Meet the team

Sensei Alex Rowley
Sensei Alex Rowley

Sensei Alex Rowley

Grade:

3rd Dan (Squad Captain)

Qualifications:

Level 3 Coach, Enhanced DBS Checked, EKF Accredited Coach

Details:

Alex Rowley (Squad captain/Instructor) started training with Kombat Federation from the age of seven years and has progressed to becoming a professional instructor running classes on a weekly basis.

NSPCC Child Protection in Sport course 2015
UK Coaching Safeguarding and Protecting Children in Martial Arts 2017

Alex has represented Wado kai England at the FEW European Championships held in Belgium 2016, and is a full WKE squad member.

Gold Duke of Edinburgh Awards
BTEC Level 2 in Sport (Distinction)
Level 5 Qualified FA Football Referee

Domestic Coaching
An important role is preparing students of all ages from 4 years upwards for taking part in competitions ranging from small friendly local tournaments to National Championships and domestic tournaments both in Kata and Kumite across the UK. Encouraging all abilities of students wether beginners or advanced and providing them with the opportunity to compete and build their confidence to reach their potential.

Current Training 
Trained for 11 years
Alex currently trains with Wayne Otto OBE in a weekly Kumite (Fighting) class
Alex attends the monthly squad sessions run by Wadokai England

Teaching Duties & responsibilities
Squad coach
Club Coach
Black belt coach and Mentor

Special Needs Students
i have trained many students with special needs, Dyslexia, Dyspraxia, Aspergers, Autism etc and helped them gain the confidence and self belief to pass their Black belts and excel in an individual sport.

Relevant Work Experience
Works as an FA Qualified Referee.

Tournament Experience

USA Open Championships May 09
Alex Rowley - Individual Kumite- Bronze Medal
British Four Nations Championships 2011
Alex Rowley - Team Kumite - Bronze Medal
Aiwakai Invitational Karate Championships 2012 
Alex Rowley - Individual Kata - Bronze Medal
Alex Rowley - Individual Kumite  - Bronze Medal
CEWKA Open Karate Championships 2012
5 Person Team Kumite - Alex Rowley - Silver Medal
BKF 4 Nations Championships 2013
Alex Rowley competed in Kumite
Leicester Karate Association Winter Open 2013
Alex Rowley - Individual Kumite - Silver Medal - Individual Kumite (Open) - Silver Medal
EKF National Championships 2014
Alex Rowley competed in Kumite
Aiwakai Invitational Championships 2014
Alex Rowley - Individual Kumite - Bronze Medal
Alex Rowley - Team Kumite - Silver Medal
Simon Coope Karate School Open Championships 2014
Alex Rowley - Individual Kata - Gold Medal
Alex Rowley - Team Kumite - Bronze Medal
Hei Jo Shin - Wado Kata & Kumite Championships October 2015
Alex Rowley - Individual Kumite - Silver Medal
Alex Rowley - Team Kumite - Silver Medal
Aiwakai Invitational Championships 2015
Alex Rowley - Individual Kumite - Bronze Medal
Alex Rowley - Individual Kumite (Open) - Silver Medal
43rd FEW European Championhsips, Liege, Belgium 2016
Alex fought in the kumite
44th Federation European Wadokai European Championships Italy 2017
Alex Rowley - Team Kata - Silver Medal
Alex Rowley - Individual Kumite - Bronze Medal
Alex Rowley - Team Kumite - Bronze Medal
EKF National Championships 2017
Alex Rowley - Individual Kumite
Aiwakai Championships 2017
Alex Rowley - Individual Kata - Bronze Medal
Alex Rowley/Gabriel Yoong/Kyle Semple - Team Kata - Silver Medal
Nissan Tyne & Wear Championships Sunderland 2017
Alex/Anisha - Pair Kata - Bronze Medal
Alex Rowley - Tim Heeley - Jamie Donaghy Team kata -  Bronze Medal
Alex Rowley - Individual Kumite - Bronze Medal
Alex Rowley & Co - Team Kumite - Bronze Medal

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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