Newsletter – March 2020

AGM

Wessex Karate Academy is run by a committee which is elected at the Annual General Meeting.  This year’s AGM is on Friday, 24th April 2020 at 7.30pm at the WTMA Gym (Weymouth Dojo).  

We are always looking for new committee members.

Please speak to Paul Foot (Chairman) if you are interested in being involved.  But please feel free to attend if you are just interested to see how the club is running.

Kumite Course

Sensei Peter will be doing a Kumite training course on Sunday 15th March from 1.00 – 2.30pm at the WTMA Gym. The course fee will be £5.00 and is open to all adults and cadets who train at a senior’s class.

Summer Gasshuku

This year’s Summer Gasshuku is being held in the UK at Chichester from 22 – 25th July 2020. Please see the link on the GKI website for more information and to book your place.

Skittles Night

Dave Vest has organized a skittles evening on Saturday 21st March 2020 at the Colliton Club, Dorchester from 6.30pm. The cost will be £5 per person and includes a basket meal. Please see Dave to book your place and for menu choice.

Safeguarding

Wessex Karate Academy has an inclusive, equal access & welcoming policy for all members.  As such is currently applying to Sports England in achieving ‘Safeguarding Martial Arts Code’. Wessex Karate Academy hold high standards & value the welfare & wellbeing of children & adults who attend karate. Related policies and procedures are in place to uphold safeguarding standards. As part of maintaining standards we wish to remind members of Wessex Karate Academy having a Welfare Officer, Carly Barrett-Greening tel: 07850 732303. Welfare officer policies and procedures, compliment & complaints procedures can be seen on website: https://www.wessexkarate.co.uk/safeguarding

Please do not hesitate to contact Carly or Sensei Peter with any areas you may wish to discuss.