ITF SCOTLAND CHAMPIONSHIPS 2017 - TOP CLUB & TOP GROUP (NTA)
WORLD CUP 2016 - 5th PLACE OVERALL (NTA)

       

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NTA DEGREE GRADING RESULTS  
This grading was held on 4th November in Laurencekirk and we are delighted to announce the following promotions from MWBA:
Miss Amy Craig II, Miss Katie Humphries II
Mr Stephen Robertson II, Mr Ben Jamieson I

It was a great day with 17 promotions in total from MWBA and BBA with 1 new 3rd Degree (Miss Katrina Carr) along with 5 new 2nd Degrees and 11 new 1st Degrees.  Many thanks to all Blackbelts who went along to support the candidates on the day.  Your presence was very much appreciated.
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Saturday 25th November
Venue - K2, Crawley

The CLOSING DATE is 12th November and all those wishing to attend must see Mrs Wallace urgently if you have not already registered. 

All attendees must book the Holiday Inn Express, Crawley to ensure we are together as a team.  Many have booked flights leaving on Friday and returning on Sunday but this is optional. 

We have a BAG PACK to help with some of the costs on 18th November.  Details to follow for all competitors.
HALLOWEEN FANCY DRESS ENROLMENT OFFERS
Students were invited to attend class in Halloween Fancy Dress during Halloween week.  Classes ran as normal with the addition of some Halloween games.  There was also a prize for the best costume in each class, which proved extremely hard to choose!!
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Students were asked to donate £1 which is added to our annual charity collection for the Archie Foundation (Aberdeen Royal Childrens Hospital).
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In NOVEMBER we are offering 25% OFF enrolment. 

This offer includes the joining fee, Licence and official ITF uniform.  Our Memberships range fom £30 to £55 payable in monthly instalments. 


ITF WORLD CHAMPIONSHIPS  T A E CHAMPIONSHIPS
The 2017 World Championships were held in Dublin and both Master & Mrs Wallace were in attendance with the Umpire Team below with Master McNairn).   Scotland won 1 Gold and 3 Bronze medals at the event.

Congratulations to Miss Katrina Carr from BBA who won Bronze in the Senior Female <50Kg Sparring (her first World's as a Senior).  Congratulations to Mr Ian Forde from STA (Gold) in Junior Male <45kg Sparring, Miss Stephanie Willis from MHF (Bronze) Senior Female Sparring and Mr Gilles Brown from South Queensferry (Bronze) in Senior Male Sparring. 

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MSBA CHAMPIONSHIPS CHRISTMAS PARTY DATES
This Competition was held on Saturday 30th September in Motherwell.  Eleven students travelled to attend along with Mr Oag who travelled to umpire.  They returned with a total of :
5 Gold, 5 Silver, 6 Bronze
Parties will be held in the Academy for our Ninjas, Kickin Kids & Juniors.
 
Dates to be announced.

NTA DEGREE PRE-TEST ACADEMY CHRISTMAS CLOSURE DATES
The NTA Degree Pre-Test was held at MWBA in Aberdeen Saturday 30th September.  Eighteen students from 1st Kup to 2nd Degree participated in stage one of the pre-test which consisted in Fitness Testing (Bleep-Test, Press-ups and Sit-ups) along with Patterns, Kicking and Power Test.

The second part will be held on Saturday 21st October for any Fitness Resits and Theory Test.



The Degree Grading will be held on Saturday 4th November in Laurencekirk.
The Academy will be closed for Week 4-5 our annual closures as follows:

CLOSED
Sunday 24th Dec 2017
OPEN
Sunday 7th Jan 2018
ITF AFRICA DEVELOPMENT TEAM SEMINAR ARCHIE FOUNDATION 
This seminar was held on Saturday 23rd & Sunday 24th Septmeber in Montrose Sports Centre.  Master & Mrs Wallace attended day one of the course which was hosted by Grand Master Weiler, Master Santaniello, Master McNairn, Sabum Enander & Sabum Morris.  We would like to thank you all for donating to the Archie Foundation via the Collection Tin in reception - this raised £32!!

We will continue raising for the Archie Foundation via our Halloween Fancy Dress and our Christmas Parties. 
NORTH EAST CHALLENGE CUP ANNUAL ACADEMY AWARDS
 This years NECC was held on Saturday 16th September in the Aberdeen Sports Village.  This was the largest one to date with 347 competitors from 23 schools.  Fifty four competed from our academy and we finished in 2nd place overall with 14 Gold, 22 Silver and 21 Bronze.  Club Champions this year were Boydell Blackbelt Academies with 26 Golds - Well done to them!!
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The 15th Annual Academy Awards will be held on Saturday 3rd March in the Station Hotel, Guild Street, Aberdeen.  Tickets will be on sale in December so you have a chance to get them nice and early.

Although portrayed as a social evening, it is very much an official event and the most important Academy event of the year.  All students should be attending to support the Academy and its achievements over the year. 
Please do your very best to be there!!

   
   
   
   
   

 

 

GOOD LUCK - Mr & Mrs Boydell

We would like to wish Mr & Mrs Boydell all the best of luck in their new venture.  Boydell Blackbelt Academies now has a new home in Laurencekirk where Mr & Mrs Boydell are opening a new gym.  This years NTA Blackbelt Grading will be held in this venue - Aberdeen Road, Laurencekirk AB30 1EY.  We wish them lots of success!!

FITNESS CLASSES

MWBA SATELLITE SCHOOLS

BANCHORY
Ninjas -
Friday 3.45pm
Kickin Kids - Friday 4:45pm
NEWMACHAR
Ninjas - Saturday 09:30