Harrison gets his Yellow Belt

Harrison has been with us for a number of weeks, quietly working away at learning his karate with the Buntingford Karate Club. He joined with his Dad who recently passed his 3rd Kyu Brown Belt (see Nev and Dale pass their gradings 19/8/2018) and it is very nice to have a Father and Son combination in the club. Harrison demonstrated […]

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More successful gradings

Hi All. This Tuesday and Thursday saw Tara, Jaycee, Phillipe and Kyler taking their next belt grades at the Buntingford Karate club. Tara, Phillipe and Jaycee were all going for Orange (8th Kyu) whilst Kyler was taking his Purple and White belt (4th Kyu). It’s one of those things, that members can perform fantastically in a “normal” lesson and can […]

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Nev and Dale pass their gradings

Hi There. These two students have only recently joined the Buntingford Karate Club. Well….in Dale’s case that’s not strictly true. You see Dale joined with his father Pat a few years back and then left us because the family moved away from the area. Then, out of the blue, I get a e mail from Dale saying can he rejoin….and […]

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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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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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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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NEW CROP OF BELTS

HI Folks. I haven’t been blogging here for a while but I am back with some good news. Recently, at the Buntingford Karate Club we held a grading for three of the members: Owen, John and Sam (pictured below in that order). I am pleased to report that they all performed extremely well with Owen and John passing to Purple […]

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Ben gets Brown Belt

Hi Folks. On Tuesday 30th May Ben went for his Brown Belt (3rd Kyu) in the Buntingford Karate Club. This is a long grading as it involves (for the first time) bag work to show how accuracy and power has developed, some complicated Kihon (basics), and three katas – a compulsory Tekki Shodan, with two others picked by the examining […]

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