CLASSES ARE BACK!

posted 1 Sep 2020, 07:22 by Sim Hadlow

September 1st is finally here and classes are restarting today. Please check your email (and possibly junk!) for your class times, venues and Covid rules. Check on the website for all venues and class times. Training will be Covid restricted so please social distance when you come to class and make sure to bring your sparring feet and hand guards for any pad work.

Girls Who Kick - Orpington 2020

posted 10 Mar 2020, 03:42 by Sim Hadlow   [ updated 10 Mar 2020, 03:43 ]

Congratulations to Girls Who Kick for the fantastic 1st anniversary celebration.
Lots of fun, enthusiasm and inspiration. Great to see all the GWK ambassadors in attendance. And, because it was a birthday celebration, of course there was cake too!

Master Suska Seminar - Feb 2020

posted 9 Feb 2020, 23:48 by Sim Hadlow   [ updated 9 Feb 2020, 23:50 ]

A great turnout from Oaks to the Master Suska seminar over the weekend. All were put through their paces by the 6 times world champion.

BIG BASH 20

posted 3 Feb 2020, 12:58 by Sim Hadlow

BIG BASH 20 was a great success. Fantastic to see so many students competing and making friends. Lots of good sportsmanship and positive attitudes on show. Thanks to everyone who competed and a special thanks to all our hard working officials who made the day run so smoothly. Looking forward to BB21!

Grading - January 2020

posted 27 Jan 2020, 05:29 by Sim Hadlow


Grading - December 2019

posted 3 Dec 2019, 04:01 by Sim Hadlow


British Open 2019

posted 26 Nov 2019, 06:05 by Sim Hadlow   [ updated 26 Nov 2019, 06:43 ]

Congratulations to everyone who took part in the British Open 2019. Also a huge thank you to the Coaches, Umpires and helpers for putting in a massive effort on the day. Below are results but the best result is always the experience!
Sparring Gold 
- Alex - British Champion at age 6!
Sparring Silver
- Amelia 
- Noah H
- Genevieve
Sparring Bronze 
- Ben
- Hannah
- Archie
- Leanne
- Dana
Patterns Bronze
- Vicky
- Aida
- Mark
Special Technique Silver
- Lee Boy
- Genevieve
Special Technique Bronze
- Aida

UK OPEN 2019

posted 20 Nov 2019, 04:52 by Sim Hadlow

A fantastic day of competition for Oaks at the UK Open. Results as follows:

Hannah - Gold sparring, Silver patterns
Ben - Silver patterns
Ewan - Bronze sparring
Noah H - Bronze special technique
Minuki - Silver patterns
Theo - Bronze sparring
Amelia - Silver sparring
Amelia Rose - Bronze sparring
Phoebe - Bronze sparring
Lexie - Gold sparring
Alex - Gold special technique
Lizzie - Silver sparring

Thanks to all the coaches and helpers for making it a great day.


Oaks Black Belt Grading - November 2019

posted 4 Nov 2019, 02:08 by Sim Hadlow   [ updated 4 Nov 2019, 03:32 ]

Congratulations to 4 new Black Belts and 2 new 2nd degrees at Oaks Martial Arts!
Passing to 1st Dan are: Aida Chang, Mark Chang, Tony Burrows and Imogen Rands-Webb.
Passing to 2nd Dan are: Tyler Lacey and Noah Whitlock.

Girls Who Kick seminar - Edenbridge Oct 2019

posted 28 Oct 2019, 01:59 by Sim Hadlow

Edenbridge were very excited to host the third Girls Who Kick seminar, ITF England's initiative to get more females involved in Taekwon-Do. Special guest Master Lisa Pitman gave a master class in breaking in addition to sessions run by the GWK ambassadors. 

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