Profile: Shihan David Pickthall

 
 

Shihan David Pickthall (6th Dan)

Shihan David Pickthall started his Kyokushin career in  October 1976 at the Crawley dojo and still trains at the dojo to this day.  After retiring from Knockdown fighting in 1995 he became an official for the organisation. David was the BKK Kata coach for the 1st and 2nd World Tournaments and took over the role of Great Britain Knockdown coach in 2003 he is also a member of the Executive Committee. He has represented both Crawley and Britain at a number of competitions and levels at both a national and international. He passed Shodan in  July 1980, Nidan in  July 1982, Sandan in  August 1986, Yondon in  May 1996 and Godan 2001.

David was awarded his roukodan in Oct 2009.

Tournament Results

1979 British Team Clicker Championships - 3rd Place
1981 British Team Clicker Championships - 2nd Place
1982 British Mens Clicker Championships - 1st Place
1983 Ibutz Oyama Cup in Hungary Knockdown Lightweight 2nd Place
1983 British Knockdown Championships Middleweight - 1st Place
1984 British Team Clicker Championships - 2nd Place
1984 British Mens Clicker Championships - 3rd Place
1984 IKO 3rd World Tournament Japan- Openweight 3rd Round
1985 British Team Clicker Championships - 1st Place
1985 British Mens Clicker Championships - 1st Place
1985 British Kata Championships 1st Place
1985 British Knockdown Championships Middleweight 3rd Place
1986 British Team Clicker Championships - 1st Place
1986 British Kata Championships 1st Place
1986 British Knockdown Championships Middleweight 3rd place
1987 British Team Clicker Championships 2nd Place
1987 British Mens Clicker Championships - 1st Place
1987 British Kata Championships 1st Place
1987 IKO 4th World Tournament Japan- Openweight 2nd Round
1988 British Mens Clicker Championships - 1st Place
1988 British Kata Championships 2nd Place
1988 European Kata Championships - Switzerland - 2nd Place
1988 British Knockdown Championships Middleweight 2nd Place
1989 British Kata Championships 2nd Place
1989 English Regional Knockdown Middleweight - 3rd Place
1990 British Team Clicker Championships - 1st Place
1990 British Mens Clicker Championships - 1st Place
1990 British Kata Championships 2nd Place
1990 British Knockdown Championships Middleweight 1st Place
1990 Swiss Clicker Championships 3rd Place
1990 European Kata Championships - Germany - 2nd Place
1990 French Open Knockdown Middleweight 3rd Place
1990 British Knockdown Championships Middleweight - 1st Place
1991 British Team Clicker Championships 3rd Place
1991 British Mens Clicker Championships - 3rd Place
1991 British Kata Championships 1st Place
1991 IKO 5th World Tournament Japan- Openweight 13th Place
1992 British Team Clicker Championships - 1st Place
1992 British Kata Championships 1st Place
1992 British Knockdown Championships Middleweight 2nd Place
1993 British Kata Championships 3rd Place
1993 World Oyama European Knockdown Championships Holland - Middleweight - 1st Place
1993 All Japan Shidokan Knockdown Championships Japan - Openweight - 1st Place
1994 British Kata Championships 1st Place
1994 World Shidokan Knockdown Championships Japan - Middleweight 3rd Place
1995 British Team Clicker Championships 1st Place
1996 British Team Clicker Championships - 2nd Place
1997 British Team Clicker Championships 1st Place
1999 British Team Clicker Championships - 1st Place
2003 British Team Clicker Championships 3rd Place
2004 British Team Clicker Championships - 2nd Place
2005 British Team Clicker Championships - 1st Place
2006 British Team Clicker Championships - 3rd Place
2011 British Team Clicker Championships - 2nd Place

 
1991 5th World Tournament V Sonoda (Japan)in the 4th Round.
1984 3rd World Tournament V Doug Elliott (Fiji) in the 3rd Round.
David won Ippon Hiza Geri 44 seconds.
David lost on decision.

 


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