Shukokai Karate Bethesda & Conwy - Aka Ryuu Karate Club
Events Calendar 2018
Throughout the year there are courses and competitions arranged which are open to all students.  Some are local, others are near to the SSU headquarters in Manchester.  All students are encouraged to attend the courses, they are taught by our chief instructor, Denis Casey Sensei 8th Dan.  Not only are they a fantastic opportunity to train with the chief instructor but also allows you to network with other students from across the UK and sometimes, from abroad.
 
They are all put on to make you a better karate-ka, so please do your best to attend as many as you can.

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JANUARY 
• 12th Jan – 11am - 2pm - (SSV Sports Hall) - £15
Open Course (1)
Open to all grades, compulsory for students taking Dan grades in 2020 and club instructors.
• 19th Jan – 11am - 2pm - (SSV Dance Studio) - £10
Squad Training (1)
Open to all those wishing to improve their Kata or fighting technique (compulsary for Squad).
For Kata: 5th Kyu (Purple belt) and above - For Kumite: 4th Kyu (Blue belt) and above
Club Instructors: Please support your students by attending with them.

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FEBRUARY 
• 2nd Feb – 10am - 1pm (SSV Dance Studio - upstairs)
AGM
• 2nd Feb – 1 - 4pm (SSV Dance Studio) - £15
Senior Instructors Qualification Course (3rd Dan and above only)
Compulsory for ALL members of the YSSKWU UK who are 3rd Dan and above.
• 23rd Feb – 11am - 2pm - (SSV Dance Studio) - £10
Squad Training (2)
Open to all those wishing to improve their Kata or fighting technique (compulsary for Squad).
11am-12.30pm Kata, 12.30-2.00pm Kumite: Blue belt and above
Club Instructors: Please support your students by attending with them. 
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MARCH
• 8th Mar – 11am - 2pm - (SSV Sports Hall) - £15
Open Course (2)
Open to all grades, compulsory for students taking Dan grades in 2020 and club instructors. 
• 15th Mar – 11am - 2pm - (SSV Dance Studio) - £10
Squad Training (3)
Open to all those wishing to improve their Kata or fighting technique (compulsary for Squad).
For Kata: 5th Kyu (Purple belt) and above - For Kumite: 4th Kyu (Blue belt) and above
Club Instructors: Please support your students by attending with them.
• 23rd Mar - 4th Apr - *** YSSKWU  INTERNATIONAL GASSHUKU - NAGASAKI, JAPAN 2020 *** 
International Visit 2020
Further information to follow in due course.
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APRIL 
• 19th Apr – 11am - 3pm - (SSV Dance Studio) - £20
Pre-Dan Grading Course
Open to those members taking a Dan grading in May or December 2020, also open to club instructors to support their members.
• 25th Apr – 11am - 2pm - (SSV Dance Studio) - £10
Squad Training (4)
Open to all those wishing to improve their Kata or fighting technique (compulsary for Squad).
For Kata: 5th Kyu (Purple belt) and above - For Kumite: 4th Kyu (Blue belt) and above
Club Instructors: Please support your students by attending with them.
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MAY
• 10th OR 24th May – 11am - 2pm - (SSV Dance Studio) - £10
Squad Training (5)
Open to all those wishing to improve their Kata or fighting technique (compulsary for Squad).
For Kata: 5th Kyu (Purple belt) and above - For Kumite: 4th Kyu (Blue belt) and above
Club Instructors: Please support your students by attending with them.
• 17th May – 11 - 4pm - (SSV Dance Studio)
Dan Grading
A Dan grading for those candidates that attended the Pre-Dan in April, club instructors should attend to support their members.
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JUNE 
• 7th Jun – 11am - 2pm - (SSV Dance Studio) - £10
Squad Training (6)
Open to all those wishing to improve their Kata or fighting technique (compulsary for Squad).
For Kata: 5th Kyu (Purple belt) and above - For Kumite: 4th Kyu (Blue belt) and above
Club Instructors: Please support your students by attending with them.
• 28th Jun – 11am - 3pm - (SSV Sports Hall) - £15
Summer Open Course (3)(1 extra hour) - Plus Instructors Portrait Photoshoot
Open to all grades, compulsory for students taking Dan grades in 2020 and club instructors. 
*** Can you all attend this Open Course as we are going to have an Instructors Photoshoot.
Dan grades 18yrs and older can have their photo taken to go on the Instructors Page***
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JULY

• 5th Jul – 11am - 2pm - (SSV Dance Studio) - £10
Squad Training (7)
Open to all those wishing to improve their Kata or fighting technique (compulsary for Squad).
For Kata: 5th Kyu (Purple belt) and above - For Kumite: 4th Kyu (Blue belt) and above
Club Instructors: Please support your students by attending with them.
• 12th Jul - *** YSSKWU UK NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIPS 2020*** (Ellesmere Port Sports Village) - All day event
National Championships 2020 
Further informationto to follow in due course.
• 19th Jul– 11am - 2pm (SSV Dance Studio) - £15
Senior Instructors Qualification Course (3rd Dan and above only)
Compulsory for ALL members of the YSSKWU UK who are 3rd Dan and above.
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AUGUST

No events planned for this month 
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SEPTEMBER 
• 6th Sept – 11am - 2pm - (SSV Dance Studio) - £10
Squad Training (8)
Open to all those wishing to improve their Kata or fighting technique (compulsary for Squad).
For Kata: 5th Kyu (Purple belt) and above - For Kumite: 4th Kyu (Blue belt) and above
Club Instructors: Please support your students by attending with them.
• 13th Sept – 11am - 2pm - (SSV Sports Hall) - £15
Open Course (4)
Open to all grades, compulsory for students taking Dan grades in 2020 and club instructors.
• 27th Sept – 11am - 2pm - (SSV Dance Studio) - £10
Squad Training (9)
ONLY FOR THOSE MEMBERS GOING ON THE PORTUGAL TRIP 
Open to all those wishing to improve their Kata or fighting technique (compulsary for Squad).
For Kata: 5th Kyu (Purple belt) and above - For Kumite: 4th Kyu (Blue belt) and above
Club Instructors: Please support your students by attending with them.
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OCTOBER
• 4th - 11th Oct - *** PORTUGAL INTERNATIONAL SEMINARS & YAMADA CUP 2020***
Location: Portugal (more to follow).
• 11th Oct – 11am - 2pm - (SSV Sports Hall) - £15
Open Course (5) 
YET TO BE CONFIRMED
Open to all grades, compulsory for students taking Dan grades in 2020 and club instructors.
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NOVEMBER
• 8th Nov – 11am - 2pm - (SSV Dance Studio) - £10
Squad Training (10)
Open to all those wishing to improve their Kata or fighting technique (compulsary for Squad).
For Kata: 5th Kyu (Purple belt) and above - For Kumite: 4th Kyu (Blue belt) and above
Club Instructors: Please support your students by attending with them.
• 15th Nov – 11 - 3pm - (SSV Dance Studio) - £20
Pre-Dan Grading Course
Open to those members taking a Dan grading in December 2020, also open to club instructors to support their members.
• 22nd Nov – *** SSU WELSH OPEN CHAMPIONSHIPS *** (Venue TBC) - All day event.
Welsh Open Championships 2020
Further information to follow in due course.
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DECEMBER
• 6th Dec – 11 - 4pm - (SSV Dance Studio)
Dan Grading
A Dan grading for those candidates that attended the Pre-Dan in November, club instructors should attend to support their members.
• 12th Dec – Evening/Night - (Llyndir Hall, 10 min drive from Chester)
YSSKWU UK Christmas Feast and Party
Parents of members are very welcome to join us. 
Details to follow (A festive banquet, live band and disco).
Sorry but no children under 18yrs.
ALL INCLUSIVE Food & Drink Package £56pp.
• 20th Dec – 11am - 2pm - (SSV Dance Studio) - £10
Squad Training (11)
Open to all those wishing to improve their Kata or fighting technique (compulsary for Squad).
For Kata: 5th Kyu (Purple belt) and above - For Kumite: 4th Kyu (Blue belt) and above
Club Instructors: Please support your students by attending with them.
 

Addresses of venues

Please note all SSU courses at Stretford sports village are in the new build in the grounds of teh school, NOT the Sports Centre)
 
STRETFORD SPORTS VILLAGE TALBOT CENTRE
GREATSTONE  ROAD, STRETFORD, MANCHESTER M32 0XA

Bethesda Dojo
Plas Ffrancon Leisure Centre, Ffordd Coetmore, Bethesda, Gwynedd LL57 3DT
 
Conwy Dojo
Aberconwy Secondary School
Morfa Rd, Conwy. LL32 8ED


Altrincham Leisure Centre
Oak field Rd, Altrincham. WA15 8EW

Rudheath Leisure Centre
Shipbrook Rd, Rudheath, Cheshire, CW9 7EL

Portway, Wythenshawe. M22 1QW
 
Ellesmere Port Sports Village (SSU Nationals)
Stanney Lane, Ellesmere Port, Cheshire. CH65 9LB