Category: Training

Competition: holiday photos

Competition: holiday photos

Enter our holiday photos competition, whether you're home or away, on the beach or in your back garden!

Zoom classes 2020

Zoom classes 2020

Due to coronavirus, we stopped meeting in our Greenwich and Charlton venues for 4 months between March and July. Like other clubs, we switched to online learning. Students went from having loads of space to nowhere near enough space, learning in their living rooms and bedrooms. Also, it was largely impossible to do kumite. This … Continue reading Zoom classes 2020

Training with Sensei Cristina Finta, 5 February 2020

Training with Sensei Cristina Finta, 5 February 2020

We were pleased to welcome back Sensei Cristina Finta, 4th Dan. She has won an impressive number of medals and trophies in her competition career including several new ones since the last time she visited us, including as current KUGB kata champion! In this class she focused on how to generate kime in your karate … Continue reading Training with Sensei Cristina Finta, 5 February 2020

Training & grading with Sensei Frank Brennan, 14 November 2020

Training & grading with Sensei Frank Brennan, 14 November 2020

We are delighted to welcome back Sensei Frank Brennan, 8th Dan. to run a training course and a kyu grading for us. Sensei Brennan became grand champion of Europe by winning both senior Kata and Kumite four times! He led his team to a famous victory in 1990 by beating Japan in the final to … Continue reading Training & grading with Sensei Frank Brennan, 14 November 2020

Training & grading with Sensei Frank Brennan, 16 November 2019

Training & grading with Sensei Frank Brennan, 16 November 2019

We were delighted to host Sensei Frank Brennan, 8th Dan once again for training and grading on Saturday 16 November 2019. It was a successful day and 26 people graded. Photos are below. – Eliana, 3rd kyu (brown)– Lesley, 4th kyu (purple + white)– Elena, 4th kyu (purple + white)– Anu, 5th kyu (purple)– Sagar, … Continue reading Training & grading with Sensei Frank Brennan, 16 November 2019