Sensei Yvonne Doyle 5th Dan


Contact Details

rkska@outlook.com

07984 161442

http://www.rkska.com/

Personal Profile

Yvonne has practiced karate for over 45 years. She holds the grade of 5th Dan awarded by the Kase Ha Shotokan Ryu Karate Do Academy.

Yvonne is a member of the English Shotokan Academy Technical Committee.

She began training in 1975 at Huyton Karate Club (KUGB) and moved on to train at Liverpool Red Triangle where she attained her 1st Dan black belt.

In 1982 she began training with Sensei Steve Cattle at Kirkdale Karate club and attained 2nd and 3rd Dan grades prior to leaving the KUGB in 1990 to follow Steve and the way of Sensei Kase.

In May 1984(aged 16) she was personally invited by Sensei Enoeda to join the KUGB national squad.

Career

Grading Achievements

  • Awarded 1st Dan, June 1982 (Japan Karate Association).
  • Awarded 2nd Dan, May 1984 (Japan Karate Association).
  • Awarded 3rd Dan, May 1989 (Japan Karate Association).
  • Awarded 4th Dan, December 1993 (English Shotokan Academy).
  • Awarded 5th Dan, October 2013 (Kase Ha Shotokan Ryu Karate Do Academy).

Tournament Successes

Yvonne has been placed in more than 100 competitions and has won numerous National championships. She has disposed of her trophies so has provided the following from magazine/press cuttings.

  • Karate Union of Great Britain (B) National Squad member 1984 – 1988 (left the squad to start a family).
  • 1981 Shotokan Cup girls kata 2nd place.
  • 1981 British all Styles Karate Association Midland open ladies kata 2nd place.
  • 1984 European championships ladies kumite 3rd place.
  • 1984 KUGB Shotokan cup ladies kumite 2nd and junior ladies kata 3rd.
  • 1984 North midlands open ladies kumite champion.
  • 1984 KUGB National championship ladies kumite 3rd and ladies team kata 4th place.
  • 1985 Represented KUGB at the English Karate Board (EKB) National championships ladies kumite 2nd place.
  • 1985 Represented KUGB at European championships, under 21 Kata and senior kumite.
  • 1985 English Karate Association National ladies kumite champion.
  • 1986 Represented KUGB at the EKB National championships ladies kumite 3rd place.
  • 1986 All styles National ladies kumite champion of champions.
  • 1986 Northern open championships ladies kumite champion.
  • 1986 Northern open championships ladies team kata 3rd place.
  • 1986 North west open karate championships ladies team kumite champions.
  • 1986 North west open karate championships team kata 2nd place.
  • 1986 KUGB National championships ladies kumite 3rd place.
  • 1988 Northern region ladies kata champion.
  • 1993 Butokukai Nationals ladies kata 2nd place.
  • 1993 Butokukai Nationals ladies kumite champion.
  • 1994 Butokukai Nationals ladies kumite champion.
  • 1995 Butokukai Nationals ladies kumite champion.