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Unlucky 13 brick blunder for Harrogate taekwondo instructor at World Hanmadang

Scientist Kambiz Ali had a brick blunder as he endured a disappointing week of competition at the 2015 World Hanmadang Taekwondo competition in South Korea.

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Bronze medal for Katelyn in Sheffield

Bronze medal for Katelyn in Sheffield

Ripon’s Byakko Shotokan Karate Association is celebrating once again, after the weekend’s prestigious English Karate Federation’s National Championship.

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Joe Hart, Tom little and James Brown.

Centre pair take top awards while Shotokan club bring medals home

The Knox Avenue-based Harrogate and Otley Karate Centre’s chief instructor, 8th degree black belt shihan Ken Gee, recently presented the 2013 achievement awards to their students.

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Karate club adds new black belt to their burgeoning ranks

Karate club adds new black belt to their burgeoning ranks

Harrogate Shotokan Karate Club and Boston Spa Karate Club have a new black belt to add to their ranks.

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Gold medal haul at Nationals for Shotokan club students

Gold medal haul at Nationals for Shotokan club students

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Medal haul for taekwondo 
students at British Masters

Medal haul for taekwondo students at British Masters

Harrogate’s KR Ali Taekwondo Club returned from London and the British Masters Taekwondo event with a host of medals.

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Home favourites dent Harrogate pair’s Quest Taekwondo bid

Home favourites dent Harrogate pair’s Quest Taekwondo bid

Harrogate’s rising Quest Taekwondo hopefuls Tom Henley and Skye Donoghue returned from the Croatian Open brimming with experience, according to coach Rick Simpson.

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Taekwondo academy claim medal haul in Rotterdam

Taekwondo academy claim medal haul in Rotterdam

Harrogate’s KR Ali Taekwondo academy headed to Rotterdam last weekend with a British Taekwondo Clubs team to compete at the 10th Dutch Masters.

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Harrogate Shotokan Karate Club's winning b team Joe Bulmer, James Brown and Callam Payne. (s)

Karate squad bring back medal haul from North West Open tournament

Harrogate Shotokan Karate Club and Boston Spa Karate Club returned from the 44th North West Open Karate Championships with a huge haul of medals and trophies.

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Knaresborough martial arts school celebrates 10 years as student wins national contest

A Knaresborough martial arts school has reached its 10 year anniversary, and seen a young member win prestigious nationwide competition.

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Junior student Jack Wignall holding the First Dan black belt certificate he received from the previous instructor Anne Hastings, with other Mirai students (S)

New boss at Knaresborough karate school

A well-known Knaresborough face has handed over the reins of her karate school to a new tutor.

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Harrogate and Boston Spa Shotokan Karate Club.s

Karate club students win national squad spots

Harrogate Shotokan and Boston Spa Shotokan Karate Clubs have made an impressive start to the 2013 season.

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Ripon's James Scanlon.

Ripon teenager wins England selection in North Yorks first

A Ripon teenager has become the first person in North Yorkshire ever to be selected for the England Karate team.

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Kris Addis of Harrogate's Kao Loi Thai boxing gym.

Addis to battle Frenchman for European belt at Pavilions

Harrogate’s professional Thai boxer Kris Addis will fight for the WMF European Light Middleweight belt at the Pavilions of Harrogate, against 2011 French champion Mike Schmidt from the famous Strasbourg Muay Thai Gym.

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Harrogate Shotokan and Boston Spa Karate Club members Melissa, Ashley, Joe Hart, Emelye, Jordan, James, Callum, Craig, Tom, Joe Finaly and World Coach Antonio Seba 8th Dan

International selection joy for Shotokan club

Harrogate Shotokan and Boston Spa Karate Club have had tremendous news this week, with nine members selected to represent England in the upcoming European Karate Championships.

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Ryan Tucker. (S)

Tucker wins national karate title

WETHERBY’s Ryan Tucker enjoyed victory at the KUGB’s 46th National Championships at the NIA in Birmingham last weekend.

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Harrogate Karate Centre's squad. (S)

Club’s trophy haul

Students of the Knox Avenue based Harrogate Karate Centre returned recently from one of England’s major karate events with an incredible fourteen gold, silver and bronze medals.

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National joy for karate clubs

Harrogate Shotokan and Boston Spa Shotokan Karate Clubs have had a fantastic start to the 2012 season.

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Scott and Tucker clinch club’s top honours

Harrogate Shotokan Karate Club and Boston Spa Karate Club celebrated a fantastic year in 2011 with an awards evening at the Styan Community Centre, Harrogate.

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Karate club quintet eyeing success in Chicago at World Championships

Harrogate Shotokan and Boston Spa Karate Club have had tremendous news this week, with five members selected to represent England at the upcoming World Shotokan Karate Championships.

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