At Rochdale Borough’s Annual Sports Awards, The DOJO was nominated for 4 awards. While it just missed out on getting the Sports Volunteer of the Year and the Club of the Year, it did get HIGHLY COMMENDED Awards for Best Sports Acheiver of the Year which went to Nathan Chan, and Sports Coach of the Year (To Sensei Irfan Ansari). This means that: 1. The DOJO is in the Top 10 Sports clubs in the Rochdale Borough 2. The DOJO is the best Martial Arts club in the Rochdale Borough (as no other was shortlisted to the finals) 3. Irfan Ansari is the best Karate/martial arts Coach in the Rochdale Borough 4. Nathan Chan in the Best Martial Arts Performer in the Rochdale Borough.
In the opinion of the Rochdale Observer, we are “thought to be the most progressive and successful club in the area” (WED 18th FEB)