Club Grading and Training with Sensei Frank Brennan 8th Dan KUGB, 12th June 2016.
Details of our latest club grading with Sensei Brennan can be found in our Latest News section or HERE
KUGB National Youth Championships 02nd July 2016
Entry forms for the upcoming National Youth Championships can be downloaded HERE.
The competition is being held in Chesterfield on Saturday 02nd July and entry forms need to be completed and submitted back to the dojo by Sunday 26th June 2016.
KUGB 50th National Championships 07th May 2016
This was a special year for the KUGB who were celebrating their 50th National Championships at the National Indoor Arena in Birmingham.
York Elite were well represented in the event and had some great performances. Congratulations go to Cayleigh McCartney who achieved a bronze in the girls under 125 kumite. The star of the show though for York Elite was Owen Dunckley who followed up his first place in the North West Open at the start of the year with a fantastic performance to clinch Gold in the boys 10-11 years old kumite.
13th March 2016 - Training and Grading with Sensei Garry Harford 8th Dan KUGB
Congratulations to the following karateka who successfully graded today with Sensei Garry Harford 8th Dan KUGB
9th Kyu – Steve Bunter, Fabiola Martin, Natalie Mellish
8th Kyu – Matthew Bunter, Paul Mellish, Carolina Odell
7th Kyu – Sadie Heslop, Tommy Power, Chandler Walsh
6th Kyu – Nakeisha Espina, Carlos Odell, Caroline Poels
5th Kyu – Joe Heslop, Chris Power, Amina Semic, John Sharpe
4th Kyu – Oliver Arnold, Daniel Crabtree, Suzanne Greening, Lucy Heslop, Tarik Semic, Arthur Sharpe, Mia Spall
3rd Kyu – Toby Holliday, Isabelle Marron, Esme Sharpe
2nd Kyu – Jocelin Leites, Maia Leites, Rachel Poels
1st Kyu – Matthew Poels
England Junior Squad Selection
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.
Our Latest Dan Grades
Congraulations to our latest Dan Grades Joshua Dagwell, Gabby Sanderson, Marcus Burgess and Constantino Odell who graded under Sensei Sherry 9th Dan and Sensei Brennan 8th Dan in Manchester on Sunday 29th May 2016 in Manchester.
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!
Check out the latest news on our association with York Children's University by clicking on York CU