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34th Shotokan Cup 2009 - 5th September

Sensei Andy Sherry presenting John Bruce and Holly Sterling with the Shotokan Cups

John Bruce and Holly Sterling being presented with the Shotokan Cups for the Most Outstanding Kumite and Kata competitors by Sensei Andy Sherry.


The KUGB's Shotokan Cup took place on Saturday 5th September at the Queens Park Leisure Centre in Chesterfield. The event, for Black and Brown Belts only is now in its 34rd year and attracts competitors from across the UK. There were many outstanding performances, particularly John Bruce and Megan Dent who became Grand Champions in their respective events. Many thanks to all our Referees, helpers and supporters who make the event run so smoothly. Full results listed below. Congratulations to you all.

Results - Shotokan Cup 2009

Male Senior Kumite Results

Male Senior Kumite

1 John Bruce (Sendai Kushiro)
2 Michael Davison (Sendai Kushiro)
3 Alyn Weyman (Bargoed)
3 Joe Hart (Leeds Karate Academy)

Male Senior Kata Results

Male Senior Kata

1 John Bruce (Sendai Kushiro)
2 Dean Field (Salford Academy)
3 Stuart Gordon (Salford Academy)
4 Paul James (Aberystwyth)

Female Senior Kumite Results

Female Senior Kumite

1 Kelly Perry (Ronin)
2 Caroline McGrath (Ronin)
3 Holly Sterling (Sendai Kushiro)
3 Vicki Mulhearn (Halewood)

Female Senior Kata Results

Female Senior Kata

1 Holly Stirling (Sendai Kushiro)
2 Vicky Phillips (Salford academy)
3 Samantha Plumb (Makenki)
4 Tracy Bruce (Sendai Kushiro)

Male Junior Kumite 18 to 20 yrs Results

Male Junior Kumite 18 - 20

1 Tom Little (Leeds Karate Academy)
2 Mark Hardy (Leeds Karate Academy)
3 Mark Kenny (Strabane)
3 Richard Davies (Porthcawl)

Male Junior Kumite 16 to 17 yrs Results

Male Junior Kumite 16 - 17

1 Joe Rawcliffe (Halewood)
2 James McGorriam (Halewood)
3 Stephen Brown (Leeds Karate Academy)
3 Phillip Nichol (Brecon)

Male Junior Kata Results

Male Junior Kata

1 David Wright (Leeds Karate Academy)
2 Nick Smith (Leeds Karate Academy)
3 Jason Plumb (Makenki)
4 Elliot Reynolds (Chelmsford)

Female Junior Kumite Results

Female Junior Kumite

1 Rianne Blundell (Halewood)
2 Zoe Starr (Leeds Karate Academy)
3 Victoria Walker (St Helens)
3 Janine Collins (Red Triangle)

Female Junior Kata Results

Female Junior Kata

1 Zoe Starr (Leeds Karate Academy)
2 Tanya Hopper (Ashington)
3 Kirsty Askew (Sendai Kushiro)
4 Alex Poole (Halewood)

Boys Kumite 5' 5

Boys Kumite 5' 5" and over

1 Jordan Probst (Leeds Karate Academy)
2 Ryan Stead (York)
3 Jack Somers (Chelmsford)
3 Eliot Parsons (Leeds Shotokan)

Boys Kumite 5' to under 5' 5

Boys Kumite 5' to under 5' 5"

1 Sam Light (Low Fell)
2 Hayden Steel (Leeds Karate Academy)
3 Nathan Wilson (York)
3 Robert Crownby (Malvern)

Boys Kumite under 5'

Boys Kumite Under 5'

1 Jordan Wetherby (Low Fell)
2 Tom Mitchell (Leeds Karate Academy)
3 Jamie Matthews (Bargoed)
3 Kyle Duddridge (Ashington)

Boys Kumite 10 to 11 yrs Results

Boys Kumite 10 - 11

1 Jake Atkinson (York)
2 Ronan Cain (Leeds Karate Academy)
3 Connor Wilson (St Johns)
3 Kyle Watkins (Bargoed)

Boys Kata Results

Boys Kata

1 Jack Somers (Chelmsford)
2 Daniel Lumb (Ashington)
3 Michael Gale (Leeds Shotokan)
4 Sam Light (Low Fell)

Girls Kumite 5' 3

Girls Kumite 5' 3" and over

1 Megan Dent (Sendai Kushiro)
2 Rebecca Morrison (Kirkby)
3 Rebecca Rawcliffe (Kirkby)
3 Beth Nicholson (Sendai Kushiro)

Girls Kumite under 5' 3

Girls Kumite Under 5' 3"

1 Amena Jasper (Brecon)
2 Georgia Irwin (Low Fell)
3 Holly Dickenson (Leeds Karate Academy)
3 Hannah Peel (St Helens)

Girls Kumite 10 to 11 yrs Results

Girls Kumite 10 - 11

1 Alice Atkinson (York)
2 Emily Hughes (Malvern)
3 Vicky Bailey (Tamworth)
3 Jess Palmer (Tekki RS)

Girls Kata Results

Girls Kata

1 Megan Dent (Sendai Kushiro)
2 Rebecca Rawcliffe (Kirkby)
3 Jess Palmer (Tekki RS)
4 Zoe Hillsden (Chelmsford) 

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