30 Jan 2010
The KUGB’s English Squad selections took place over the weekend of 30th and 31st January (Kumite) and 6th February (Kata) at the famous Liverpool Red Triangle dojo. Hopefuls from all over the country attended hoping to impress England coaches Sensei Sherry 8th Dan and Sensei Brennan 7th Dan.
Selections started on Saturday with those hopeful under 21 year olds. Megan Dent was selected for her second year, whilst Chris Hamilton and Sam Light both selecting for the first time were also successful after an impressive display. The following day was time for Sensei John James and Holly Sterling at the senior selections and both were successful.
Kata selections took place the following Saturday with both juniors and seniors competing together, as this is a combined squad. Sensei John James, Holly Sterling, Tracy Bruce, Sam Light and Chris Hamilton were all selected and will make train with the squad for 2010.
John Bruce (Kata and Senior Kumite)
Holly Sterling (Kata and Senior Kumite)
Tracy Bruce (Kata)
Megan Dent (Junior Kumite)
Chris Hamilton (Junior Kumite and Kata)
Sam Light (Junior Kumite and Kata)