Tara gets her Yellow Belt

Hi All. Last night (Tuesday) Tara took her first belt – 9th Kyu, Yellow. The judging panel of the Buntingford Karate Club were all very impressed with her ability to keep her core and her level top line. By this I mean that when she moves her head remains at a constant level. This due to being able to control […]

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Sensei and Expertise

Hi All. A chance to blow my own trumpet here…. Last week in this club I was teaching a group of students some basics, in this case it was Yoko Geri Keage, the side snapping kick, when I noticed that some (not all) of the students were not doing what I was instructing them to do. It was to do […]

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Jaycee Gets her Yellow Belt

Hi Folks. It was good news for Jaycee at her recent grading with the Buntingford Karate Club because she put in an excellent grading and passed easily. Jaycee is a member of the Fighting Duncan family (together with Dad Rick and Brother Kyler – both of whom have featured in these blogs in the past). For a first grading Jaycee […]

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New Brown Belts

Hi All. At another recent grading at the Buntingford Karate Club, Students Owen (on the right of the picture) and Sam (on the left) went for their Brown belt (3rd Kyu) and Purple/White (4th Kyu) respectively. Owen is the younger of the two and he showed a strength, maturity and understanding of his chosen martial art beyond his teenage years. […]

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Phillipe Gets His Yellow Belt

HI Folks. Here is one of the Buntingford Karate Club’s newest members, proving that Karate is not just for young whipper-snappers! Phillipe trains very regularly and has picked up the fundamentals of Karate very quickly. He is a man who listens to everything that is told to him and he takes it in and learns it. At his first grading […]

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HAPPY NEW YEAR!

Hi Folks! Just to wish you a Happy New Year and to hope that you all had a very Merry Christmas. At our last two training sessions at the Buntingford Karate Club we took our usual Manic Christmas photos….so here they are. I wonder how Father Christmas and his Reindeer got in there?  Sensei Bill.  

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JAPAN

Hi All, sorry once again for not blogging that often, but as it is that time of year for running about like a mad thing I haven’t had time. Add to that the fact that Sue and I had a trip to Japan in November and you can see how difficult things got…. However, yes we went to Japan. I […]

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Kyler gets his Purple Belt

Hi Folks. I had Kyler at the Buntingford Karate Club on Thursday 26th October for a solo run at his 5th Kyu (Purple) belt. Kyler is an astounding young lad. Ever since he joined us he has mixed in with all of the other students, children and adults alike. He is helpful and willing, polite and enthusiastic. He trains hard […]

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HAVE YOU JUST RECEIVED ONE OF THESE?

Hi Folks. In addition to my last Blog in which I advertise for new beginners, members of the Buntingford Karate Club are putting fliers through front doors. If you have received one of these fliers and you have even the faintest inkling that you might like to join what I consider to be the best Karate Club in Buntingford then […]

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