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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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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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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