Thank you letter from The Mayor of Boston: 21.12.2014

Traditional Karate Academy Boston (TKAB) has received `Thank you` letter from the Councillor Alison Austin, The Worshipful the Mayor of Boston, in regards to her recent visit at the 1st Traditional Karate Santa Claus Cup. It was a great honour for our Academy to have her as a special guest.  ...

1st Traditional Karate Santa Claus Cup: 14.12.2014

On Sunday, 14th December 2014, 1st Traditional Karate Santa Claus Cup was held in Boston’s Peter Paine Sports Centre. The event organized by the Traditional Karate Academy Boston (TKAB), was dedicated exclusively to children aged 13 and below. They arrived from various parts of England – London, Nottingham, Bournemouth, Brighton, Peterborough, Spalding and Boston – to stand to fight for a place on the podium. The morning practice sessions, led by by sensei Lukasz Radwanski (3rd dan), Gold Medallist at the World Championships (Lodz, 2012), multiple medallist at the European Championships, and the competition itself was attended by over 70 participants. The competition was played in the categories of individual and team kata, where medals were won by: Higher Grades: Adriana Peinseniece – 1st place Matviejs Pekuskins – 2nd place Cornelia Malczewska and Philip Majchrzak – 3rd place Lower grades: 9 yo and older Kacper Wielgosz – 1st place Gabriela Nadolna – 2nd place Mikolaj Zlomaniec and Patrick Marszalek – 3rd place   8 – 7 yo Kiril Snikeris – 1st place Julia Marszalek – 2nd place Patrick Godzisz and Timofei Kabak – 3rd place   6 yo and younger Ernest Skarzinskij – 1st place Patrick Kojro – 2nd place Karina Gomes and David Wisniewski – 3rd place Team Kata competition was won by TKA Boston team: Adriana Peinseniece, Marviejs Pekuskins and Patryk Godzisz. The event was honoured by the arrival of distinguished guests: Madam Mayor, Alison Austin and former Mayor, Councillor, Paul Kenny, who showed keen interest in the activities carried out by the children on the mat and admired their determination and efforts for winning. They also drew attention to...