Christmas Grading Success!!

Well, what a lead up to Christmas at the Buntingford Karate Club! First of all Jake Dix graded to Brown Belt 1st Kyu (the one before Black) just two weeks ago. Then on 20th December Rick Duncan successfully graded to Yellow belt, Abi Freeman graded to Green belt, Harry Barnes graded to Purple and White, and Elisha Edwards graded to […]

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Yoga Night

In the Buntingford Karate Club I am always on the lookout for something to add to the students Martial Arts experience. Jake, who is one of our members and a Brown Belt 1st Kyu has a mother called Nikki, and Nikki teaches Yoga. I was very pleased when she agreed to give our club a special Yoga night on Tuesday and […]

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Gradings and Grappling

Hi All. Well this last Tuesday and Thursday saw two very nice events at the Buntingford Karate Club: On the Tuesday Jake Dix went for his 1st Kyu belt (the last Brown belt before Black) and after holding it all together for 45 minutes he managed to pass. Jake is not a student who is naturally gifted at Karate (like […]

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Self Defence Course

As our website explains, I also teach Self Defence courses. These are no more than 2 hours long and you do not have to be a fitness or exercise fanatic to be able to take part. They are for everyday defence against bare handed muggers and knife attacks. The course is simple but effective. Here is a picture of Ivy, a […]

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White Turns To Red X 3

So today was the day that our junior white belt members Sam, Ben and Jaydan have been training so hard for over the past months, it was grading day where those white belts would become red belts taking them into the next journey of their karate careers! As I live with Jaydan I can tell you that she has been […]

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Our Action Videos

Well, I hope that you are keeping up with the Action Videos that are now starting to appear both on the website of the Buntingford Karate Club and also on YouTube? Marcus Edwards gave me his latest work last week and I hope that our in-house computer Wizard, Rick, will be able to get this “embedded” and linked shortly for […]

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Training For Gradings

We have three white (ungraded) belts at the moment, Jayden, Ben and Sam. They are all quite keen to grade, and, as is the case with all beginners, they have all had their training evenings where they have not been up to my standard. However, they have all put in the effort and they will all be going for their gradings […]

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