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9 Mar 2018

Reschedule at Rhoose

  Having listened to feedback from students and parents we’ve got a new schedule for our classes on Mondays at Rhws Primary School.   We all appreciate that Monday is a busy day – it’s the start of the week, and we’re all trying to get back into our school and work routines after the […]

16 Feb 2018

South West Championships 2018

Did you guess who our Dynamic Duo were?  Well it was a bit of a family affair at the South West Championships last weekend as Harri and Menna Burmingham claimed gold and silver respectively for Lightweight Boys and Middleweight Girls Black Belt Sparring.  Fantastic job both for battling hard through the rounds!  Well done to […]

9 Feb 2018

Midlands Championships 2018

Wow! What a fantastic result for our Team JSTKD Warriors last weekend (4 Feb) – 3 new champions, a silver and 2 bronzes plus some great performances all round from our other members. Our team made the journey to Kettering, Northamptonshire and as you can see, they certainly didn’t leave empty handed.  Those taking part […]

13 Jan 2018

Pre-Grading Information – ALL RED BELTS and above (Preparation for your Black Belt)

This is important information for all of our RED BELTS, BLACK STRIPE BELTS and BLACK BELTS: AREA BLACK BELT GRADING PRE-TRAINING SESSIONS (April  Black Belt Grading) THOSE TAKING THEIR BLACK BELT GRADING THIS TIME AROUND MUST ATTEND ALL SESSIONS ALL other Black Belts and 1st & 2nd KUP students (red and red/black stripe belts) who are not grading […]

6 Jan 2018

Review of 2017

As a bit of motivation for our new term starting on 8th January we thought you might like a quick reminder of some of our top stories from 2017. Here’s a round up of the last six months in our Winter Newsletter:   JSTKD Newsletter Winter 2017   If you want to cast your mind back a […]

3 Jan 2018

Special Guest Appearance at Ninja Graduation!

It wouldn’t be a Christmas Ninja Graduation without a special appearance from Santa!  Our  Graduation Ceremony also included another special appearance – this time is was our fabulous JSTKD Display Team.   The team members all train regularly as well as assisting students in our many classes across the Vale.   They also have a wealth of […]

2 Jan 2018

JSTKD Juniors Ice Skating Extravaganza!

Our juniors took to the ice at Ice Arena Wales for our annual JSTKD Christmas Event and we’re happy to report that their moves were just as dazzling as their Christmas Jumpers!   The whole morning was a great success and after using up lots of energy skating and penguin-ing their way around the rink, it […]

30 Nov 2017

Team JSTKD at the Welsh Area Championships 2017

There was a brilliant effort from all our Team JSTKD members at the Welsh Area Championships on 26 November.  Everyone was on top form and we came away with THREE NEW CHAMPIONS as well as plenty of other shiny souvenirs! Special well dones go to our brand new team members – for the juniors we […]

15 Nov 2017

Juniors Christmas Ice Skating Event 16 December

Time to swap those spinning kicks for sitting spins and grab something covered in sequins!  This years JSTKD Juniors Christmas Event sees us heading down to Ice Arena Wales where juniors from 6 years upwards can take to the ice and have fun – and so can their parents!   You can leave your children with […]

7 Nov 2017

Team JSTKD at the British Championships

What a brave effort by all our Team JSTKD members over the weekend!   Our team comprised Menna and Harri Burmingham, Rhys Doel, Alex Munn, Zac and Joe Grinter, Emily and Jessica Doogue and Alisha Roberts.  Between them, they took part in a variety of events across both patterns and sparring.  Team photo shows L-R: (back) […]