Fun Day at the CKK Interclub

The 2022 interclub was a tremendous success with children from BKK Dunmow, BKK Folkstone, BKK Loughborough, BKK Saffron Walden, BKK Westcroft, BKK Wimbledon and BKK Crawley taking part.

Thanks to all the dojo supporters that worked tirelessly to make it a great days fighting and to all the people who donated cakes. Special thanks to BBQ-Man Paul Beach and his wife for providing all the food on such a sunny day.

Results below

Crawley Take Top Spot Again At The English Open

The club once again had amazing results at the English Open Full Contact Championships on 10th April. Forty five teams from eighteen organisations took part in the first contact event since the pandemic and the club came out on top with seven gold, five silver and a bronze.

Olivia Pickthall Womens -60kg Champion

Blake Collins Mens -80kg Champion

Steven Papworth Mens -85kg Vets Champion

Nick Buckfield Mens -85kg Vets 2nd place

Mia Hawkins Womens Novice -60kg Champion

Ashley Black U18 -68kg Champion

Elvin Vaskys U16 -70kg 2nd place

Sophie Edwards U14 -50kg 2nd place

Isaac Warnfeldt Rush U14 -50kg 2nd place

Scarlett Higareda U12 -60kg 2nd place

Will Power Pee Wee Low Grade Champion

Henry Higareda Pee Wee Low Grade 3rd place

Mason Hennessey Pee Wee High Grade Champion

A Fantastic achievement to all

10 Golds at the British Championships

Crawley club had amazing results at the recent British Championships at Crystal Palace.

The club had 21 students take part and picked up 18 trophies in the semi contact fighting and 1 for the kata. Results below.

Peewee Team Champions

+155cm Team Champions

6-8 years Individual Red Belt Champion Will Power

6-8 years Individual Blue Belt and above Champion Mason Hennesey

U16 Low Grade Short Boy Champion Andre Loison Brito

U16 Low Grade Tall Girl Champion Sophie Edwards

Adult Men Low Grade Champion James Clark

Adult Girl Low Grade Champion Mia Hawkins

Adult Veteran Low Grade Nick Buckfield

Adult Veteran High Grade Steven Papworth

-155cm Team 2nd Place

Peewee 9-10 years Blue Belt and above 2nd Place Scarlett Higareda

U16 Short Boy High Grade 2nd Place Elvin Vaskys

Adult Mens High Grade 2nd Place Callum Chapman

Veterans Low Grade 2nd Place Dave Martin

Veterans Mens Kata High Grade Steven Papworth

U16 Short Boy Low Grade 3rd Place Isaac Warnfeldt Rush

U16 Tall Boy High Grade 3rd Place Cody Chapman

Adult Mens Low Grade 3rd Place Nick Buckfield

World Gold and Bronze in Poland

Team GB

Great Britain had two prizewinners at the KWF World Championships 2021 in Poland.

Emma Markwell became World Champion defeating the former World Champion Aleksandra Karpuk in the final.

Blake Collins battled very hard to lose in the semi final against Iranian Mohammad Amin Assadi on judges decision.

Emma Markwell 1st Place
Blake Collins 3rd Place

Papworth shines at the British Clicker Championships 2019

Steve Papworth came back after a long lay off to win the British Masters title at the first attempt. He followed that with a credible third place in the Mens Open category and was awarded the most spirited fighter award.

The club also picked up other medals with 10 year old Elliott Fortnam doing amazingly well having six bouts and taking second place.

The club also picked up other medals with 10 year old Elliott Fortnam doing amazingly well having six bouts and taking second place in the Peewees.

Elvis Vaskys took bronze in the boys high grade. Charlie Lee took third place in the boys low grade. The junior team also secured a bronze medal.

British Masters Champion Steven Papworth

Greg Hitching Memorial Cup 2019

The club had great results at this years went in Dunmow, Essex.

Charlie Lee and Andre Loison Brito took gold and the team took silver losing to Mountain Ash in the final with Theo Cooper,Olaf Dabek, Reece Edwards, Sophie Edwards, Sidhi Sinidhar, Elvin Vaskys and Isaac Warnfeldt Rush all performing well.

In individuals Elliot Fortnam, Theeo Cooper, Isaac Warnfeldt Rush and Brandon Wise all took silver medals and Steven Papworth and Antec Sobecki picked up bronze.

Success at the IKK English Open

The junior section performed very well at the English Open Full Contact Championships with four gold,one silver and one bronze.

Ashley Black once again won with two ippon victories by body punch. Elvis Vaskys also won both fights in quick fashion in a very impressive performance.

Brandon Wise and Antec Sobecki controlled all their bouts and look like they will be very good fighters in the future.

First timers Grace Emmett and Louie Warnfeldt Rush took second and third against more experienced opponents.

Black Wins Sutani Interantional Youth Cup

Both Ashley Black and Mia Hawkins were selected to represent England in this international event.

Ashley continued his successful year win a first place in his category at the IFK Belgium Sutani Cup. he won all three bouts by stoppage.

Mia started the event well but was hampered by a leg injury and defeated by a more experienced opponent so had to settle for bronze.