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Sam defies the odds with Yellow Belt success

Marazion Karate Club member Sam Newbury pictured receiving his yellow belt from club Instructor Denzil Searle! Marazion Karate Club like most clubs faced a crippling 18 months during the COVID pandemic, a period which nearly saw the club go under. With a thriving club pre pandemic sadly the same cannot be said post pandemic. Since...

Mabel Scoops Award

Our Cornwall Junior Karateka Of The Year 2020 Is Mabel Cheyne. After a delayed start to our training this year due to the latest lockdown we finally managed to re-open the club this past week after 3 months of being forced to shut.. One of the first things we had to address was our annual...

MayoShinDo Clubs Set To Re-Open On April 12 2021

As The roadmap out of the latest lockdown becomes clear we look at the key dates and restrictions that will effect your training. So after yet another restrictive nationwide lockdown that has had an enormous impact our all of our physical and mental health, we are pleased to see there is a plan in place...

Lockdown 2.0 – How It Effects You and Your Training

Starting this Thursday 5th November 2020 the government has imposed a 4 week national lockdown to combat the rising cases of COVID-19. What that means to you and your karate training… Unfortunately like many other clubs and group activities, all MayoShinDo karate clubs will have to abide by the latest restrictions and postpone all our...

Clubs Begin To Re-Open After Lockdown

After almost 4 months of being in lockdown due to the Corona Virus pandemic things are starting to return to normal, or what will soon become a new normal with social distancing measures in place and extra precautions on health and hygiene to be installed. Below are the current list of clubs and their planned...

All Classes Cancelled Until Further Notice!

Due to the current unpresidential circumstances surrounding COVID-19 and based on government guidelines all MayoShinDo karate classes have temporarily stopped until it is deemed safe enough to open again. We will keep you informed with any developments on the matter. Stay safe and we look forward to welcoming you again in the near future.

Worldwide pandemic threatens to disrupt grading

Several parents make the decision to pull their child out of the grading based on government advise. On Saturday 21st March 2020 our annual spring karate grading took place at the usual location of Sennen Community Centre, but this was no usual grading… The country was in the early stages of a worldwide pandemic where...

12 months of hard work recognised with special award!

Congratulations Phillippa Gopsill who was awarded the Cornwall Karateka Of The Year Trophy for 2019 after a stand-out year. Phillippa, pictured with her parents at a recent social gathering at the Old Success Inn, received the award after an impressive year at Sennen Karate Club. Phillippa’s attendance has been exemplary which has seen her techniques...