After just missing out on a medal position in the British Championships in Crystal Palace and qualifying to join the ‘British Squad’ to train with Ticky Donovan in 1987-88,
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The 2016 National Championships were always going to be different, a new venue, students who hadn't competed in a couple of years returning to competition and the atmosphere which was very much like the 1990's once again.
Our most recent Gasshuku may have rivaled the Autumn in terms of atmosphere and enthusiasm. It was a delight to train surrounded by students from clubs with which the Honbu has close ties: Queen Camel, Merriot, Milfield and, now, Cardiff University.
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