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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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Grading

Judging Panel: John Hurley (5th Dan), Alex Buxton (3rd Dan), Jeff Archer (1st Dan)   This was another large grading with a lot of effort and spirit shown by the students.   The standout performances were:   Ethan Kiernan who showed excellent form coupled with outstanding energy and effort. He was showing as much effort in ...

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Students of the Year 2017

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 Ethan Kiernan on winning the Junior Student of the Year award. He ...

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Annual News Letter 2017

As another year is rapidly coming to a close and 2018 looms ever closer, 2017 has been a very challenging year for the club.   This year has been a tough one for our dojo as we have had a number of high grades out due to injuries and personal/work/academic commitments which ...

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Grading

Judging Panel: John Hurley (5th Dan), Alex Buxton (3rd Dan), Jeff Archer (1st Dan)   This was a solid grading with good spirit from the grading hopefuls.   We welcome Carl Garner who assessed across from Shotokan to be awarded his Purple Belt in Higashi.   The performance of the day went to Liridona Spahija who ...

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Student of the Year

As is tradition in the Luton dojo we like to do a presentation and gift for the most improved, dedicated and motivated students.   Often this is a very difficult task choosing who should get the awards as most of our students give it their all when training. This year however was ...

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Kids’ Christmas Party

It had come to that time of year when Luton’s junior students got to celebrate Christmas with some of the clubs instructors.   With previous year’s having suffered from low attendance, (one year only one student braved it and was out-numbered by the instructors 3 – 1) this year over a dozen ...

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Grading

Judging Panel: John Hurley (5th Dan), Alex Buxton (3rd Dan), Jeff Archer (1st Dan), Simon Mills (1st Dan)   This was a predominantly lower grade grading with nine students passing.   Three students excelled and were awarded first class passes:   Stefan Varghese - going for his yellow belt, Stefan showed excellent form and determination.   Connor Walker ...

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Grading

Judging Panel: John Hurley (5th Dan), Alex Buxton (3rd Dan), Jeff Archer (1st Dan)   We had one of our larger gradings with 20 hopefuls. After the intense training building up to the recent HKK Nationals, the judges were hoping for a high standard and were not disappointed.   Many of those who scored ...

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HKK Nationals Competition 2016

The Luton Lunatics had a great time at the HKK Nationals at Brunel University. We had another strong showing with over 20 competitors.   Everyone worked hard in the months leading up to the competition with longer training sessions as well as extra sessions. We would see if it would all pay off!   The ...

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