Torbay 2012

Graham Hunt, Karen Owen, John Booth, Steven Bailey, Lorna Meikle, Lloyd Birt, Sensei Terry O’Neil, Alex Cheung, Matthew Foster, Paul James, Poppy, Toni James

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March 2012 Grading

Left to right: Holly Thomas, Kerry Lyn Thomas, Lowri Scott, Natasha Archer, Lorna Meikle, Sophie Bradley, Toni James, Jenna Welfare, Christopher Roberts, Millie Hore, Alex Cheung, Mark Reading, Sophie Eve Evans, Sensei Bob Poynton, Katharina Hoene, Graham Hunt, Callum Bain, Dan Baker, Colin Ferguson, Matthew Foster, Ffion Ducket, Paul James, Steven Bailey, Meleri Pryse, Ceri Scott, Rosie Reading, three from Tregaron Karate Club and Nathan Gale

CHAMPION! – KUGB Student Champs!

What an excellent result, with 15 medals there’s almost too many to mention!
Special congrats to Rosie for winning the ladies kumite! And to Matt Foster for getting silver in the junior kata. Massive bunch of bronze medals to Rosie, Kat, Kate, Karen, Graham, Tim, Kerry (4 medals!). Tyrone and Steve performed well in some tough categories.

Torbay – Train with the Champions 2011

Having returned fitter, stronger and with more karate knowledge than they left with! It’s great to be back – we’re all looking forward to doing it again next year now!

Kata tournament on Thursday went well….

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North West Open 2011

Congratulations to everyone who competed at the North West Open! Well done to Steven Bailey, Anya Edwardes, Rosie Reading, Meleri Pryse and Colin Ferguson who, along with 9 of our University Club members, all competed at the North West Open in Atherton. A special congratulations to:
Meleri Pryse who won Gold in Five Step Kumite, Gold in Ippon Kumite and Bronze in Ladies Kumite;
Anya Edwardes who won Silver in Five Step Kumite and Silver in Ippon Kumite; and
Our University Team Kata made up of Tyrone Robinson, Timothy Hudson and Kerry Thomas, who won 4th place in the Mixed Team Kata event.

Welsh Squad Selections 2011

Congratulations and well done to those who tried out for the KUGB Welsh Squad selections in January.  Selections were as follows:  Kerry Lyn Thomas – Kata Squad.  Steven Bailey – Kata Squad.  Meleri Pryse – Kata Squad and Kumite Squad.  Graham Hunt (University) – Kata Squad and Kumite Squad.  All have trained particularly hard leading up to the selections and showed considerable skill and martial attitude.

Student Champs

Congratulations to the Uni team for performing so well at the KUGB Student Championships. Alex, Tyrone and Graham brought home 1st place in the Team Kata with Ciaran, Tim and Kerry coming 2nd. Ciaran then went on to win the brown belt Kata event too. Fantastic result guys!