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Hi All. Last night (Thursday 18th Jan) Libby went for her Green Belt (6th Kyu) and Finn went for his Purple Belt (5th Kyu) at the Buntingford Karate Club. These two are probably the most laid-back members of our club. In a way this slightly held them back when they graded, because even though their demonstration of techniques were of […]

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A Merry Christmas to you all. So, the last training dates this year at the Buntingford Karate Club were Tuesday 19th and Thursday 21st and, as you can see from the photos below of both the Tuesday and Thursday classes, we were in high spirits! Our training starts back after New Year’s Day on Thursday 4th January. Sue and I […]

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Dave Takes a Lesson

Hi All. Dave has been with the Buntingford Karate Club for many years and, unfortunately, he has recently had to have a triple hernia operation (not nice!). However, although he cannot train at the present time he did express a wish to take the club for a lesson. Knowing of his long experience at karate I was happy to allow […]

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Alastair gets his 1st Kyu

Hi All. The Buntingford Karate Club held another grading on Tuesday night, this time for Alastair. Alastair came to us as a 2nd kyu brown belt from another club. He left his old club because the instructor told him not to ask questions “just do what I tell you”. Alastair’s father, quite rightly, was appalled by this (as was I […]

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More Grading Successes

Hi All. Last night at the Buntingford Karate Club Libby took a grading to confirm her belt colour and Finn went for his next belt, 6th kyu (green). Libby came to us from another club where she had already just graded to red belt. However, their red belt was the equivalent of our orange. So, if Libby passed her belt […]

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