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Welcome to York Elite

After a very successful 2015 we are looking forward to what 2016 will bring to the club and our members. There are lots of events coming up through the club and via the KUGB including competition, guest Instructors and lots more. Keep your eye on our web pages or via our Facebook page above so you don't miss out.


England Junior Squad Selection

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Congratulations to Fraser Grice, Cayleigh McCartney, Connor Dunckley and James McNichol for their selection to the KUGB 2016 England Squad.

Everyone at the club is delighted and proud of your selection and we're looking forward to supporting you throughout the year in competition.


Annual Awards Party 2016

Our Annual Awards Party was held on Friday 15th Jan. Full details can be found under Latest News HERE


Grading and Training with Sensei John Holdsworth 6th Dan KUGB

Our last club grading was held on Sunday 20th December with Sensei Holdsworth ably supported by Sensei Julie Nicholson 6th Dan KUGB. Full details can be found HERE


Our Latest Dan Grades

York Elite were well represented at the Free Black and Brown Belt Course in Sunderland on Sunday 22nd November. After two great training classes in the morning the following York Elite Karateka graded under the watchful eye of Sensei Andy Sherry 9th Dan. 

Congratulations go to:Sunderland Nov 15

Niall McCreanor - 2nd Dan

Sam Blundell - 2nd Dan

Attila Rejto - 1st Dan

Eleanor Blundell - 1st Dan

Matthew Coatesworth - 1st Dan

Tom Howell - 1st Dan 



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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Check out the latest news on our association with York Children's University by clicking on York CU 



Events Calendar

Sat Feb 06 @10:00 - 05:00PM
KUGB Black and Brown Belt Course
Sun Feb 07 @10:00 - 05:00PM
KUGB Kata Northern Region All Grades Course & AGM
Sun Feb 28 @11:00 - 05:00PM
KUGB Grand Slam Competition

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Annual Awards Party 2016 On Friday 15th Jan 2016 we held our Annual Awards Party at the Poppleton Community Centre.…

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