The upcoming Home international team championships is to be held at the Arnold Schwarzenegger Sports festival UK at the NEC Birmingham on Sunday 3rd October.

The team events will consist of a womens, mens girls and boys teams who compete in separate team events.

We are having trials for the Junior teams. The girls and boys teams will consist of one person from each division:
Peewee 137cm
Lightweight 152 cm
Middle weight 168 cm
Heavy weight plus 168 cm.

Applicants must be under 18yrs on the 3rd October 2021 and a Blackbelt. (1st kups ready to grade would be considered if no blackbelts are available.)

All attendees must be licensed and training in regularly in your school.

The event will consist of a team pattern and a continuous sparring match in each round.  Applicants must attend squad sessions, the first of which is being held at:

Hinckley leisure centre
Argents Mead,
LE10 1BZ.

Saturday 7th August.12.30 - 14.00 -

Meeting in the centres reception at 12.15.Session fee £5

Parking fees in operation at the centre. Free parking in nearby streets.

Squad training will be each Saturday as we prepare for the international team event. The venue and times may change as we go forward due to the centre being a covid vaccination centre and not available. The same booking process will be in place for each session.

Because of the covid protocols of the centre we have limited places so all applicants must apply and supply GMW with this information:

Applicants name.
Parents name and contact details
Students Licence number and expirey date
History of competition results.

Usual Covid protocols are applied and an be found at:
Coronavirus (COVID-19): guidance and support - GOV.UK

Do not attend if you have any covid symptoms. If you have been told to isolate.

If you are clear to train then apply to GM Walton by email at waltons1234© before friday 12.00 at the latest, but spaces may be full the longer you leave it.

You will get a confirmation reply that you have been successful in applying for a place at the session.

PLEASE NOTE.  NO TURNING UP AND TRAINING. If your name is not down on the attendees list you will not be allowed in!

On attending all students must bring their own sparring equipment, towel and kick pads if they have any. Any suitable training clothing can be worn. No parents are allowed in the hall due to centres restrictions but they can wait down in the centres cafe area. A briefing will be given before and after the session by GMW.

We have welfare officers and first aid people in the hall.

GM Walton