SKGB National Team Selection

Senior Europeans May 2022

Under 21/Junior/Cadet Europeans June 2022

Dear All,

Many thanks to everyone that applied for selection for the championships. It is very positive for us to see such a great input from you all, thanks again.

 Please see the selected athletes attached.

 We look forward to working towards these events with the athletes selected and continuing to work with all other athletes attending National Squad Training.

 Congratulations to all selected athletes.

 Best Regards

SKGB Performance Team

Many thanks to your members that supported the recent Paul Newby event, this has made just under £1000 for the National Team.

 Our next elite seminar will be held on Saturday 4th June with 9 times World & European Champion Wayne Otto.  

Please click the link below to register and pay for this event.

Once again, all proceeds will go direct to the Scottish National Team. 

Please click here to register:

 Your continued support is much appreciated.

 Best Regards

SKGB Performance team

 It is with great sadness we inform you of the passing of Bobby Morton, he sadly passed away earlier today (Wednesday 8th September) after a battle with cancer. Bobby was a long serving member of the SKGB and over the last few years had led our events team by organising some wonderful events for both the SKGB and the BKF. 

Bobby, You will be greatly missed by many. 

We send our condolences to his family, friends, students and everyone that knew him.

RIP Bobby Morton.


Best Regards

Paul Giannandrea SKGB Chairman

SKGB Board of Directors

SKGB Coaching Licence and PVG applications

 From the 30th June Disclosure Scotland will not accept paper PVG applications. Prior to the 30th June applicants had an SKGB application and a Disclosure Scotland application to complete.

 As from 1st August 2021 the SKGB and PVG form will be one application to be sent to the SKGB office with the required documentation and payment. The SKGB office will then complete and submit an electronic application to Disclosure Scotland.

Details have been e-mail to all SKGB association chairpersons.


The SKGB office have restarted processing new PVG applications and Existing PVG Scheme Member Applications. Please contact your association Chairperson for application forms.

SKGB Achievement


CHILDREN1st have informed the SKGB that we have now reached 100% compliance with the Standards in Child Wellbeing and Protection in Sport as agreed with Sportscotland and CHILDREN1st.

The following athletes have been selected to represent the SKGB at the forthcoming 2020 Junior and Senior European Championships.

Congratulations from all at the SKGB

Junior European Team - Hungary

• Niamh McGregor - CEK
• Kori Fital - CEK
• Eilidh Poole - JKS
• Daniel Lyons - CEK
• Ben Woods - JKS
• Matthew Pratt - Sakai
• Billie Ross - JKS
• Dana Purves - SKF
• Holly Buchanan - SKF
• Jacob Smart - SKF
• Louis Gallaso - Shitokai Scotland
• Rhys Hartley - ASKF
• Amy Pollard - Shitokai Scotland
• Niamh Junner - Shitokai Scotland
• Matthew Miller - Yamakai
• Jamie Sinclair - JKS
• Lewis Simpson - JKS
• Matthew Chalk - Shitokai Scotland
• Aria Pascual - JKS
• Alex Marshall - Shitokai Scotland
• Emma Ruthven - Shitokai Scotland
• Aeron Greenland - Shitokai Scotland

Senior European Team - Baku

• Amy Luke - Yamakai
• Amy Connell - Shitokai Scotland
• Greg Anderson - CEK
• Dylan Rush - Shitokai Scotland
• Niamh Junner - Shitokai Scotland
• Jordan Szafranek
• Emma Ruthven

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