After many months of Covid restrictions our dojo re-opened today and our judokas, beginners and veterans, were able to take to the mats at last. Not only that but during the closedown we added changing rooms, toilets and showers to the dojo. Let the training begin in earnest now!
Covid restrictions have been relaxed - again- and our school has re-opened. Let's hope we can stay open this time. Welcome back girls and boys.
We are delighted to report that our dojo - new improved dojo - has re-opened.We have added showers, toilets, changing rooms and store-rooms. The best news, however, is that the dojo has now been named the "Gabriel Kunda Memorial Do-jo" in hourour of our founder, the late, great Sergeant Sensei Gabby Kunda. Gabby's wife Manyando
Friday was "Civilian Day" (think 'no-uniform day in Ireland), when our students got to abandon their uniforms for a day and come to school in their newly issued'civilian' clothes! What a colourful scene! (Group photo taken from the top of the water tower!)
Best of luck to our six-strong tennis team heading off on Friday to Kalulushi for the Mike Mwambe Tennis Championship. The photo shows our team decked out in their new gear. A special good luck message to our only girl as she takes part in her first Championship playing in the U/10 category. (I don't
King Solomon Mines Gold - again!! Sables Nua judo team headed to Lusaka for the Fr. Jude McKenna / Sensei Alan Martin Tournament and the sponsors will be very proud of the Sables Nua performance. Our judokas have obviously benefitted from having a dojo and tatami of their own as they produced the best ever
- our Dojo is almost ready! Our judokas got a sneak pre-view of the Sables Nua Dojo. It's not quite ready but we're almost there; awaiting the arrival of the tatami from Ireland and Sensei Gabby Kunda from the bush and we'll be ready to roc
Happy Independence Day from all at Sables Nua, Kabwe
Today we had a visit to KNC Radio 90.3 FM to hear what a few of our kids have to say for themselves. They paid a preliminary visit today to get a feel for life in the media spotlight
Go raibh míle maith agaibh do Phríomh Oide Ó Donaile agus gach éinne i nGaelscoil Barra Naofa as seic iontach a sheoladh chughainn. Twatotela sana. Sincere thanks to all at Gaelscoil Barra Naofa in Cabra, Dublin for their most welcome support. Maith sibh.