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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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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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Seitou Open Competition

On Sunday 24 November 7 members of the luton Higashi Karate club participated in the Seitou open karate championships held in Basildon.  Among their numbers were several members on their first outing.   First on the mats was John Hurley who performed a good kata, however progression was not to be as ...

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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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Competition: Seitou Ryu Spring Open

Excellent performances at the Seitou Ryu Spring Open.   Alexandria - silver kumite ; bronze kata Edvin - Silver kumite Ashley - bronze kumite Georgi - bronze kumite Myself - bronze kumite and surviving through Chinto in kata Nathan - no medal this time but two excellent bouts of kumite John ...

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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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