Team and Individual Success at the British Clicker Championships

Crawley took both Junior Team national titles at the weekend with some great performances from our U16 section. The +155cm team of Bart Procter, Mikolaj Zabawa, Mia Hawkins and John Cross defeated Docklands, Wimbledon and Loughborough before having a tough but successful final with Cardiff.

In the -155cm teams Charlie Lee, Charlie Denton, Ashley Black and Elvin Vaskeys were also victorious defeating Mountain Ash A, Westcroft A and Cardiff once again in the final.

In the Individuals Mia Hawkins took the low grade girl gold in her first British championships. Bart Procter came 2nd in the +155cm Boys and both Charlie Denton and Ashley Black came joint 3rd in the -155cm boys.

Bethany Salvi also took 3rd in the womans low grade.

Elvin and Mikolaj both made the quarter finals and it was also great experience for John Cross, Charlie Lee and Andre Loison Brito who were competing in their first major event.

 

 

 

Juniors perform well at the IFK Belgium Youth Championships

Denis aged 12, Bethany 17, Amedeo 16 and Bart 15 years old

Well done to our youth fighters who took part in the Belgium Youth event last week in Antwerp. With participants from seven different countries the students representing England had great success.

Bart Proctor became U16 champion dominating his weight category winning all four fights comfortably. Denis Sorokins also became champion in the U13 section avenging a loss against his last opponent.

Bethany Salvi took 2nd place in the U18 category and Ame Sorge finished 3rd after having to withdraw with an eye injury from an illegal technique.

Robert Salvi also came 4th after fighting in a category with fighter of a much higher experience. 

Both the England and Wales teams took a selection of trophies from this highly successful event.

 

Crawley win three national titles at the 41st British Open

The club had a great performance from our young fighters at the British Open 2017, K2 Crawley this weekend.

U18 Lightweight Boy Ame Sorge took first in his category with a selection of knockdowns to win all four fights in his first time at the cadet age level.

U18 Girls Heavyweight Bethany Salvi retained her title win an aggressive display of punching.

Olivia Pickthall moved up into the Novice adult section and scored ippon with a punch to take her first senior crown.

In the International event featuring 17 countries, all three Crawley fighters Blake Collins, Dawid Ozga and Gabriel Barbu won their first bouts before losing to seeded fighters.

41st British Open 9th Cup of Europe

One week to go until our fighters participate in the championships at K2 Sportscentre in Crawley.

Olivia Pickthall Novice Womens LW, Bethany Salvi Cadet Girls HW and Amedo Sorge Cadet Boys LW will be performing from 10am so make sure you get your tickets and don’t be late.

Then in the Cup of Europe Blake Collins, Dawid Ozga Mens MW, Gabriel Barbu Mens HW and our Dutch fighter representing the club Rober Broeders in MW will compete in the international event featuring 17 countries.

CRAWLEY INTERCLUB 2017

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This years interclub had approximately sixty children from Loughborough, Westhill, Hastings, Eastbourne, Saffron Walden, Westcroft, Crystal Palace, Dunmow and Crawley.

Once again it was a tremendous success with thanks going to all the officials, dojo operators, parents and of course children for taking part.

Also thanks to all the helpers Paul Beach (BBQ), Alyse Madeley , April and Keith Mays (Tea’s and Raffle), Sarah Collins (First Aid) and Anton Verity and his grandson Charlie Lee for set up(cutting the grass and dojo lighting). Lastly everyone who donated to the raffle. Thank you.

Olivia Chen Loughborough     Most Spirited Fighter

       Olivia Chen Loughborough
            Most Spirited Fighter

CRAWLEY INTERCLUB RESULTS

SUPER PEE WEE
1 ANDE LOISON BRITO CRAWLEY
2 DOMILAS UKAIGWE CRAWLEY
3 ELSIE THOMPSON EASTBOURNE
3 OLIVIA CHEN LOUGHBOROUGH
LOW GRADE GIRLS -155CM
1 STELLA MIRCHEVA WESTCROFT
2 EVANYA TAILOR LOUGHBOROUGH
3 DHRASTI PATEL LOUGHBOROUGH
3 MARY NTUMBA LOUGHBOROUGH
MINI PEEWEE 1
1 JAKE PATTERSON LOUGHBOROUGH
2 ROBERT MIRCHEVA WESTCROFT
3 EMILY STAPLES LOUGHBOROUGH
3 YOUNESS ROSSAFI CRYSTAL PALACE
BOYS -155CM
1 CHARLIE DENTON CRAWLEY
2 DENIS SOROKINS CRAWLEY
3 FYNN CLEMENTS DUNMOW
3 JUDE IBRAHIM LOUGHBOROUGH
MINI PEEWEE 2
1 BRANDON WISE WESTCROFT
2 THANUJAN BAHEERATHAN WESTCRFT
3 CHARLIE WATSON LOUGHBOROUGH
3 DAISY CHAPMAN WESTHILL
LOW GRADE +155CM
1 NATHAN HYDE EASTBOURNE
2 MIA HAWKINS CRAWLEY
3 THEO COOPER CRAWLEY
3 RAUNAQ SINGH CRAWLEY
PEEWEE 1
1 YACOUB ROSSAFI CRYSTL PALACE
2 CHARLIE LEE CRAWLEY
3 MEGANE KOUAME CRYSTAL PALACE
3 GIACOMO ORRU CRYSTAL PALACE
HIGH GRADE +155CM
1 LUKE SABEY SAFFRON WALDEN`
2 MAESI BLACKFORD WESTHILL
3 NIKHIL PATEL LOUGHBOROUGH
3 JAMES BAKER SAFFRON WALDEN
PEEWEE 2
1 MOHAMMAD BOUCHEKE C PALACE
2 MARTIN COELHO CRYSTAL PALACE
3 ELVIN VASKEYS CRAWLEY
3 CIAN HAYES WESTHILL
MOST SPIRTIED FIGHTER
OLIVIA CHEN
LOUGHBOROUGH
AGED 5

CRAWLEY TEAM RESULTS

1ST LOW GRADE +155CM
2ND PEEWEE
2ND SUPER PEEWEE
3RD HIGH GRADE

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Crawley Low Grade Team 1st Place

Two Champions at the Welsh Open 2017

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Crawley dojo had two successes at the Welsh Open Knockdown Championships in Newport yesterday.

Senpai Blake Collins took his first Open Middleweight title by beating Sami Mehio of Hastings/Bexhill 4-0 in the final. Sami started strongly scoring with heavy low kicks but once Blake put pressure on his opponent he assumed control and was getting through with heavy combinations at the finish.

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Minutes later Senpai Gabriel Barbu added the Open Heavyweight title with a Waza ippon with punch to also secure the fastest Knockout of 1minute 7 seconds.

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Crawley Win Greg Hitchings Cup 2017

The dojo had a successful weekend winning the Greg Hitchings Memorial Cup for the second time in three years.19400107_10155124279999279_90912590484241385_n

This was followed by great results in the individual events as well with prizes in both Clicker and Kyokushin Rules. Thanks go to Senpai Blake for coaching the fighters and to Shihan Andrew Turner and Dunmow Karate Club for hosting the event.

Individual Results
Clicker
1st Kobe Spinney Boys High Grade
3rd Bart Procter Boys High Grade
3rd Ashley Black Boys High Grade
1st Denis Sorokins Boys Low Grade
3rd Mia Hawkins Girls Low Grade

Kyokushin Rules
1st Louis Sorge (10-11)
2nd Ashley Black (10-11)
1st Kobe Spinney (12-13)
1st Ame Sorge (14-15)
2nd Bart Procter (14-15)
Kieren O’Rourke Most Spirited Fight Award – Bart Procter

Bart with Shihan Andrew Turner

Bart with Shihan Andrew Turner

 

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team line up with Ashley from Docklands fighting in the adult position for the 1st round against Mountain Ash A. 

 

Great Results at the IKK Open 2017

Well done to the team at the International Kyokushinkai Karate Organisation National Championships today in Folkestone.

1st Place Harry Harden Cadet Novice
1st Place Denis Sorkins -45kg
2nd Place Kobe Spinney -45kg
2nd Place Charlie Denton -35kg
3rd Place Ashley Black -35kg
3rd Place Bart Procter -65kg
2nd Place Robert Salvi +65kg

Elvin Vaskys also fought very well losing on decision. Thanks to both GB Assistant Coach Wai Cheung and Senpai Blake Collins for coaching them so well.

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Five Titles at the British Championships

Crawley dojo walked off with the British Junior Boys team crown at the Clicker Championships in Slough this weekend.

The boys team of Ame Sorge, Robert Salvi, Bart Chaisrisud, Charlie Denton, Ashley Black with reserve Mikolaj Zabawa didn’t lose a bout and finished off the final with a 5-0 win against Gravesend.15156976_323982641321222_4027187901173328230_oThey transferred that form into the individuals with Robert Salvi winning the high grade +160cm boys and Ame Sorge coming 3rd.
15138354_323983624654457_4523498788951898181_oBart Chaisrisud remained undefeated all day winning seven fights and took the -160cm high grade boys division and Ashley Black came 3rd.15068326_323983547987798_6814843338362952617_oMikolaj Zabawa won the +155cm junior low grade division and Madison Sproston took the +155cm junior low grade division. The club also had Charlie Denton and Reece Reeve make the quarter finals and Kieran Long, Alexander Sproston, Colin Spriggs and Tyron Kirton went out in the preliminary rounds.

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