan
A very inspirational and informative day of training with Sensei Alan Campell 6th Dan. His first visit to Kaizen No-Michi was a huge success and
we look forward to his return in the future. Osu 
Saturday 18th August 2011
Kaizen Tigers Course
with Sensei Alan Campbell 6th Dan
A great course with JKS England Chief Instructor Sensei Alan Campbell 6th Dan and our Kaizen Tigers.
Saturday 16th July 2011
Kaizen No-Michi Bag Pack at Tesco
Many Thanks to Dawn, Lewis, Lynne, Jade, Lauren, Tom, Miroslaw, Lacie, Eden, Star, Debbie, Eden's Nan and Ethan
for helping out at the bag pack.
We raised a massive £130.44 in 2 hours for the JKS Squad and Emily Bailes Fund. Also a big Thank You to everyone who donated.
Friday 8th - Sunday 10th July 2011
JKS Summer Camp
Torbay Leisure Centre,Paignton, Devon
    What an amazing weekend! Three days of training at Torbay Leisure Centre and on the beach in Quay West with Sensei's Alan Campbell 6th Dan, Ken Organ 6th Dan, Scott Langley 5th Dan and Steve Carless 5th Dan. Well Done to Lacie Stembridge on achieving Shodan (1st Degree) Black Belt. Lacie is Kaizen No-Michi's first student to achieve Black Belt from joining as a beginner. She is a credit to our Karate School. Osu
Sunday 19th June
York Course and Gradings
With Sensei Campbell 6th Dan and Sensei Koike 5th Dan
A great day in York training with Sensei's Campbell and Koike.
Saturday 18th June
Kaizen No-Michi Course and Kyu Gradings
With Sensei Steven Carless 5th Dan
Congratulations to the following students on passing their Kyu grades. Beckham Tuplin, Kevin Pykett, Danielle Souter, Chris Woods, Teresa Tuplin, Sarah Taylor and Martyn Smith. Also Many Thanks to Sensei Steven Carless and everyone who travelled over from
Walsall and Selby to support us. Osu
For full Report by Selby Karate Club of the course and gradings Click Here
Sunday 15th May 2011
JKS Ireland Karate Championships
 A great day for Sensei's Andrew and Jackie Jones and students Luke Townsend, Alice Hylton and Lacie Stembridge being their first time representing JKS England. All performed well each progressed through rounds. Andrew now mens 40+ Kumite JKS Irish open champion and Jackie 2 Silvers:Womens Senior Kumite & 35+ Kumite & also Bronze Womens Kata
Friday 29th April
Open EKF England Squad training with Sensei Wayne Otto
JKS England members Luke Townsend, Lewis Simpson, Lacie Stembridge, Alice Hylton and Craig Williams
at the Open EKF England Squad training with Sensei Wayne Otto
Friday 11th March - Sunday 13th March
JKS Technical Seminar with Sensei's Masao Kagawa 8th Dan, Alan Campbell 6th Dan and Scott Langley 5th Dan
Students Jade Taylor, Lewis Simpson and Lacie Stembridge travelled down to Nottingham with Sensei's Andrew and Jackie to the JKS Technical Seminar with our World Chief Instructor Masao Kagawa 8th Dan with assistance from
Sensei Alan Campbell 6th Dan and Sensei Scott Langley 5th Dan.
The course was very inspirational and beneficial to us all in our path to constant and never ending improvement. (Kaizen No-Michi)
Saturday 19th February
Seibukan Childrens Karate Competition
A fantastic day and excellent results for our four students who competed at the Seibukan Childrens Karate Championships in Nottingham.
Results: Jade Taylor - 3rd place Individual Kumite
Alice Hylton - 1st place Individual & Team Kata, 2nd place Individual & Team Kumite.
Lacie Stembridge - 1st place Individual & Team Kumite, 1st place Team Kata. Awarded Best Female Competitor of the Day.
Beckham Tuplin - 1st place Team Kata
Sunday 30th January
JKS Brown & Black Belt Course
with Sensei Alan Campbell 6th Dan
A great day of training at the first JKS Brown and Black Belt Course of 2011 with Sensei Alan Campbell 6th Dan.
The course was followed by national squad training with Sensei's Alan Campbell 6th Dan and Steve Carless 5th Dan.
Monday 17th January - Sunday 23rd January 2011
Kangeiko 2011
Cleethorpes Beach
A great start to the new year with the traditional Japanese 7 day Winter Training - Kangeiko.
The challenge being the start in the cold and darkness at 6am in Cleethorpes. After a quick warm up both students and instructors took
to the local roads and beach for a 20 minute run.This followed every morning by intensive training sessions.
Well Done to all our students who attended.