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Karate-do Federation Open Competition

This was my second competition with Luton Higashi and despite the slight overcrowding of the hall, it turned out to be a good day. Alexandria and I unfortunately did not attain any medals this time. Alexandria’s opponent was at least a head taller than her, but she didn’t let that ...

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Students of the Year 2018

At the end of the year we like to take the opportunity to recognise the students who have put the most amount of effort into their training and who have got the most out of it as well.   Congratulations to Georgi who has had a great year which ended with him ...

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Kid’s Christmas Party 2018

The Junior Christmas party was very well attended this year with 17 children that were all very excited about having pizza and ice cream.  We also had two of our most junior students attending from the Power Dragons class which is aimed at 3-5 year olds. Everyone seemed to have ...

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Grading

Judging Panel: John Hurley (5th Dan), Alex Buxton (3rd Dan)   Our last grading of the year was pretty large with 10 hopefuls ranging from students taking their first belt all the way up to brown belt.   The standard was very high with all the students showing excellent spirit. Everyone passed and performances ...

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SRK Winter Championships

A small team from Luton Higashi competed in the SRK Winter Championships. It was Edvin, Ashley and Alexandria's first time. Liridona was to add to her competition experiences and Eugene couldn't resist coming out of retirement. Again.   With 3 out of 5 members competing for the first time, Luton Higashi attained ...

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Grading

Judging Panel: John Hurley (5th Dan), Alex Buxton (3rd Dan), Jeff Archer (1st Dan)   This was a lower belt grading and all the candidates passed with good passes. They showed a lot of energy and we look forward to seeing them develop their skills.   Congratulations again to everyone who graded!                 Name   Belt Grade Pass Alexandria Smith   Red 8th Kyu 2nd Class Allegra Nugent   Red 8th Kyu 2nd Class Kayleigh ...

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Ogwen Bank 2018

A new year and another eventful week at Ogwen with Liridona Spahija, John Hurley and Jeff Archer. Honestly I had a few ideas of what to expect but what I didn’t see coming was me being delegated the nickname Jar Jar Binks! In the few days I was at Ogwen ...

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EKF Kyu Grade Championships

January 2018 saw our very own Liridona Spahija attend her very first competition in Leicester at the EKF Kyu Grade Championships. This is a competition that is only open to karate students below the level of black belt. Luckily for Donna this is a “local” event as she is now ...

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Adults’ X-Mas Party 2017

The Lunatics' and guests met again to celebrate making it through to the end of the year! We had a great dinner in a relaxed atmosphere with students past and present.   Sensei John Hurley made presentations, including giving Jeff his 40th birthday present - a katana!  

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Kids’ X-Mas Party 2017

The party had to be put back a week due to the heavy snow the previous Sunday but 9 of the juniors made it to Pizza Hut in Luton this year as well as a couple of their parents for their annual “date” as well.   After making the most of the ...

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