ITF WORLD CUP 2016 - 5th PLACE OVERALL (NTA)
ITF SCOTLAND CHAMPIONSHIPS 2017 -
TOP CLUB & TOP GROUP (NTA)
ITF OPEN BRITISH 2017 - 3RD PLACE OVERALL (NTA)
ITF SCOTLAND CHAMPIONSHIPS 2018 - 3rd PLACE OVERALL (MWBA)
ITF OPEN BRITISH 2018 - 2nd PLACE OVERALL (MWBA)

       

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NECC FUNDS NEW DEFIBRILATOR

 Boydell Blackbelt Academies being presented with a Defibrilator for their premises in Laurencekirk which was purchased with funds from this years North East Challenge Cup. The presentation took place at the NTA Blackbelt Exam in September.  Both MWBA and BBA schools now have their own defibrilator on site.
OPEN DUTCH CHAMPIONSHIPS MID-TERM CAMP
The first competition of 2019 for MWBA was held in January in Holland.  Seven students travelled to compete in the Open Dutch along with Master Wallac eand Mrs Wallace (umpire).  They returned with 2 Silver and 2 Bronze Medals

There will be a ONE DAY camp during this years mid-term break which will be open to Ninjas, Kickin Kids & Juniors (age 7 years plus).

Wednesday 13th February
9am - 4pm
(drop-off from 8:30am)

This is a great opportunity for extra training as well as fun and activities for a full day.
Cost will be £25 per person.

Forms will be available from reception.
2018 FITNESS TEST FINALS ANNUAL AWARDS NIGHT

2018 FITNESS TEST FINALS. Although it was a low turn out for the finals, the quality and effort was excellent with some nail biting finishes. Summary of our 2018 Champions.
1. BLEEP TEST - Mr Matthew Irvine 1st deg
2. PRESS UPS - Alan Gray 3rd Kup
3. CORE STRENGTH - Mr Matthew Irvine 1st deg 


 

Our Annual Awards for 2018 will be held on
Saturday 2nd March
in the Summerhill, Aberdeen.
Tickets will be limited due to the size of the venue and are on sale now.  This is our most important event of the year and should not be missed!! 

Please remember that although it is an awards ceremony, it is also a social event where students, parents, friends & family can get together in a family friendly environment.
There will be awards for the following:
Most Promising, Most Improved, Perseverance,
Blackbelt Attitude, Fitness Awards,  Competitor of the Year, Student of the Year, Blackbelt Awards,
Long Service Awards.
TICKET PRICES
£12 (kids), £14 (adults), £50 (Family 2 adults & 2 kids)
There will also be welcome drinks, finger buffet and after party with Reel of Fortune Ceilidh Band.
KING OF THE RING ITF SCOTLAND CHAMPIONSHIPS
On the last week of training in 2018, our King of the Ring took place.  This proved popular last year.

This years winners were:

Juniors - Callum Somers
Seniors - Mr Peter Hepburn I Deg
Teens - Mr Darryl Cox I Deg

This years competition will be held in Ravenscraig Sports Facility in Motherwell.

DAY ONE
Saturday 23rd March
Juniors
DAY TWO
Sunday 24th March
Teens/Seniors
CHRISTMAS PARTIES MWBA KIDS COMPETITIONS

2018 Christmas Parties were held for Ninjas, Kickin Kids & Juniors and Teens.  The parties were held in the gym with games and food.  We ask students to donate £1 to attend the party which we give to the
ARCHIE FOUNDATION

In 2017 & 2017, we have collected £185 from Halloween Fancy Dress and Christmas Parties.  Thank you to everyone who donated.

We will be hosting a Ninja and a Kickin Kids Competition in the academy this year. 

Kickin Kids
JUNE (date tba)
Ninjas
NOVEMBER (date tba)
OPEN BRITISH GRADUATION DATES

This years ITF Open British Championships was held in Ravenscraig Sports Facility, Motherwell on Saturday 24th November.  Thirty Eight students entered the competition from MWBA and attended along with 15 umpires (8 full time) and 4 coaches.

We are delighted to announce the our school came
2nd Place Overall
15 Gold, 16 Silver, 16 Bronze
This is an amazing effort!

Thank you to everyone who participated

NINJAS/KICKIN KIDS
17th February
14th April, 16th June
Additional dates are possible.
JUNIOR/SENIOR
Sunday 21st April
NINJA COMPETITION NEWS MASTER WALLACE HAS A BUSY YEAR AHEAD!!

Our Ninja Competition was held on Sunday 11th November at MWBA.  Events were - BODY ARMOUR SPARRING, MEMORY, BOARD BREAKING, TARGET PUNCHING.  This was great fun and we must thank all our umpires who gave up their afternoon to help.

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Master Wallace will be very busy this year in his role on the ITF Umpire Committe.
He will be co-hosting International Umpire Courses   in New Zealand (February) and Wales (March).
He is also travelling to the World Championships in Germany (April) and India for the Asian Championships (May).  In addition to this, he is travelling to Ireland for the Coaches Conference (June).
Busy times ahead for sure!! 
HALLOWEEN FANCY DRESS ITF WORLD CHAMPIONSHIPS
Students were invited to attend class in Halloween Fancy Dress in all classes during Halloween week and were asked to donate £1 to our chosen charity (Archie Foundation).  We were so impressed with the efforts yet again and collected £65 this year which is fantastic.  More
This years World Championships are being held in Bavaria, Germany from 24th-28th April.
NATIONAL TEAM SELECTION
We are delighted to announce that
Mr Matthew Irvine I Degree
has been selected to compete in
Junior Male Team Patterns
for Team Scotland with
(Team Pattern Coach Mr Mark Boydell V Deg)
We wish him and the team all the best of luck!
TAE CHAMPIONSHIPS

NTA TECHNICAL SEMINAR

The TAE Championships were held in Newcastle on Saturday 13th October.  Three students travelled to compete along with students from BBA.  They did extremely well and returned with 9 medals between them.  Results were:
3 gold, 4 silver and 2 bronze!
A date will be posted shortly for an NTA Seminar with Master Wallace and Mr Boydell.

Information to follow.
HIGHLAND OPEN NEWS

ANNUAL CLOSURE DATES 2019

The Highland Open was held on Saturday 22nd September in Buckie.  12 students travelled to compete along with MWBA coach Sam Martin. 

Results were:
9 gold, 4 silver and 5 bronze!

MWBA will be closed for a total of 5 weeks annual holidays in 2019.  The first week will be taken during this years ITF World Championships in April.
WEEK 1

LAST CLASS -
18th April
OPEN - 28th April
WEEK 2 & 3

TO BE ADVISED
WEEK 4 & 5
LAST CLASS - 19th Dec
OPEN - 5th Jan

ITF WORLD CUP NEWS  
This years World Cup was held in Sydney, Australia.  Two students from MWBA (Darryl Cox & Amanda Cox) travelled to compete along with Master Wallace (ITF Umpire Committee Member) and Mrs Wallace (ITF Umpire).  The competition was held over 4 days with over 1000 competitors from all over the world.
Results were:
1 BRonze!!

 
NTA DEGREE GRADING  
This years Degree Grading was held on Saturday 15th September at BBA, Laurencekirk. 
We are delighted to announce that all candidates were succesful and the following results were awarded:
3rd Degree
Mr Rogan Rennie
1st Degree
Craig Rennie, Peter Hepburn, Adam Kain,
Darryl Cox, Matthew Irvine,
Calum Harvey, Jared Ednie

 
   
   
   
   
   

 

 

 

 

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BANCHORY
West Church Hall
Ninjas - Friday 4:00m
Kickin Kids - Friday 5:00pm