2020 review- january
Happy New Year!
Here is our 2020 Yearly Review, full of all the exciting things that happened last year.
We encourage you to read through and reflect on the positive and your favourite moments of the year and to keep a look out for yourselves in some of the photos!
If you're feeling extra curious or nostalgic we also suggest looking through some of our older Yearly Reviews-although some of them are still under construction.
We hope you're excited and ready to hit the ground running this year as we have a lot planned!
essex activity hero awards- december
"Chelmsford Karate Club quickly responded to the restrictions that came with lockdown, supporting and providing online sessions for their members. For the whole Chelmsford Karate family, it was important they remained active and were able to train whilst at home."
"Richard and Jane Naylor-Jones and their daughter Megan have been awarded as Essex Activity Heroes for quickly taking action to ensure training was able to take place and they were able to look after the mental wellbeing of their members. Training took place regularly over Zoom and, when restrictions lifted, in small groups in the park. It would have been easy to put it all on hold, but their determination to keep the club going is extremely admirable."
We are very proud to receive this award, which is for all of our members and the hard word they have put in to keep training whether at home, in the park, or socially-distanced in the dojo. The team spirit and support they have shown to their fellow club members has helped each and every one through this difficult time.
Sensei sherry training and grading-october
On Sunday the 11th of October we held two one-hour classes and a grading under Sensei Andy Sherry (9th Dan). After months of restrictions and training online, it is not an exaggeration to say we were more than excited to be able to host both a Grading and Training Sessions!
Sensei Jane, Sensei Richard, and Megan also had the opportunity to train with him at Stoke By Nayland the day prior, which they were very thankful for.
We had a very successful day, with many happy faces from both those who trained and those who graded. As one of our last courses of the year, we are glad we were able to hold such a safe and enjoyable experience.