5th & 6th May - UK Martial Arts Show, Doncaster.
1st-3rd June - South West Karate Experience, Perran Sands, Cornwall. Residential training on the beach with Anthony Blades 7th dan kyoshi, Neil Ellison 6th dan renshi, Martyn Harris 5th dan renshi and John Burke 6th dan renshi. Please call 01626 360999 to book your accomaodation and training.
tbc June - Hanshi Patrick McCarthy, Newton Abbot, Devon.
6th-10th August - Summer School at Newton Abbot dojo. A month's training in one week. Adults and children training 10am - 3pm daily.
10th November - Okinawa training. 150 years since the birth of Funakoshi Gichin.
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Saturday 2nd January - return to normal timetable.
Monday 4th January - Totnes lessons move to 6-7pm rather than 5-6pm.
Monday 1st February - demo lesson at Coombeshead Secondary School in Newton Abbot 3.30-4.30pm. Any Coombeshead students who want to help out are most welcome.
Saturday 6th February - Little Warriors stripe test.
Sunday 7th February - Kyu grading.
Monday 16th February - 10am class in Newton Abbot. This week only.
Tuesday 17th February - no 10am class in Newton Abbot. All other classes that day are on as normal.
Saturday 20th February - Walsall seminar for Martial Artists Supporting Children with Cancer. John Burke renshi is teaching at mid-day.
Sunday 6th March 2016 - Practical Bunkai Workshop with John Burke renshi 10am-3pm, Karate Academy, Newton Abbot.
Sunday 6th March - Mother's Day
Wednesday 9th March - Paignton class is in the Gymnasium, not the Drama Studio, for one week only, due to exams at the school.
Friday 11th March - No Torquay class due to hall availability.
Sunday 13th March - Ladies Self Defence with Clare Potter sensei 1-4pm, Karate Academy, Newton Abbot. £10 per person. Please call 01626 360999 to reserve your place.
Sunday 20th March - kyu grading. 10am, Newton Abbot.
Sunday 27th March - Easter Sunday - no classes. Clocks go forward.
Monday 28th March - Easter Monday - no classes.
Sunday 24th April - Martial Arts Illustrated Hall of Fame Black Belt Awards, Burton-on-Trent. Dinner and awards presentation. Tickets are £40.
Sunday 1st May - kyu grading.
Monday 2nd May - Bank Holiday - no classes.
Saturday May 7th & Sunday May 8th - UK Martial Arts Show, The Dome, Doncaster.
Sunday 15th May - Locks and Holds seminar in Romford Essex with John Burke renshi. Please book with Brian Salisbury sensei: firstname.lastname@example.org The Forest Row Centre, Lodge Lane, Collier Row, Romford, Essex, RM5 2LD.
Sunday 15th May - No Brown and Black Belt class.
Monday 30th May - Bank Holiday - no classes.
Friday 3rd June -Sunday 5th June - The South West Karate Experience. Butlins Minehead. Friday social evening, Saturday training, Sunday training, Gasshuku on the beach.
Friday 3rd June - no Kingsteignton class.
Saturday 4th June - no Paignton class. No Little Warriors.
Sunday 5th June - Brown and Black Belt class is in Minehead.
Wednesday 8th June - Patrick McCarthy 9th dan hanshi seminar. 6pm onwards, Newton Abbot dojo. Limited spaces.
Wednesday 8th June - No Ladies Only class.
Sunday 12th June - kyu grading
Sunday 12th June - Queen's Birthday Celebration. Barbecue at Newton Abbot dojo 2pm onwards.
Wednesday 15th June - Cranbrook classes begin in Exeter 6-7.30pm.
Sunday 19th June - Father's Day.
Wednesday 22nd June - no Paignton class due to school using the hall. Sorry for the late notice, they only told us the week before.
Sunday 3rd July - pre-Dan Grading for Dan Grade suitability assessment. Brown Belts and above 10am-12noon in Newton Abbot.
Sunday 10th July - Ladies Self Defence class. 1-4pm
Thursday 14th July - NO Ashburton class. Sorry for the late notice, they only just let us know.
Sunday 17th July - next kyu grading.
Friday 22nd July - no Kingsteignton class.
Friday 22nd July - Sunday 24th July MHKA Summer Camp with Martyn Harris renshi, John Burke renshi, and Martyn Skipper sensei.
Sunday 24th July - no Brown and Black Belt class.
Friday 29th July - Final class at St Luke's Church hall in Torquay.
Monday 1st -Friday 5th August - Summer School. One month's training in one week. £60 per person or £15 per day. 10am-3pm.
Saturday 6th August - first training at the King Street venue in Newton Abbot.
Monday 29th August - Bank Holiday - no classes.
Saturday 3rd September - Neil Ellison renshi teaching neigung and applicative principles. Suitable for adults of all grades, some high grade juniors might be considered. 10am-3pm Newton Abbot. £25 per person.
Saturday 3rd September - no open classes in Newton Abbot or Paignton due to special guest instructor seminar. Little Warriors is on as normal.
Sunday 25th September Bunkai Seminar in Wrawby with John Burke renshi.
Saturday 1st October - Kyoshi Anthony Blades teaching in Newton Abbot. 10am - 11.30am kyu grades. 12noon Dan grading candidates. 1pm - 3.30pm 1st kyu and above
Saturday 15th October Bunkai Seminar in Doncaster with John Burke renshi.
Sunday 16th October kyu grading.
Saturday 22nd & Sunday 23rd October Bunkai Seminar in Oldmeldrum with John Burke renshi.
Saturday 12th November - No Little Warriors as the instructors are away at the Dan Gradingin Cardiff.
Sunday 20th November - Ladies Self Defence seminar with Clare Potter sensei. 1-4pm. £10 per person.
Tuesday 6th December - No Torquay lesson due to hall availability.
Sunday 11th December - Martyn Harris renshi teaching Yara Kusanku kata 10am-2.30pm in Newton Abbot. £25 per person.
Saturday 17th December - Little Warriors Stripe test 9am. Coloured belts kyu grading 11am onwards. Newton Abbot.
Sunday 18th December - The Special Lesson 11am, Newton Abbot.
Saturday 24th December - last lesson before Christmas. No class in Paignton that day.
Wednesday 28th December - 4-6pm non timetabled class. Newton Abbot.
Friday 30th December - 10am-12noon non timetabled class. Newton Abbot.
Tuesday 3rd January 2017 - normal timetable resumes.