Merry Christmas to you All

Hello folks. As you can see, some of the members of the Buntingford Karate Club have entered into the Christmas spirit (I have to teach this lot!)(If you can’t beat ’em, join ’em!). Unfortunately, due to sickness and work commitments not all of the club members are here, but they all join me in wishing you a very Merry Christmas […]

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Sam and Owen get their Last Brown Belts

Hi All. Last night at the Buntingford Karate Club Sam and Owen went for their 1st Kyu (Brown belt with 2 white stripes) grading. The grading starts with some kick-bag work and then moves on to basics, then kata, then various forms of one-step sparring, then there is self-defence and finally a terminology test. They both excelled at the kick-bag […]

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Tara and Phillipe get Green

Hi Folks. On Tuesday 1st October Tara and Phillipe went for their Green belts with the Buntingford Karate Club. This was a good grading with only a couple of silly mistakes that I put down to nerves! However, when asked to repeat the part where they had gone wrong they both corrected what they had slipped up on, showing that […]

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The Lee Boys get their belts

Hi Folks. Well here are the Father and Son team of Peter and Freddie and, as you can see, they are proudly wearing their new belts. Both students turned in an excellent performance at their grading at the Buntingford Karate Club, and I am sure that they are going to progress very well through their forthcoming grades. Well done guys. […]

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Closure for 1 Night coming up on 18/7/19

To all members of the Buntingford Karate Club – Sorry but the club will be closed on the evening of Thursday 18th July as it is the School Leavers barbecue and party that night. As we normally train with the windows and doors open the noise and barbecue smoke from right outside makes it near impossible to concentrate and train […]

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Goodbye Harry (for now).

Hi Folks. Last week Harry came along to what might be his last training session with us for quite a while. Harry joined the Buntingford Karate Club as a white belt when he was still at school (and when he was considerably shorter than what he is now) and it was my pleasure to eventually grade him to Black Belt. […]

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A New Clutch of Belts

Hi Folks. Sorry there has not been a blog of late from the Buntingford Karate Club but apparently there was a problem with the server. Our Rick (who understands these things) has now sorted it out – so I can talk to to you again! Yes, we’ve had some more gradings. This time for Peter and his son, Freddie, who […]

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Martha gets her 2nd Kyu

Hi Folks. Martha joined the Buntingford Karate Club with her two brothers (one older (Brogan) and one younger (Charlie)) a few months ago when their karate club closed down. She had obtained Brown belt 3rd Kyu under her old instructor but I wanted to improve her standard before she took a grading with us. Martha and her brothers have been […]

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