COVID Online Kata Competition - Results

To maintain practice and focus during 'Lockdown' we recently held an online Covid Kata Competition.


Thank you to everyone who entered and to the judges for giving up their time to score the student's performances.


In the interest of fairness, avoiding any bias, they were not allowed to score their own students, only those they do not teach.

The results are in and are as follows.

Junior category

Winner Liam Carter (Oakley)

Runner up Emily Kidby (Kempston)

3rd Place Rayyan Ashraf (Bletchley)


Adult category

Winner Zeeshan Ashraf (Bletchley)

Runner up Francesca Fillipini (Newton Longville)

3rd Place Andrew Rowley (Oakley)


Dan Grade

Winner Dan Young (Kempston)

Runner up Nick Holloway (Bletchley)

3rd Place Andy Gillies (Newport Pagnell)

A special award for the most innovative and creative performance whilst still bearing in mind the 10 elements of Kata was won by Joe Young (Newport Pagnell)

Congratulations to the winners. Commiserations to those who did not get placed and again to those who didn't make the final selection which was displayed on Facebook. Keep up your practice and maybe you could be placed next time.

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