|EUROPEAN CHAMPIONSHIPS RESULTS||NORTH EAST SPARRING DEVELOPMENT TRAINING|
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.
class will be Saturday 7th May &
Saturday 28th May (10-11:30am for Juniors and 12-3pm for
Seniors). £5 for Juniors and £10
There are also Block classes available and 2 for 1 for family
Full Sparring Equipment is required and Seniors must bring
appropriate clothing/footwear for the run!
|ITF SCOTLAND CHAMPIONSHIPS RESULTS||BLACKBELT CLUB|
|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
Blackbelt Club will held on
Sunday 8th May (2:30-4:30pm)
This class is open to all Blue Belts and above as part of their membership. Adults of lower grades (9th Kup and above) may attend and pay per class or upgrade their membership. Juniors must be Green belt and above and can also pay per class or update their membership. Please see Mrs Wallace for details.
|FUNDRAISING RACE NIGHT||WEST LOTHIAN OPEN|
|In order to raise some funds for students travelling to the World Cup in Budapest, a Race Night was held in the Dee Swimming Club in Aberdeen. Thank you to everyone who supported the Race Night and helped to raise a fantastic sum of money. Special thanks to Amanda Cox and Sally Craig for their amazing efforts in pulling this together. Thank you to Michael for being the DJ at the event and to Kerry, Laura and Nikki for selling the race tickets. We are so pleased it went so well and raised an amazing £1790!! Bag Packing next!!||The West Lothian Open is being held on Sunday 22nd May in Armadale. The cost to enter is £20. Entry Forms are available at reception.|
|ITF SCOTLAND UMPIRE COURSE||DEGREE TRAINING / BLACKBELT EXAM|
The course took place at the GMAC Gym in Livingston on Saturday 19th March. The course was presented by Master Gordon Wallace 8th Deg along with the committee ; Master David McNairn 7th Deg, Mr Mark Boydell 5th Deg and Mr Ronnie Dewhurst 4th Deg.
training will be held on Saturday 14th May.
This will be prior to the Degree Exam (9am-11am).
Good luck to Rafael Chavarria and Dean Robertson who will be tesing to 1st Degree.
9:00 – 11:00 Technical Seminar reviewing all practical aspects of exam categories.
11:00 – 12:00 Lunch & Theory Re-Sit if required
12:00 – 15:00 Examinations
16:00 – 16:30 Exam Evaluation
16:30 – 17:00 Graduation
|NTA DEGREE PRE-TEST||RADDIX SEMINAR|
|The NTA Pre-Test was held on Saturday 27th February at the MWBA in Aberdeen. Three students participated: Dean Robertson, Rafael Chavarria and Philip Mowatt. We wish them luck when taking the next step in their journey towards Blackbelt.||This
Self-Defence Seminar is being held on Saturday 11th and Sunday 12th June in
Hosted by Mr Robert Boer 6th Degree and
Mr Roy Roystad 5th Degree, the Seminar will research the roots and the tactical treasures of the ITF Tul to recover and develop techniques that have meaningful self-defence applications.
Application forms will be available shortly.
|13TH MWBA AWARDS EVENING||ITF ENGLAND CHAMPIONSHIPS|
Awards evening was held 5th March in the Station
Hotel, Aberdeen (6:00-12pm). There were 140 in attendance
this year and awards were presented in all
categories - Ninjas, Kickin Kids, Juniors, Teens and Seniors.
big thank you to Ceilidh Band REEL OF FORTUNE and photographer
|We are planning a trip to this competition which is being held on Saturday 9th July in the Coventry Sports and Leisure Centre, Coventry. If you would like to attend, please let us know ASAP as we may need to organise a bus.|
|BOYDELL BBA TOTS COMPETITION RESULTS||TEAM BUILDING|
Eight students attended the competition in Inverbervie on 28th
February. They returned with 5 GOLD, 5 SILVER & 2 BRONZE
They did extremely well and are looking forward to our event in Aberdeen later this year.
We are planning a trip to Go Ape in either July or August for students aged 12 and over and parents.
Please give your name to reception if you would like to attend and we will arrange a date and transport.
GOLF AFTERNOON, Inchmarlo
We are arranging a Golf afternoon at Inchmarlo Golf Centre at the end of May. We are unsure of costs at this time but it will include 2 rounds of 9 holes and food! If you can play and would like to come, please give your name at reception.
DUTCH OPEN CHAMPIONSHIPS
|SUMMER CLOSURE DATES|
|Our 1st Competition of the year was held on 24th January in Eindhoven. 25 students travelled from NTA and returned with 3 GOLD, 5 SILVER & 6 BRONZE!! More>||We will be closed for ONE week this summer
as we are also closing in October for one week to attend the
World Cup in Hungary. We will be closed as follows:
SUNDAY 31st JULY
SUNDAY 7th AUGUST
|FITNESS TEST FINALS
We were pleased to see such a great turnout for our Fitness Test
Finals and thank everyone for their effort over the year.
Bleep Test Campbell Oag
Sit-up/Plank Adam Kain
Press-ups Dean Robertson