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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A Catch-up at the Club

Hi All. It’s been a while since I last wrote for the Buntingford Karate Club, and in that time the format for how I write my blogs has been up-dated/altered. I had to ask Rick (our resident computer wizard) how to use the new format…so here’s hoping! Four things have happened in the Buntingford Karate Club: Harrison passed to Orange […]

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RED BELTS FOR TARA AND PHILLIPE

Hi Folks. On Tuesday 5th March Tara and Phillipe took a grading for Red Belt (7th Kyu) in the Buntingford Karate Club – and passed. Both of these students are progressing very well and, despite some nerves, displayed a good grasp of the various techniques that they were tested on. Well Done! Sensei Bill.

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Black Belt (at last!) for Rick.

Hi All. A big CONGRATULATIONS to Rick for getting his Black Belt. Here at the Buntingford Karate Club there is a minimum of 12 months training for Black Belt after you receive your 1st Kyu grade (Brown with 2 white stripes). Rick should have received his Black Belt this time last year but he’s had problems with his health and […]

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