Obtaining your black belt in Karate is a fantastic accolade & a great feeling of success. But what happens then? Unknown to many, but there are further levels of Black belt grading that confirms your level of continued training, dedication and successes within Karate. These grading’s have a range of 1st Dan upwards. Continue reading
Dartmouth, Shotokan, Karate club attended September’s grading day in Brixham with 9th dan Sensei Sherry and again the students of the club successfully achieved their targeted grading results. Continue reading
Sunday 15th December saw the students of Dartmouth Karate Club attending their quarterly grading session in Brixham with KUGB’s 9th Dan Sensei Sherry.
Following a challenging 2 hour training session, the students were then assessed on their skills and abilities according to the KUGB grading syllabus. Continue reading
A published article from the Dartmouth Karate Club relating to the fund raising efforts in aid of Ellen Kinsella in the Dartmouth Chronicle on Friday. Our thoughts are with the Kinsella Family at this sad time of their life. Continue reading
On Sunday the 16th of June, the Dartmouth Karate club attended the KUGB grading event held at the Brixham College sports center graded by 9th dan Andy Sherry. Continue reading
On Saturday 18th May 2013, the members and supporters of Dartmouth Karate Club attended the Devon KUGB Karate Championships held at the Cranford sports center in Exmouth. The event was supported by a number of Karate Clubs across Devon along with special invitations from clubs as far afield as Taunton and Barnstaple.
Team members Jessica Brock, Adam Denley, Dan Curtis, Kain Harper, Chris Mytton & Mike Jackson from Dartmouth Karate club competed in a range of events including Kata, Sparring & Kumate which was judged by the official members of the KUGB (Karate Union of Great Britain) Continue reading
IT’S ON! 2013 Devon Karate Championships, 18th May. There are categories to suit everyone so look forward to everyone’s entries! GO GET THOSE TROPHIES! Registration forms and more information from your club instructors. It’s going to be a really exciting day!
List of Categories
- C1 Individual Kata 0-4th Kyu under 16 years of age
- C2 Individual Kata Brown and Black belt under 16 years
- C3 Team Kata All grades (3 per team) under 16 years
- C4 Ippon Kumite Under 10 years, all grades, mixed
- C5 Ippon Kumite 10-11 Years, under 5’3’’, all grades, mixed
- C6 Boys Kumite 12-15 years, under 5’3’’
- C7 Boys Kumite 12-15 years, 5’3’’ and over
- C8 Girls Kumite All grades all heights 12-15 years
- C9 Mixed Kata 0 – 4th Kyu, 16 years and over (Adult)
- C10 Mixed Kata Brown and Black Belts
- C11 Team Kata 16 years and over
- C12 Kumite male 16 – 19 years
- C13 Kumite 0 – 4th Kyu
- C14 Kumite Brown and Black Belts
- C15 Kumite All ladies
COST £4 PER EVENT (Team or individual) – Spectators-FREE (Donations gratefully received)
Register in time for your instructor to submit entries by MONDAY 12th MAY 2013 & Please ask your instructor about conditions of entry.
I’m sure you all know, but, just a little reminder about the Grading Event taking place this Sunday, 10th March, 2013 at Brixham Leisure Centre.
Gradings as usual will be taken by Sensei Andy Sherry who is now 9th Dan and will be held in the Dance Studio at the College.
The training session will start at 10am with Grading taking place shortly after. Don’t forget your Grading Books. See you there!