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Judging Panel: John Hurley (5th Dan), Alex Buxton (3rd Dan) This was a large grading with almost 20 hopefuls.  The standard was …

Gio and Darren Red Belts

Judging Panel: John Hurley (5th Dan) This was a mini grading. The instructors were very happy with the standard of the students …

Judging Panel: John Hurley (5th Dan), Jeff Archer (1st Dan) This was a smaller grading to finish the year off. The instructors …

It was great to have our Kids Christmas Party again as we had to cancel it last year (we aren’t the Prime …

Luton Karate Competition Team

On the 21 November 7 members of the Higashi Karate club travelled to Essex for a karate tournament. This meant a very …

Judging Panel: John Hurley (5th Dan), Alex Buxton (3rd Dan)   We were delighted to be able to conduct our first class …

As is tradition, club members old and new were invited to Sensei John Hurley’s Birthday BBQ.  The weather was good as we …

There was a great turn out for the Peter Spanton Memorial course in Ware, Hertfordshire on Saturday 21st August. Over 60 karateka …

Luton Karate Grading Group

Judging Panel: John Hurley (5th Dan), Eugene Smith (3rd Dan), Alex Buxton (3rd Dan)   Due to the lockdown, this was our …

Luton Karate

The Junior Christmas party has been steadily growing over the years which is a great sign as more children join the club …

Sifu Rob Simpson

On Sunday 8th December Sifu Rob Simpson was once again welcomed into the Luton Higashi Dojo to continue the annual tradition of …

Grading

Judging Panel: John Hurley (5th Dan), Alex Buxton (3rd Dan), Jeff Archer (1st Dan)   We had another small grading to round …

On Sunday 24 November 7 members of the luton Higashi Karate club participated in the Seitou open karate championships held in Basildon.  …

Luton Karate Grading

Grading

Judging Panel: John Hurley (5th Dan), Alex Buxton (3rd Dan)   We had a small grading which included some students taking their …

Dona Spahija

Congratulations to Eugene and Dona on their gradings after a kata course led by Sensei Peter Spanton (9th Dan).   They grading …

Judging Panel: John Hurley (5th Dan), Alex Buxton (3rd Dan), Jeff Archer (1st Dan)   This was another large grading with 13 …

Seitou Ryu Spring Open

Excellent performances at the Seitou Ryu Spring Open.   Alexandria – silver kumite ; bronze kata Edvin – Silver kumite Ashley – …

Steve Reynolds Seminar

Luton Higashi were proud to welcome Steve Reynolds into the dojo for a seminar on Muay Thai and self-defence.   Steve has …

This was my second competition with Luton Higashi and despite the slight overcrowding of the hall, it turned out to be a …

Luton Karate Student 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 …

Luton Karate Kids Party

The Junior Christmas party was very well attended this year with 17 children that were all very excited about having pizza and …

Luton Karate Grading

Grading

Judging Panel: John Hurley (5th Dan), Alex Buxton (3rd Dan)   Our last grading of the year was pretty large with 10 …

Luton Karate Competition

A small team from Luton Higashi competed in the SRK Winter Championships. It was Edvin, Ashley and Alexandria’s first time. Liridona was …

Luton Karate Grading

Grading

Judging Panel: John Hurley (5th Dan), Alex Buxton (3rd Dan), Jeff Archer (1st Dan)   This was a lower belt grading and …

On 1 July two members of the Luton Higashi karate club joined up to 1,000 other competitors at a karate competition held …

A new year and another eventful week at Ogwen with Liridona Spahija, John Hurley and Jeff Archer. Honestly I had a few …

Grading

Judging Panel: John Hurley (5th Dan), Alex Buxton (3rd Dan), Jeff Archer (1st Dan)   This was another large grading with a …

Liridona Spahija

January 2018 saw our very own Liridona Spahija attend her very first competition in Leicester at the EKF Kyu Grade Championships. This …

The Lunatics’ and guests met again to celebrate making it through to the end of the year! We had a great dinner …

The party had to be put back a week due to the heavy snow the previous Sunday but 9 of the juniors …