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Tatami 2 Events Schedule and Info

Thank you for entering our Kumite Tournament, remember our competition is for the purposes of enjoyment. Win, lose or draw, everybody will be awarded a certificate just for taking part.

Date: Sunday 25th September 2016


Darwen Vale High School Sports Hall

Blackburn Road





We will expect to see exemplary sportsmanship and conduct both on and off the Tatami on the day. No arguing with decisions made or sulking if your bout didn’t end your way. Be humble in victory and gracious in defeat. Appeals can be made to the Head Official Paul Wolstencroft Sensei and his decision is final.

Remember you are representing our karate club at this competition and you should show respect for both other people and property at all times. Anyone found misbehaving or acting inappropriately will be immediately disqualified from the competition and have all medals cancelled.

Parents and supporters are always welcome and it is free to spectate. All students under the age of 16 years must be accompanied by an adult. Below you will find extra information and the schedule of events for Tatami 2.

There is plenty of free parking at the venue. Tea, coffee, sandwiches, snacks and cakes will be available to purchase on the day at reasonable prices and we have arranged R.G Photography (a professional martial arts photography company) to take photos on the day. Action shots and winning moments will be available to purchase on the day or view after the event.

Club merchandise, karate equipment and Adidas uniforms will be available to purchase or order on the day. Any stock ordered prior to the event can be collected from the stock table from 10am onward.

All students must turn up at least 15 minutes before the start of your event to register with the Ring Runner. It is advisable that you warm up and practise before competing as warm ups will not be done once your event begins. Do not forget to bring your license with you. Your license must be in date to take part or you will need to renew on the day at the cost of £15.

Please make sure you check all three tatami’s for your name. If you cannot see your name or you think you may have been placed in the wrong category, please contact your own Instructor and let them know.  Alternatively, you can send an email to: and I will resolve the situation for you.

Events will run to a tight schedule so please make sure you are where you are supposed to be at the right time. Kumite will be scored using the flags system. Rounds will last 1 minute 30 seconds with the winner being declared as the students who has been awarded the most points or one who reaches 2 full points first.

There must be strictly no contact in junior events with excellent control to be maintained in senior events.  Gum shield are compulsory for everyone taking part and groin guards are highly recommended.

Medals and certificates will be awarded immediately after the event.

We will be selecting our team to send to the JKS England Nationals based on performance and conduct at this event so please do your very best.

Good luck to everyone and we look forward to hosting another enjoyable and successful day.


Event 1:

Time: 10.00am-10.30am

Age: 6-7 Years

Gender: Boys

Grades: Orange, Red,Yellow and Green Belts

Names: Kaiden Hindley, Lucas South, Lewis Alger, Lucas O’Connor, Benjamin Keating, Edward Norman, Oliver Murray, Ryan Bailey.



Event 2:

Time: 10.30am-11.00am

Age: 7 Years

Grades: Green, Purple and Brown Belts

Names: Macauley Bamber, Ben Finney, Leo Howard, Jacob Waters, Elliot Rigby, Zak Gould, Ethan Kirk.


Event 3:

Time: 11am-11.30am

Age: 10 Years

Gender: Boys

Grades: Purple and White Belts, Brown Belts, 2nd Kyu’s and 1st Kyu’s.

Names: James Sherlock, Jaime Pratley, Kyle Girault, Finlay McLennan, Rhys Jenkins, Jack Goman, Kevin Longthorne, Toby Pepper, Kai Foley, John Riley, Xander Matanle, Adam Bennett, Jonathan Seaton


Event 4:

Time: 11.30am-12pm

Age: 11-12 Years

Gender: Boys

Grades: Brown Belts, 2nd Kyu’s, 1st Kyu’s and Black Belts

Names: Adam Karabedian, Luke Hopkinson, Jake Gould, Jonty Johnson, Kairo Fellone, Marcus Chorlton, Matthew Affleck, Joe Finney.


Event 5:

Time: 12pm – 12.40pm

Age: 11-12 Years

Gender: Girls

Grades: Brown Belts, 2nd Kyu’s, 1st Kyu’s and Black Belts

Names: Ellen Conyard, Olivia Fagan, Keeley Barton, Jasmine Johnston, Caitlan Moss, Georgie Dyal, Millie Davies, Abby Fielding, Megan Ellithorn, Molly Austin-Hogsden.


Event 6:

Time: 12.40pm-1pm

Age:  13-14 Years

Gender: Girls

Grades: Black Belts

Names: Grace Baron, Amelia Karabedian, Leah Clare, Lori-Ann Moran


Event 7:

Time: 1pm-1.20pm

Age: 13-14 Years

Gender: Males

Grades: 4th Kyu – Black Belts

Names: Sam Jackson, Archie Eccles, Louis Johnson, Matthew Lowe, Luke Robertson, Daniel Hartley, Benjamin Duckworth


Event 8:

Time: 1.20pm-1.50pm

Age: 15 – 17 Years

Gender: Males

Grades: Black Belts

Names: Christopher Dempsey, Dominic Rostron, Louis Standring, Gregory Burton, Sam Hindley, Bradley Bowker, Connor Cherry, Lewis Thomas.


Event 9:

Time: 1.50pm-2.30pm

Junior Team Kumite 13-16 Years all grades


Jo Woodman, Leah Clare, Lewis Thomas

Sam Hindley, Gregory Burton, Oliver Rigby

Louis Johnson, Matthew Affleck, Adam Karabedian

Sam Jackson, Grace Baron, Lori-Ann Moran

Daniel Hartley, Luke Robertson, Adam Paksy

Louis Standring, Matthew Lowe, Christopher Dempsey

Milly Karabedian, Georgie Dyal, Isabelle Wilkie



Event 10:

Time: 2.30pm-3pm

Under 16 Females Kickmaster Kumite


Catherine Vernum, Isabelle Wilkie, Molly Austin-Hogsden, Caitlan Moss, Jasmine Johnston, Ava Nicholson, Priya Bradley, Amy O’ Donovan, Izzy Baron, Betty Eccles, Lola Fellone, Ella Rylance, Freyja Lundin, Amelia Karabedian, Holly Dale and Megan Dale.


Event 11:

Time: 3pm-3.45pm

Kickmaster Kumite Under 16 Boys

Rory Corran, Thomas Collin, William Towler, Sam Hindley, Archie Eccles, James Sherlock, Matthew Affleck, Marcus Chorlton, Jonty Johnson, Jaime Pratley, Adam Bennett, Kevin Longthorne, Kyle Girault, Kaiden Hindley, Benjamin Keating, Lucas O Connor, Noah Vernon, Ellis Pindoria-Stott, Zak Thomas Blackhurst, Phill Burton, Oliver Rigby, Adam Karabedian, Kairo Fellone, Sam Jackson, Louis Johnson, Jos Hall, Greg Burton.


Event 12:

Time: 3.45pm-4.00pm

Adult Kickmaster 17 years +

Su Matthews, Lee Rylance, Bernadette Burton, Connor Cherry – category still open for entries.

Click here to check Tatami 1……….

Click here to check Tatami 3……….

If you can’t see your name or think you are in the wrong category please contact your Instructor or email Rachael Sensei –