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KUGB 49th National Championships Saturday 02nd May 2015

The KUGB National Champioships take place in Birmingham's National Indoor Arena on Saturday 02nd May 2015. Entry forms for York Elite members can be downloaded HERE and need to be submitted to Sensei McCartney at the dojo no later than Wednesday 22nd April.


Training and Grading with Sensei Harford 22nd March 2015

The latest Grading for Kyu Grades and Training Course for Senior Grades was held on 22nd March 2015 with Sensei Garry Harford, 7th Dan KUGB. More details can be found HERE


2015 KUGB England Squad

Congratulations to York Elite Karateka Fraser Grice, Cayleigh McCartney, Connor Dunckley, James McNichol and Joseph Lines who have all been selected to the KUGB England Squad for 2015.

This is a big year with the World Championships in Poland and the European Championships in Crawley, England. We wish our Squad Members every success and look forward to cheering them all the way to the podium!



The next Grading dates have also been confirmed and we are delighted that:

Sensei Frank Brennan 7th Dan on Sunday 14th June;

Sensei Garry Harford 7th Dan will be back with us on Sunday 20th September;

Sensei John Holdsworth 6th Dan and sensei Julie Nicholson on Sunday 20th December.

We are planning additional courses with Senior Instructors later in the year and will post dates and times once they are confirmed.


Adults Only Class - Thursday Evenings

We have now started an Adults Only Evening Class on Thursdays at 7pm. The class is aimed at parents and adult members who either fancy starting karate or improving their techniques. The class will be structured so all levels can benefit and it will include fitness and conditioning exercise more suited to adults than in an all-age class. For more information please ask at the dojo.



Don't forget hroughout the year to keep your eyes out for news and events on the website and our Facebook Group Page which you can access through the link above. If anyone wants to join the Facebook page or invite someone else then feel free; the more the merrier!



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