Karate News 2017

IFKKA Presents Sensei Mark Mitchell Contact Training Sessions Sunday 26th March 2017

Tuesday, February 14, 2017

For those of you with a hankering for full contact training, Sensei Mark Mitchell is coming to town. Some of you may have met him at our Summer Camp’s over the last couple of years, and we’re bringing him to you from Brisbane to help us out with our training. He started training in 1976, aged 7, at Wimbledon dojo with Hanshi Steve Arniel, 1983 graded Shodan, 1986 graded Nidan and 1992 graded Sandan.

He has an impressive tournament record:

1988 British Novice 1st place – LW, 1991 British Open 3rd place – LW, 1992 Welsh Open 2nd place – LW, 1992 British Open 3rd place – LW, 1993 Welsh Open 1st place – LW, 1994 British Open 3rd place – LW, 1995 British Open 1st place – LW, 1996 Canadian Open 1st place – LW, 1997 IFK 1st World tournament 6th place – LW, 1998 African Open 2nd place – MW, 2000 PNG Open IKO1 3rd place – Open Weight, 2000 IKO1 All Japan – Open Weight, 2002 British Regional 3rd place – HW, 2002 British Open 2nd place – HW, 2004 IKO1 Australian Open 2nd place – HW, 2006 IKO1 Australian Open 1st place – MW

There are more training session scheduled for this year the next one will be on Sunday 7th May 2017.

The cost is $20 for IFKKA member and $30 for non-IFKKA members, if you pay at the door or with your instructor you will incur a $10 handling fee. so Book online with Trybooking and save click here

You’ll need to bring your protective gear and your own lunch. Enthusiasm!

The venue will be determined based on the number of attendees. Eligibility: 11 yrs and up, all grades. If you are under 11 years and 8th kyu and up and very interested in this, then speak to your instructor about letting you go. Click here to download flyer