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    Two weeks ago I posted a thread about my daughter Tanya getting selected for the England Kumite (fighting) squad. Well, I took her down to Liverpool again yesterday for the trials for the Kata squad and she was selected for that as well. So she is now a full member of the England Shotokan Karate Team. It was mixed emotions though as whilst I was down there I got a phone call to say my mother had been taken to hospital. It was a mad dash back last night to go to the hospital to see her. Over the moon for my daughter , but worried sick about my mother
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    Fantastic news about your daughter Gary.... good luck to her (Do they do Karate at the Commonwealth Games???)

    Sorry to hear about your Mum, hopefully she will get well soon mate.

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    Good and bad news eh Gary, best wishes for your mums recovery mate.

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    Chuffed for you and your daughter Gary - fingers crossed your mum is better soon as well

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    Quote Originally Posted by Jamie1979
    .....(Do they do Karate at the Commonwealth Games???)
    No mate, and I don't think it will ever be as it can't be standardised. There are that many different styles. Judo is an Olympic event because there is just Judo, no different styles, just Judo. Plus there is too much politics involved in Karate. You wouldn't believe
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    Hope your mum gets better soon mate. Try not to let it dissolve the excitement about your daughter, its a huge lifetime achievment and im sure your mum is well proud of her grand daughter too!

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    At what age do they start to try for the England trials ?

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    Quote Originally Posted by SCOTTEX
    At what age do they start to try for the England trials ?
    14 year old mate. She is 14 at the moment.
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    Good on your daughter for doing well in the trials Gary and sorry to hear about your mam hope shes well soon. Karate isnt an easy sport I know i used to do it but got problems with my hip so the kicks were becoming a problem.

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