Kyu Grading – Dan Grade Promotion

KYU GRADE COURSE & GRADING
Sunday 4th November saw the WBK hold the last Kyu Grading of 2018. once again, we congratulate everyone who took part in the course, grading and Senior grade course.
Well done to everyone who passed their grade examination.

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SENIOR DAN GRADE PROMOTION – Danny Flynn 4th Dan
During the Kyu Grading, held on 4th November, WBK Chief Instructor Percy Brown, on behalf of the WBK EXEC, presented Danny Flynn with a certificate confirming his promotion to 4th Dan.
Danny, who trains with us at our Baglan Dojo, is a well respected Karate-Ka whose dedication, commitment and loyalty to the WBK deserves recognition.
Danny is pictured here with Baglan club mates, Darren Williams, Pat Gallagher, Nat Gallagher and Assoc Head, Percy Brown.

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Dan Grading Sept 30th

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Sunday September 30th saw the 2018 WBK Dan Grading take place at our Cwmafan Club.
Prior to the start of the Grading, the WBK Dan Grade Examiners presented Jordan Hopkins and Anthony Bridge, two exceptional Karate-Ka, with their 4th Dan Grade.
The Grading itself was of a very high standard and we would like to congratulate all of the students on passing the examination.

1st Dan: Daniel Howard, Ruby Davies, Kira Davies, Isabelle O’Leary, Matilda O’Leary, Mark O’Leary & Brian Davies.
2nd Dan: Gareth Thomas, Josh Dwyer & Harrison Williams.
3rd Dan: Tom Barnes

Dan Grade Examiners: Percy Brown 7th Dan, Nigel Taylor 6th Dan, Paul Bridge 6th Dan, Mark Coleman 4th Dan & Jordan Hopkins 4th Dan

Brown Belts

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Congratulations to all those who passed their Brown belt gradings earlier today.
Another step closer to your Black belt.
Well done.

Dan grade venue change

IMPORTANT NOTICE

THE DAN GRADING WILL NOW TAKE PLACE IN CWMAVON DOJO INSTEAD OF BAGLAN.
THE DATE REMAINS THE SAME : SUNDAY 30th September.
10am start. Doors open at 9.15am

Assessment / Course Info

There will be another assessment for those attempting their Dan grade this September.
Friday 14th September in BAGLAN dojo, 7pm start.
Normal dojo fee applies.

Week long Dan grade course:
Monday 24th September
BAGLAN dojo. 7.30 – 9.00pm

Tuesday 25th September
GILFACH GOCH dojo. 7.00 – 8.00pm

Wednesday 26th September
NEATH dojo. 6.00 – 7.30pm

Thursday 27th September
CWMAVON dojo. 7.30 – 8.30pm

Friday 28th September
BAGLAN dojo. 7.00 – 8.30pm.

The Dan grading will take place on Sunday 30th September in BAGLAN dojo.
Doors open 9.30am for a 10am start

Dates Reminder

Dan grade assessment:
Friday 24th August at BAGLAN dojo 7pm start.
Normal dojo fee applies.
The grading panel will decide if there will be another assessment after this one. All will be notified if there is.

Brown belt grading:
Saturday 22nd September in CWMAVON dojo 10am start.
Could club instructors with students grading please have all the paperwork in by Thursday at the latest.

Dan grading week long course:
Awaiting confirmation for 2 of the nights. Will let everyone know as soon as possible.

Dan grading:
Sunday 30th September in BAGLAN dojo. Doors open at 9.30am for a 10am start.

Dan Grade Assessment

The details for the Dan grade assessment are as follows:

Friday 24th August in BAGLAN dojo. 7pm start. Normal dojo fees apply.
This will be approximately 5 weeks before the grading and if necessary another assessment will be held closer to the Dan Grading.

Please note that passing the Assessment is not a guarantee of passing the Grading. It is just a step further towards attempting your Grading.

Kyu Grading July 8th

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Well done to everyone who passed their Kyu Gradings yesyerday. Excellent effort by everyone in a very warm Dojo.☀☀
Terrific turnout from the senior grades for the course.
Looking forward to seeing the Dan Grade candidates continue their journey towards earning their Black belts at next weekends course in Baglan.

Course/Grading Info

For those students attempting their Dan grade this September :

BLOCKS COURSE in Cwmavon dojo on Saturday 23rd June 10am start.
£5 fee
BASICS / RENRAKUWAZA. COURSE in BAGLAN dojo on Sunday 15th July 10am start.
£5 fee

Sunday 8th July is the Association Kyu gradings.
9.30 – 11.30am in Neath

 

Gold at RN Championships

Huge Congratulations to Becky Hole on winning Gold at the Royal Navy Karate Championships held earlier this week in Portsmouth.

Well done Becks

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