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SJCET Karate Club

Objective

To promote karate-do among the students so as to achieve self-confidence, discipline in life and abandon all bad habits through well-disciplined and scientific karate training and for the formation of healthy generation both physically and mentally, hence to serve the society.

About SJCET Karate Club

True to its mission of providing holistic development to the students, SJCET is providing Shotokan Karate classes in the campus. ‘Karate-do’ means ‘empty hand method’ where the hands and legs are used as controlled weapons. Karate Club of SJCET aims at the physical and mental health, concentration and discipline of the students. The Karate classes are affiliated to Japan Karate-do Maruyoshikai Organization (SHOTOKAN – www.jkmoindia.com) recognized by Karate India Organisation and World Karate Federation. The faculty in charge of Karate club is Dr. Tomson Thomas, Associate Professor, Department of Electrical and Electronics Engineering.

SJCET Karate Club Training

The training facilities under the club include:
• Breathing Techniques
• Exercises for Flexibility, Speed and Power
• Basic Movements
• Body Strengthening Drills
• Blocking Techniques
• Hand Attacks (Punches and Strikes)
• Leg Attacks (Kicks)

• Falls and Rolls
• Throws and Locks
• Self Defence Techniques.
• Katas (Imaginary Fight and moving meditation)
• Weapons (Nunchaku, Stick etc)
• Traditional Kumite
• Sports Kumite (Fighting as per World Karate Federation Rules)

80% attendance is mandatory for appearing in the belt grading examination. The different belt grades are as follows.

Achievements of Karate Club

2023-24

Conducted a seminar on Importance of Self-defence for the first-year (2023-27 Batch) students during the Induction Programme on 12/09/2023.

Jagan S. (S1EEE, 2022-26Batch) secured Bronze medal in senior men kumite -50kg category in the South Indian Karate Championship 2023 at Jimmy George Indoor Stadium Trivandrum on 10/09/2023.

2022-23

SJCET Karate club presented a self-defence demonstration during the Women’s Day Celebrations, EVA REYNA ’23 at Einstein Hall in March 2023.

Mr. Jagan S. (S1EEE, 2022-24Batch) of SJCET represented APJAKTU in the All India Inter-university Karate Tournament 2022-23 at Atal Bihari Vajpayee Vishwavidhyalaya, Bhilaspur, Chhathisgarh from 17th to 22nd January 2023.

Mr. Jagan S. (S1EEE, 2022-26 Batch) of SJCET secured Gold Medal (Boys Kumite -50kg category) in APJAKTU Karate Championship 2022-23 at MA College of Engineering, Kothamangalam on 19/12/2022.

Mr. Savio Tomy (S5ME, 2020-24 Batch) of SJCET secured Bronze Medal (Boys Kumite -84kg category) in APJAKTU Karate Championship 2022-23 at MA College of Engineering, Kothamangalam on 19/12/2022.

SJCET Karate Team including Jagan S. (2022-26 EEE), Savio Tomy (2020-24 ME), Devika K. M. (2021-25 CS), Aravind S. Kumar (2020-24 EEE), Sharon Jose (2020-24 ME), Ashwin T. R. (2022-26 CS) and Geo Tom (2020-24 EEE) participated in the APJAKTU Karate Championship 2022-23 at MA College of Engineering, Kothamangalam on 19/12/2022.

2020-21

  • Jophin John (2014-18 ECE) secured Gold medal in Men’s Kumite +84kg category in the Kottayam District Karate Championship 2021 conducted by Kottayam District Karate Association at Kottayam.

2019-20

Jophin John (2014-18 ECE) secured Silver medal in Men’s Kumite +84kg category in the 38th State Championship 2019 conducted by Kerala Karatedo Association at Rajiv Gandhi Indoor Stadium, Cochin during 22nd to 24th November, 2019.

Tojin K. James (2016-20 ME) and Jophin John (2014-18 ECE) participated in the Kottayam District Karate Championship 2019 at AKM School, Changanaserry on 17th November, 2019. Jophin John secured Gold medal in Men’s Kumite +84kg category.2/2022.

2018-19

Tojin K. James (2016-20 ME) and Jophin John (2014-18 ECE) paticipated in the 11th Shihan Bonnie Robert’s Memorial National Open Karate Championship at Ponkunnam Town Hall on 26th December, 2018.

Tojin K. James (2016-20 ME) secured Black Belt Shodan in Shotokan Karate (Japan Karate-do Maruyoshikai Organization) during the black belt examination held at Pala, Kerala on 12th May 2018 by securing highest mark.

2017-18

  • Jophin John (2014-18 ECE) represented SJCET Karate Club in the Karate Technical Seminar by the International Chief of SHOTOKAN JKMO INDIA, Shihan Sasaki Toshiatsu (Japan) held at Pala from 26th to 28th January 2018.
  • Tojin K. James (2016-20 ME) and Jophin John (2014-18 ECE) participated in the Junior Open Karate Championship, held at St. Thomas HSS, Pala on 23 December 2017.
  • Jophin John (2014-18 ECE) participated in the Karate Kumite Seminar by Shihan Arman Emami Pakdehi (Iran) held at Neeloor from 5th to 8th December 2017.
  • Justin C. Joseph (2014-18 EEE) and Jophin John (2014-18 ECE) participated as a judge in the Interschool Karate Championship held at St. Vincent CMI Schools, Pala, Kerala on 29 September 2017.

Jophin John (2014-18 ECE) and Justin C. Joseph (2014-18 EEE) secured Black Belt Shodan in Shotokan Karate (Japan Karate-do Maruyoshikai Organization) during the black belt examination held at Pala, Kerala on 11th June 2017.

2016-17

  • SJCET Karate Team participated in the SHOTOKAN JKMO INDIA Shihan Bonnie Robert’s Memorial National Karate Championship 2017, held at Pala, Kerala on on 26th January 2017. Jophin John (2014-18 ECE) and Justin C. Joseph (2014-18 EEE) secured prizes in the Championship.
  • Emil Mani (2012-16 CS) secured Black Belt Shodan in Shotokan Karate (Japan Karatedo Maruyoshikai Organization) during the Black Belt Grading Examination held at Pala on 14th May 2016.
  • Emil Mani (2012-16 CS) represented SJCET Karate Club in the Karate Seminar by the International Chief of SHOTOKAN JKMO INDIA, Shihan Sasaki Toshiatsu (Japan) held at Pala and Ramapuram on 30th and 31st January 2016.
  • SJCET Karate Team participated in the 9th Shihan Bonnie Robert’s Memorial National Karate Championship 2015, held at Municipal Town Hall, Pala on 31st October and 1st November 2015. Emil Mani (2012-16 CS), Jophin John (2014-18 ECE), Justin Joseph (2014-18 EEE) and Ajith Shaji (2015-19 ME) secured prizes in the Championship.
  • SJCET Karate Team participated in the SHOTOKAN JKMO INDIA Zonal Karate Championship 2015, held at St. Thomas HSS Pala on 19th September 2015. Justin Joseph (2014-18 EEE) and Jophin John (2014-18 ECE) secured prizes in the Championship.
  • SJCET Karate Team participated in the 8th Shihan Bonnie Roberts Memorial National Karate Championship 2015, held at Kristu Jyothi Indoor Stadium, Changanassery on 14th and 15th February 2015.
  • SJCET Karate Team participated in the All Kerala Inter Collegiate Karate Championship 2015, held at Kottayam on 25th January 2015. Emil Mani (2012-16 CS), Rohith Raveendran (2012-16 ME), Jimmy Jose (2012-16 CS) and Midhun Jacob (2012-16 ME) secured prizes in the Championship.
  • SJCET Karate Team participated in the 7th Shihan Bonnie Roberts Memorial Indo-Srilankan Karate Championship 2013, held at Municipal Town Hall, Pala on 9th and 10th November 2013.
  • Rohith Raveendran (2012-16 ME) participated in the Kerala State Karate Championship organized by Kerala Karate Association at Chalakkudy on 29th and 30th December 2012.
  • Thejus Joby (2010-14 CS) participated and won prizes in the South Indian Karate Championship held at Kaduthuruthy on 24th and 25th November 2012.
  • SJCET Karate Team participated in the Kottayam District Karate Championship 2012 held at S.H. Junior College, Changanacherry on 13th October 2012. Thejus Joby (2010-14 CS), Srubin John Bejoy (2010-14 ME), Rohith Raveendran (2012-16 ME) and Jimmy Jose (2012-16 CS) secured prizes in the Championship.
  • SJCET Karate Team participated in the 6th Shihan Bonnie Roberts Memorial National Karate Championship 2012, held at Municipal Town Hall, Pala on 22nd and 23rd September 2012. Thejus Joby (2010-14 CS), Srubin John Bejoy (2010-14 ME), Rohith Raveendran (2012-16 ME) and Jimmy Jose (2012-16 CS) secured prizes in the Championship.
” The ultimate aim of Karate lies not in victory nor defeat, but in the perfection of the character of its participants “
  • SJCET Karate Team participated in Shihan Bonnie Roberts memorial invitational State Karate Championship at Labour India International School, Vagamon on 26th January 2010. Justin Mathew (2007-11 ECE), Peter M.A (2009-13 ECE), Vineeth C. I (2009-13 EEE), Abin Joseph (2009-13 CE), Sanu Sunny (2009-13 ME) and James Sigi Moolamattom (2009-13 ME) secured prizes in the Championship.

SJCET Karate Team participated in the SHOTOKAN JKMO INDIA Zonal Karate Championship 2016, held at St. Thomas HSS Pala on 12th October 2016. Jophin John (2014-18 ECE), Justin Joseph (2014-18 EEE), Lino Raju (2016-20 ME) and Tojin K. James (2016-20 ME) secured prizes in the Championship.

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