Calendar of events

Amateur Sports Karate Organisation

Calendar of Events 2005

NOTE: Some of the following dates need confirmation from the ASKO committee, contact Niall Malone for more details .

September 2005
September 18th W (Denis) Ward Seminar on "Iron Shirt" Chi Gung, energy cultivation and some sword work with historical background information Walkinstown Club 2p.m.-4p.m.
Friday 23rd September Bag packing for World Championships 2005 Dunnes Stores, Cornelscourt 5.30 - 10p.m.
25th September Pat Darcy Perpetual & Joe Teeling Memorial 2003 Bray? 10-3.30p.m.
Saturday 24th April Best of the Best Tournament (Wepons/kata/Sparring) Roadstone, Naas 10a.m.-4p.m.
October 2005
Saturday 8th October ASKO 1st Dan Black Belt Grade (By invitation only) (2 Zia Holly) TBD 2p.m.-5.30p.m.
Saturday 1st October Michelle's Fight night 2005 TBD TBD
1st & 2nd October National and International event Carlow Trad Karate Dolmen Hotel, Kilkenny Road, Carlow Sat & Sun
12th-16th October 5 Continents Karate Championships Killarney Cork one week
15th October Ireland V Italy/England International clash -fight night Leixlip, Co. Dublin TBD
15th October Bag Packing for Canada Super Value, Deansgrange 9-6p.m.
16th October The Rumble Leixlip TBD
Friday 21st October ASKO Circuit Training Session Johnstown 8p.m.-9.30p.m.
Sunday 23rd October The 2005 Battle of Ireland Robert Devane 10am register
November 2005
Friday 11th November ASKO Squad grading mount Merrion 7p.m.-9.30p.m.
Hall of fame USA Pittsburgh Weekend
ASKO 1st Dan Black Belt Grade (By invitation only -Anneline Weinmann) TBD 10a.m.-1p.m.
1st Week of November WKA & IASKA World Championships Niagra, Toronto, Canada 1 Week
Saturday 5th November Best of the Best Grand Final Tournament (Wepons/Kata/Sparring) Roadstone, Naas 10a.m.-4p.m.
December 2005
3rd December Best of the Best Junior Finals Roadstone, Naas 11a.m.-6p.m.
Friday 9th December Referee's Course for ASKO -All Senior Grades should attend Mount Merrion Club 8p.m.-9.30p.m.
Sunday 18th December ASKO Kids Xmas Party Blackrock Den 11a.m.-1p.m.
Karate club Updates for students & parents
Date: - September 7th 2005
1. The Table Quiz in Martello Hotel, organized by Ciara Reid & Derek Coughlan was a great success with 19 tables, thanks to those of you that supported it, so far it has also managed to raise €865.00 euro along with being a great evening out for all of ASKO.
2. The Joe Teeling/Pat Darcy Tournament has been postponed till 25th September 2005 – See Calendar below for all date changes.
3. Our sincere thanks to the 16 people who managed to keep all the Tills going in Dunnes Stores for the Bag packing on Thursday 11th & Friday 12th August last. You managed to raise €1,275.00 Euro in the 2 days. This money goes towards the team of ASKO going to Canada in November but your help especially if not going away was very much appreciated.
4. For training club details, contact the relevant Club instructor at the bottom on the Newsletter.
5. ASKO Fight suits are in and disappearing fast, if you want one, let your instructor know size immediately. (€40 Euro and only 10 left between the 7 clubs in ASKO)
6. Possible Karate Weapons seminar available 2 hours – 20 euro, covers all weapons most closely linked to Wado-Ryu Karate – Let me know if interested. (only one person so far)
7. ASKO is no longer subsidizing the Tracksuits so if you want one now, it will be full cost
8. Those who have qualified for the WKA – Don’t forget to have your deposits in by Sept 15th 2005 (1150 total) and we need you to confirm your Irish team tracksuit and fight suit size – Let Niall know
9. Kevina has been nominated into the World Black-belt Hall of Fame in the USA as “National Instructor of the year”. Please congratulate her when you see her. Its great news for both the club and the Organisation. The induction takes place on 12th November 2005 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.
10. Bag packing dates arranged, please let your instructor know you availability – See dates below in the Calendar.
11. Self Defence classes being requested by a number of people – anyone else interested, let Niall know – starting 14th September in Star Fitness in Bray.

 Dates in Black  are optional events but the Red Text events must be attended by all ASKO students unless otherwise stated
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Last updated on 21st January , 2005.