ECKA News Archive

ECKA Squad/Competition training & Referees course 30/4/2016
Sensei Dev Barretts Gym, Coventry
Noon start
Contact 02476 449072 to book your place

WAKO Senior World Championships 21/11/2015
21st - 29th November
Dublin, Ireland

Grading 14/11/2015
Leighton Buzzard
Contact Sensei Jo Randall

2nd & 3rd Dan course 31/10/2015
Sensei Dev's Gym, Coventry
Noon start
Contact 02476 449072 to book your place

1st Kyu course & grading 25/10/2015
Bletchley, Milton Keynes
11:30 - 15:00
To book your place contact Sensei Geoff Aldridge

ECKA Bletchley Interclub 26/9/2015
Contact Sensei Geoff Aldridge

WAKO World Championships (Cadets & Juniors) 7/9/2015
7th - 13th September

Open course on throws and takedowns, with Sensei Simon Small 7/6/2015
Contact Sensei Simon Small

WAKO Junior European Cup 31/5/2015
North Solihull Sports Centre
Conway Road, Chelmsleywood,
B37 5LA

Grading 11/4/2015
Contact Sensei Dev Barrett for details.

Grading 21/2/2015
Contact Sensei Simon Small

Senior instructors meeting 31/1/2015
10am start
Sensei Dev's Gym
87 Brays Lane

Senior Instructors meeting 12/7/2014
Sensei Dev's Gym, Coventry
11:00am start

ECKA 2nd & 3rd Dan results 5/7/2014
Congratulations to the following ECKA members for achieving their next Dan grade:
Lara Harmitt - 2nd Dan
Michael Lines - 3rd Dan
Jo Randall - 3rd Dan
Steve Rhodes - 3rd Dan

First Aid course 10/5/2014
Sensei Dev's Gym, Coventry
Noon start
Contact 02476 449072 to book your place

Grading 9/3/2014
Contact Sensei Dave Walkley

1st Kyu course and Grading 7/9/2013
Contact Coach

Full contact Fight Night 24/8/2013
Xcel Centre
Tickets £20 standing, £30 Ringside

Master A Thai Boxing Course 28/4/2013
Sensei Dev's Gym, Coventry
Contact 02476 449072 to book your place

Grading 30/3/2013

Grading 2/3/2013
Contact Sensei Paul Bosley

Senior Instructors Meeting 23/2/2013
Sensei Dev's Gym, Coventry

WAKO Full Contact Referees training & ECKA 'In the Ring ' Interclub 13/1/2013
Sensei Dev's Gym
87 Brays Lane
11:00AM start (for Referee's course)
Contact 02476 449072 to book your place

ECKA Summer Course 25/8/2012
ECKA Summer Course
24th-26th August 2011

Black belt course 18/8/2012
Sensei Dev's Gym, Coventry
12:00 - 14:00
Contact 02476 449072 to book your place

Instructors Meeting 28/1/2012
Sensei Dev's Gym
87 Brays Lane
Noon start
Call 02476 449072 to book your place

ECKA Fight Night 3/12/2011
Night of full contact fights for ECKA National titles, Boxing and MMA.
Doors open 6pm, fights start 7pm
The Alan Higgs Centre, Allard Way, Coventry, CV3 1HW

Grading 13/11/2011

Grading 10/7/2011

Grading 29/5/2011
Contact Sensei Hopeton Harmitt

Fight Night & ECKA Titles 7/5/2011
Xcel Leisure Centre
Mitchell Avenue

Thomas Banks wins ISKA World Championships 7/11/2010
Report from ECKA black belt, Thomas Banks on his recent trip to Spain for the ISKA World Championships.

Photos from ECKA Milton Keynes Open 25/9/2010
Photographs are now available to purchase from the official event photographers of the ECKA Milton Keynes Open, DE Photos

Alfie Davis wins Silver at the WAKO World Championships 25/9/2010
Alfie Davis from Enfield Kickboxing Academy wins a Silver medal at the prestigious WAKO cadet World Championships. The event which attracted 1500 of the best young competitors from all over the world was held in Belgrade, Serbia between the 19th and 25th September 2010.

2nd & 3rd Dan gradings 7/8/2010
Congratulations to ECKA black belts who undertook 2nd Dan gradings at the summer course and the 2nd and 3rd Dan grading on the 7th August 2010

Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Brown Belt for Sensei Simon 7/8/2010
ECKA senior Instructor Simon Small achieved another great grading success only 3 weeks after recieving his ECKA 5th Dan.

Video from the Summer course 1/8/2010
Video available from this year's summer course:

ECKA Dan Grades Awarded 17/7/2010
ECKA Instructors and Referees awarded new Dan Grades and Referee certificates

WKA Midlands Open 20/6/2010
ECKA Bilston, Tipton and Hereford clubs fight in the WKA Midlands Open at the Hadenhill Leisure Centre, Cradley Heath.

New ECKA Black belts 19/6/2010
Thirteen ECKA students gain their 1st Dan Black belts

ICO British Championships 6/6/2010
A small team from the ECKA Bletchley Dragons club travelled to Stratford-upon-Avon for the International Combat Organisation (ICO) British Championships.
The competition was of a very high standard, but everyone who fought managed to leave with a medal:
Sensei Geoff Aldridge - 2nd place - Men Veterans Advance Semi-contact
Henry Stockwell - 3rd place - Boys Advanced Light Continuous
Graeme Nye - 3rd Place - Men Advanced Semi-contact
Robyn Vaughan - 3rd Place - Girls Advanced Semi-contact

Alfie Davis wins the WAKO sanctioned Full Contact British Title 8/5/2010
Alfie Davis wins the WAKO sanctioned Full Contact British Title. Alfie KO'd his opponent in the fourth round with a roundhouse kick to the head!

Kingsthorpe ECKA at the Team GBR Open 25/4/2010
Kingsthorpe ECKA at the Team GBR Open

Bristol ECKA at the Bristol Lau Gar Spring Interclub open 25/4/2010
Bristol ECKA at the Bristol Lau Gar Spring Interclub open

ECKA Students win full contact fights! 7/3/2010
At the Eclipse Fight Night on the 7th March 2010 at the Oceana Night Club, Wolverhampton, Danielle Gedling and Chouayb Hamze of the ECKA both won their full contact kickboxing fights.

Alfie Davis Wins Silver at the Irish Open 2010 7/3/2010
Alfie Davis Wins Silver at the Irish Open 2010

Alfie Davis wins WAKO British Light Contact Title 20/2/2010
Alfie Davis from Enfield ECKA has successfully defended his British title at the WAKO British Championships in Nottingham on February 20th 2010. Alfie beat Ryan Pacey with a unanimous decision to win the light contact title. Alfie also competed in the Full Contact cadet division on the second day of the two day tournament and easily made his way to the final beating his first opponent with a fabulous double spinning hook kick combination knocking him down for a standing eight count. Alfie lost the final on a split decision, a very close fight which could have gone either way. Alfie secures his place in the WAKO British squad for the 3rd year running and will be going to Belgrade in Serbia for the World Championship Finals in September.

Alfie Davis wins CIMAC British Title and Super League Grand Champion 21/11/2009
fie Davis from Enfield ECKA has done it again. This time Alfie successfully defended his WAKO British title and won a British Title Belt for his efforts.

Congratulations to Alfie Davis 26/9/2009
Congratulations to Alfie Davis WAKO European Silver medallist, Croatia, September 09.

2nd & 3rd Dan Grading 25/8/2009
Results of 2nd & 3rd Dan Grading

Sensei Mark Cullinane wins Full contact fight 25/7/2009
ECKA Instructor, Sensei Mark Cullinane wins Full contact fight by unanimous decision in the ISKA Championship Kickboxing event at Circus Tavern, Essex. He is now ranked 2nd by ISKA for full contact.

ECKA Semi-Contact Nationals 2009 18/7/2009
Report from the ECKA Semi-Contact National Championships

Team ECKA fight in WAKO Welsh Open 31/5/2009
Team ECKA took a group of fighters to the WAKO Welsh open and many gained trophies

Kanesha Sterling is European Champion! 31/5/2009
ECKA fighter Kanesha Sterling wins the Girls under 16 Continuous category of the WUMA European Championships.

Success at ISKA British Open 9/11/2008
Team ECKA fighters competed in the ISKA British Open and returned with many trophies!

Barrington wins in Holland! 5/10/2008
Barrington Patterson wins on a Points decision in the "Tough is not Enough" fight against Bob Schrijber in Rotterdam, Holland.

Bristol Open Competition results 21/9/2008
Team ECKA traveled to the Bristol Open Lau Gar competition and fought well with some excellent results!

ECKA Summer Course 21/7/2008
Report and pictures from the ECKA Summer Course

Remy Bonjasky teaches at ECKA Summer Course 19/7/2008
World Superheavyweight Champion and 3 times K1 World Champion teaches kickboxing session in the ECKA Summer Course in Holland

19 more Black Belts 14/6/2008
19 students pass their ECKA Black Belt grading

16 new Black Belts! 1/12/2007
Report and pictures from the ECKA Black Belt Grading, December 2007.

Kanesha Sterling wins 7 foot trophy and European Title! 10/11/2007
On Saturday 10th November, Kanesha Sterling won the World United Martial Arts European Competition, which was held this year in Worcester.

Sensei Dev Barrett awarded 7th Dan Black Belt by Kancho Henk Kuipers 22/7/2007
At the end of the 2007 ECKA Summer Course Kancho Henk Kuipers surprised all of the participants of the course by awarding Sensei Dev his 7th Dan Black Belt and making him an honourary member of the International Budokai Kan (IBK).

First Aid course
Sensei Dev's Gym, Coventry
12:00 - 16:00
Contact 02476 449072 to book your place