Students rise to the challenge at latest grading

PUBLISHED: 14:19 21 June 2017 | UPDATED: 08:51 30 June 2017

Weston Karate Club.

Weston Karate Club.

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Weston Karate Club students rose to the challenge at the club’s latest grading held @Worle.

@WORLE was the venue for Weston Karate Club’s latest grading. While most people were on the beach enjoying the air day, the students were rising to the challenge.

As usual, the students get up in groups of up to six at a time to demonstrate their knowledge to the grading panel. A couple of parents seemed to enjoy displaying excellent controlled aggression techniques towards each other during their kumite (pair work) section.

Karate is not just about fighting or keeping fit, it brings out an individuals confidence, teaches respect for each other and helps people of all ages understand that helping others and working together is essential in our modern society.

Although karate is an individual activity and grades are awarded on this basis, it is also imperative that students can work as a group.

The club often gives out an extra prize or merit on gradings and on this occasion two were given out in the junior grading.

One was awarded to Kaiden Jenkins for his marked improvement and determination to succeed and one to Weronika Hatcher for selflessly taking time to comfort another student who was overcome with nerves.

Karate is not just for adults, but ideal for all members of a family. The club is currently offering a two week free trial for all new students and discounts on family groups over three people. Also due to the recent surge in popularity at Hutton Moor, Weston Karate Club has expanded to @WORLE.

For more details, contact Kevin or Michelle on 01934 624713 or email westonkarateclub@hotmail.co.uk / fb westonkarateclub


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