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August 4, 2019

One of our principles as an organisation is to offer our members the opportunity to learn from the very best in an environment free from politics and ego. We are focused on facilitating events for all to enjoy and ‘mix it’ as appropriate. We are passionate that the ‘Ap...

July 21, 2019

When I was growing up I spent a great deal of time with my grandparents. We had the best of times during regular trips to Cornwall to visit my great Auntie and Uncle to holiday with them in Saltash.

The trip from Portsmouth became a familiar one and the sight of the Tam...

July 2, 2019

When we formed the association in 2015 one of the first tasks we undertook was to define, design and introduce our own syllabus. We did this for many reasons, not least to ensure we did not suffer hubris or encourage complacency. In developing our own format, we concei...

June 17, 2019

We have been attending the HDKI woman’s competition for a couple of years now and every time has been successful.  As with all comps we have taken lots away to work on and this year was no exception.

Six female competitors represented the AKA along with Sensei Emma Will...

May 12, 2019

Back in 2014 we had hosted a relatively informal competition at the East Meon Dojo followed by a family picnic to support the members of the Petersfield, South Downs and Kokoro dojo’s as they began to compete. Our established Christmas competition had grown from Sensei...

March 31, 2019

Saturday 30th March saw both Sensei Williams’ take a squad of 9 AKA members away to the JSKA Championships in Woking. The day began with something extraordinary- Sensei Keith Williams was early! A rarity if ever we have seen one and so a nice costa was had and stories...

March 25, 2019

Earlier in my karate career I would listen intently to my Sensei talk of ‘training-up’ for a grading and peaking at the appropriate time. It was a skill that fascinated me. When our Dojo was small this was easy to manage as you only had a handful of students to oversee...

December 31, 2018

Winston Churchill once said that ‘You create your own Universe as you go along’. For us in the AKA the past year has been about creation, realisation and growth. We have pushed on through the year and despite challenges or the occurrence of the unexpected have seen our...

December 12, 2018

Imagine being the young Rockstar walking out to perform at Wembley Stadium, or the immerging DJ Stepping out at Cream Fields for the first-time in front of thousands of people. What pressure, whatexpectation...... what a moment! Suddenly dreams are about to be realised...

November 25, 2018

On Sunday the 25th of November those selected from our Squad assembled at 6.30 am to board the mini-bus for our road-trip to Uxbridge. When the coaches were competing we built a friendly rivalry with the SKC team and were proud to receive an invitation to attend their...

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