Dan Grade Assessment


Friday 23rd August is the Dan grade assessment in Baglan at 7pm.
Only those candidates who pass the assessment will be allowed to attempt the Dan Grading in September.

Any candidate who is unable to attend this assessment should inform their Club Instructor who will arrange an alternate date if possible.

Admin Office Email

Important: Admin Office New Email Address.

Please be advised that the Welsh Bushi-Kai Admin Office / Officer has a new email address.
New address:     wbk.karate19@gmail.com

Previous admin email was compromised and has been locked by server


Course Dates

Sunday 14th July
Basics Dan grade course for those attempting their Dan grades in September.
10am – noon in Baglan dojo
£5 fee.

Friday 23rd August
The assessment will take place tonight for all those students taking their Dan grade in September. If anyone can’t make it please inform Lizin advance.
Will all senior grades please make themselves available for the assessment.
Baglan dojo 7pm – 8.30pm.
Normal dojo fee applies.

The week long course prior to the Dan grading will be as follows:
1. Monday 16th September
Cwmavon dojo 7.30-8.30pm
2. Tuesday 17th September
Gilfach Goch dojo 7.00-8.00pm
3. Wednesday 18th September
Margam Bushi-Kai dojo 7.00-8.00pm
4. Thursday 19th September
Neath dojo 6.30-8.00pm
5. Friday 20th September
Baglan dojo 7.00-8.30pm

On Friday 20th September in Baglan Liz will collect licences and grading fees for all those attempting their Dan grade on Sunday 22nd September.
The Dan grading will take place in Baglan dojo with a 10.00am start

Kyu Grading July 7th


Congratulations to all students across the Welsh Bushi-Kai for successfully passing their Kyu Grading today. Well Done to our Brown & Black Belt candidates who had an intense course!


Brown Belt Grading info


The date of the next Brown belt grading has changed from
Cwmavon dojo. 10am start



Saturday 15th June
For all those students attempting their Dan grade later this year.
BLOCKS course in Cwmavon dojo 10am until noon. £5 fee.

Sunday 7th July
Association kyu gradings in Neath sport centre.
9.30am – 11.30am.

Sunday 14th July
RENRAKUWAZA / BASICS course in BAGLAN dojo 10am until noon. £5 fee.

The Dan grading is on Sunday 22nd September in BAGLAN dojo.

WBK Comp Parking

For those attending the WBK Tournament on Sunday please be advised that there is an Athletics event taking place on the day at the same venue.
Car parking may be restricted, please allow extra time to allow for this.

Uni Sports Award

Congratulations to Dave Jowett, 4th Dan Instructor at our Swansea Uni Club on receiving the Swansea University Sports Recognition Award.
Dave is a long serving, dedicated Karate-Ka who took over the running of the Uni Club in 2009 after the loss of Shihan Noblett.


Results: W.K.U Spring Comp

Here are the results from yesterday’s competition held in Weston, and hosted by the Western Karate Union:

From our Swansea Uni Club:
Jacob Trevena   Novice Kumite GOLD
Senior Men Team SILVER
Ebony Bansair   Novice Kumite SILVER
Feri   Ladies Kata SILVER
India James / Phillip Nichol   Pairs Kata SILVER
Morgan Bennett   Novice Kumite BRONZE

From our Cwmafan / Gilfach Clubs:
Ruby Davies   13-15 Kumite GOLD
Harrison Williams   16-17 Kumite GOLD
Nic Hole   Senior -70KG GOLD
Mackensie Aithchison   10-12 Kumite SILVER
Megan Taylor   Senior Ladies Kumite BRONZE.

Great results from a high quality event.


WBK Championships