3rd Traditional Karate European Children’s Cup: 19.10.2013, Peterborough

3rd Traditional Karate European Children’s Cup is now history. The competition took place on 19th Oct. in the main sports hall at Bushfield Leisure Centre in Peterborough, UK. We had a chance to watch efforts of over 200 young Traditional Karate athletes from 7 countries (UK, Poland, Czech Republic, Armenia, Lithuania, Russia and Latvia). The grand, official opening was delivered by the Mayor of the City of Peterborough, Madam June Stokes – the Honorary Patron of the event – who passed on her appreciation to Traditional Karate Academy Boston for organizing an event of such high standards. Words of appreciation also came from Vice-Consul, Grzegorz Sala who spoke on behalf of the Ambassador of the Polish Republic, Mr. Witold Sobkow. The effort and passion were also noticed and acknowledged by the Mayor of Boston, Mr. Paul Kenny who, inspired by the tournament and volume of action undertaken by the Boston Academy declared his personal engagement into propagating Traditional Karate. Another person who could not have been missed among the guests was sensei Wlodzimierz Kwiecinski, 7 Dan, a/a ITKF Chairman, the mentor or numerous karate athletes in the world. It was him  emphasize that any competition in Traditional Karate is only an integral part of training whose aim is not only becoming better and better on the tatami, but consequently, through those virtues of character shaped by restless effort in Dojo, in the life itself. The main referee was sensei Nelson Carrion, 6 Dan, who commented upon a very high level of technical preparation of the young athletes. There was a special event that drew enormous attention from all the...

Programme of 3rd Traditional Karate European Children’s Cup

17 October 2013 (Thursday) Arrival Registration – tournament office open 6.00pm – 9.00pm Premier Inn Hotel, Norman Cross, Jct16 A1M PE7 3TB 18 October 2013 (Friday) Arrival Registration – tournament office open 9.00am – 8.00pm Premier Inn Hotel, Norman Cross, Jct16 A1M PE7 3TB6:30pm – 7:30pm referee course Bushfield Leisure Centre, Peterborough PE2 5RQ 19 October 2013 (Saturday) 9am – 7pm – 3rd Traditional Karate European Children’s Cup Bushfield Leisure Centre, Peterborough PE2 5RQ Tournament office will be located at Bushfield Leisure Centre, Peterborough PE2 5RQ and will be open during the competition. Lunch for referees will be provided during the event, All competitors will receive their lunch packs during competition. 8.00pm – Sayonara party – 18 years+ £15 (referees – free...