Sensei Andy Sherry 9th Dan and Chief Instructor to the KUGB will be visiting Handbridge dojo on Thursday 19 March 2020.
There will be one training session for all grades commencing 6pm sharp until approx. 7:15pm. The Kyu grading will follow directly after the training session. The cost to grade is £10 which goes directly to Sensei Sherry. Training costs will be normal prices.
Please ensure you arrive at least 20mins before training starts and have your licences and record book ready so you can be booked in.
Any KUGB members from other clubs are very welcome to attend.
Sensei Andy Sherry 9th Dan and Chief Instructor to the KUGB will be at the club on Monday 24 February 2020 for what promises to be a fantastic evening of karate.
These sessions are open to all members and visitors.
6pm-7pm Beginners | Juniors | Intermediates
7pm – 8:30pm Intermediates | Seniors
Please make every effort to attend. You will not be disappointed. If you have not trained with Sensei Sherry before, this is a fantastic opportunity to train with your Chief Instructor and Grading Examiner.
The first training session of 2020 will be Monday 6th January 6pm – 7pm for beginners/intermediates and 7pm – 8:30pm for intermediates/advanced students. Look forward to seeing you all in the New Year. Have a very merry Christmas.
Handbridge Shotokan Karate Club is offering a free taster session for adults interested in taking up karate. The chief instructor is Sensei Mike O’Connor 7th Dan. He is one of only four 7th Dans in the KUGB and has been training for over 50 years. Mike is assisted by Sensei Dave Roberts 3rd Dan.
If you are interested, please contact Sensei Mike O’Connor on 01244 319303 or Sensei Dave Roberts on 07841 710989. Alternatively, you can just turn up on the night. Classes are 6pm-7pm every Monday and Thursday. Loose clothing such as jogging pants and tee shirts should be worn.
Congratulations to the following students who successfully graded under Sensei Sherry on 31 October 2019. Everyone put in a very strong and spirited performance and all Handbridge students gained a full pass:-
9th Kyu – Orange Belt
6th Kyu – Green Belt
5th Kyu – Purple Belt
A big thank you to our guests from Ataru and Red Triangle for attending and congratulations to Wayne Williams from Ataru on grading to 2nd Kyu, temporary.
This was another excellent session from Sensei Sherry working on detail, speed and kime. Make sure you all take note of Sensei’s comments and take these into your next sessions.
New katas to learn now so a lot of concentration will be necessary!!
Please do your utmost to attend the grading session on Thu 31 Oct even if you are not grading. There will be one training session for all starting at 6pm sharp and finishing around 7:15pm.
The grading will follow from 7:15 onwards.
Prices will be usual club prices i.e. £4 juniors, students and unemployed, £5 seniors. Usual family discounts will apply.
Members from other KUGB clubs are encouraged to attend.
Let’s make this a session to remember.