KARATE: FIGHTERS have from been training hard at Shihan Mark Adams’ Yamaguch Goju Grays dojos. Last week the hard training karate enthusiasts took part in a kata course.

Special guest at the course was current WKF European woman’s kata champion Emma Lucraft.

She was a guest at Shihan Mark Adams’ William Edwards Dojo.

He said: “It was a fantastic course. It prepared the Yamaguchi squad for next week’s English Championships in Sheffield.

“We made the most of this opportunity and asked Emma to present our Jack Petchey awards. Our successful Petchey candidates were: Emma Westcott, Sasha Edgeler, Emily Hewing, Daninelle Ball, Ryan Blackwell, Sophie Hutchinson, Ellie Smith, Ethan Neale-Buckley, Kirstie Fox, Amy Raven and Kaden Edwards.”