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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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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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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