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Grading

Judging Panel: John Hurley (5th Dan), Eugene Smith (3rd Dan), Alex Buxton (3rd Dan)   Due to the lockdown, this was our fist ever Zoom grading. The students had been working hard throughout lockdown and demonstrated what the had learnt to us remotely.     They did very well and were duly awarded their belts. ...

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Kids’ X-Mas Party

The Junior Christmas party has been steadily growing over the years which is a great sign as more children join the club and get to enjoy learning karate.   Today they were enjoying their pizza and ice cream. This year, the juniors in the club were joined by more of our Power ...

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Sifu Rob Simpson Shaolin King Fu Seminar

On Sunday 8th December Sifu Rob Simpson was once again welcomed into the Luton Higashi Dojo to continue the annual tradition of him conducting his seminar on Shao Lin and giving all the grades some lessons in this that would not come up in our normal Karate sessions.   This year was ...

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Grading

Judging Panel: John Hurley (5th Dan), Alex Buxton (3rd Dan), Jeff Archer (1st Dan)   We had another small grading to round the year off. The students showed good spirit and effort and were duly awarded their new belts!   Congratulations to the students who graded!   Name Belt Grade Josh Wise- Sharp Yellow Belt 7th Kyu Jasmine Wise-Sharp Green Belt 5th Kyu Georgi Denev Purple Belt 4th Kyu  

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Grading

Judging Panel: John Hurley (5th Dan), Alex Buxton (3rd Dan)   We had a small grading which included some students taking their first grading. They quickly found out that gradings are not like ordinary lessons!   Congratulations to the students who graded!   Name Belt Grade Ethan Fisher Red Belt 8th Kyu Riley Carnell Red Belt 8th Kyu Athen Wang Yellow Belt 7th Kyu  

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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 13 hopefuls. Unlucky for some, but not for them as they all passed!   The standout performance of the day was from Jasmine who showed great poise and focus and she was duly ...

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Steve Reynolds Muay Thai Seminar

Luton Higashi were proud to welcome Steve Reynolds into the dojo for a seminar on Muay Thai and self-defence.   Steve has trained in Muay Thai for many years, has worked as a doorman and as a full-time bodyguard in the past and his classes are always interesting and informative, as well ...

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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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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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