|NTA UMPIRE COURSE||NORTH EAST CHALLENGE CUP|
We held our annual NTA Umpire Course on Saturday 20th August for teens and adults 5th Kup and above. Thirty nine attended the course in advance of our NECC which is being held on 3rd September.
Photos to follow.
This years NECC is being held on Saturday 3rd September in the
Aberdeen Sports Village. Doors open at 08:30 with a 09:00
start. We currently have 57 students attending from our academy
and over 300 in total which is a great number.
Please remember that you can purchase spectator tickets from reception prior to attending. This will save any queue on the day. £4 adults, £2 kids.
|KIDS SUMMER CAMPS||
REGIONAL TRAINING / WORLD CUP PREPARATION
KICKIN KIDS & JUNIORS
Two 4 day camps were held this summer for Kickin Kids, Juniors and senior grade Ninjas. They were quieter this year with so many people being away but great fun was had as always. This year included a number of outings to the Duthie Park due to some good weather. Students also had the opportunity to gain some stripes and badges and get some extra training.
Our Ninja camp was held for 4 hours on 11th August. Only 5 attended but managed to have great fun with the games and all left having achived a stripe or badge.
First session for this campaign will be on Saturday
10th September. From now with the following format:
This training will run every Saturday where the calendar
allows. We will miss Saturday 20th due to the NTA Umpire
Course, details of which will follow later. We will also
need to confirm our Blackbelt Pre Test for the following
ADDITIONAL WORLD CUP TRAINING
Our golf afternoon was held on Friday 24th June at the Paul
Lawrie Golf Centre at Inchmarlo. Seven attended and were
extremely lucky with the weather following thunder and
lightenening in the morning. The winner was Stuart Ednie
with the best score for 2 rounds. We all had a great day
and will definitely be repeating it next year.
|ITF RADIX SEMINAR - JUNE||ITF WORLD CUP, BUDAPEST|
ITF Radix Seminar was held on Saturday 11th and Sunday 12th June in
Stonehaven. It was conducted by Mr Robert Boer 6th Degree
from Holland and
Mr Roy Roystad 5th Degree from Norway. A total of 37 students attended the Seminar.
This was an inspiring course which we all thoroughly enjoyed. More >
Cup is approaching fast and we are delighted to have 35 students
attending from NTA.
The tournament is being held
from 12th-16th October.
We will be having a sponsored kick for those competing to help raise some much needed funds for the trip. Forms will be available soon.
|WEST LOTHIAN OPEN||NTA DEGREE PRE-TEST|
This tournament was held in Armadale on Sunday 22nd May with 22 students attending from our academy. They returned with a fantastic total of
17 Gold 15 Silver and 13 bronze
This years pre-test will be held on Saturday 17th
September at our academy in Aberdeen.
We have a number of candidates who hope to test this year at the Blackbelt Exam at the end of November.
We wish everyone all the best for the forthcoming pre-test.
|BLACKBELT EXAM - RESULTS|
the NTA Blackbelt Exam which was held on Saturday 14th May at
our academy in Aberdeen, we are delighted to announce that both
Dean Robertson & Rafael Chavarria have been
promoted to 1st Degree Blackbelt.
|EUROPEAN CHAMPIONSHIPS RESULTS|
European Championships were held in Finland from 27-30 April. Congratulations to Miss Dannielle Gallacher I Deg
with BRONZE for Junior Female 1st Degree Patterns and a TEAM
BRONZE for Junior Female Team Patterns.
|ITF SCOTLAND CHAMPIONSHIPS RESULTS|
|This year's competition
was held on Saturday 9th April in the
Ravenscraig Sports Facility in Motherwell.
A total of 95 entered from NTA with 36 from our academy. It was
a very buy day for all involved with over 500 competitors
but we were delighted that NTA returned with a huge number of