The Motivation and Mental Toughness workshop will be held on the 14th September 2007 at the Jurys Inn Glasgow from 7pm until 10pm.This workshop relates to the 3rd two year section of the S.K.G.B. Coaching Licence. All application forms have been sent to all association Chairpersons.
Mr Miller Executive Administrator received an invitation from Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth and H.R.H Prince Phillip, Duke of Edinburgh to attend a royal reception at The Palace of Holyrood in recognition for his contribution to Scottish life in the development of karate.
At the reception Mr Miller representing Scottish Karate was formally introduced to Her Majesty the Queen and the Duke of Edinburgh.
Scottish Government recognition
30th June 2007 The Chairman Mr Donald MacInnes and the Executive Administrator Mr James A Miller were invited to attend the 3rd opening of the Scottish Parliament on the 30th June. This is the first time that Scottish Karate has been invited to such a prestigious event, in recognition of the development that the Scottish Karate Governing Body has made.
Mr MacInnes represented Scottish Karate at the opening of the Parliament where he was introduced to H.R.H. Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh and Mr Miller took part in the Riding process.
Scottish Karate would like to thank Sportscotland for the nominations.
The following course has been arranged by the SKGB Refereeing Commission as part of the Commissions Development program for 2007/08.
To this end an invitation is extended to Karate Officials who currently hold a qualification as an Association Kata Judge or Kata Judge at national level to attend a development/practical assessment.
The course will be held on:
Saturday 27th October 2007. 1000hrs until 1600hrs
The venue for the course is within the Holiday Inn Edinburgh Corstorphine Edinburgh
Practical assessment along with official’s development will be assessed by Terry Pottage 7th Dan WKF Official. There will be a written exam as part of this course available to those officials who require the exam to further their refereeing qualification.
Officials should attend in full WKF uniform and have with them their SKGB “Karate Officials Record Books”.
Lunch will be provided at the event.
For any further information please contact SKGB Refereeing Commission Secretary Examination and Promotion will only be available to existing officials.
Mark McCool. 4th Dan
Secretary to the SKGB Refereeing Commission.