2019 Event Timetable

Spring General Grading – Sunday 7th April Summer Course – Weekend of 22nd / 23rd June Autumn One-Day Course – Sunday 27th October Autumn Pre-Grade Course – Sunday 17th November December General Grading – Sunday 1st December See...

2019 March Pre-Grading Course

The next Pre-Grading Course will be held on Sunday 17 March at the Forest Row Centre, Collier Row, RM5 2LD. This course is open to all students 5th Kyu and above. Please note that this course is compulsory for all students intending to Grade on Sunday 7th April. All...

2019 – Kyu Grade National Championships

Gidea Park & Hornchurch Ishinryu sent a small squad of five Junior athletes to the Kyu Grade National Championships on Sunday 13th January 2019 representing Ishinryu held at Leicester’s Morning side Arena. Sensei Kate Karwacinski was present as Senior Coach for...

2019 – Paris Premier League Karate 1 Tournament

Kate Karwacinski started 2019 representing Ishinryu and England at the Paris Open Premier League this weekend, the first competition of this new season. She was coached by her fellow instructor and twin Sensei Steve Karwacinski.  It has also been announced by the EKF...

2018 – Kate wins gold at the commonwealth games

This month I had the honour of representing England at the Commonwealth Karate Championships 2018 held in Durban, South Africa. The England National Karate Team travelled to complete at this prestigious tournament, eager to create a good impression, especially in...

Kate to represent England in the World Championships

Kate Kawacinski is on the team representing England at the World Karate Championships in Madrid on the 6-11 November 2018. The picture shows Kate at our recent one-day course, where your donations to the Ishinryu Karwacinski competition fund were gratefully received. ...