2022 News

Blyth first class of the year 2022
Blyth first class of the year 2022

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Cramlington first class of the year 2022
Cramlington first class of the year 2022

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Training January 2022
Training January 2022

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Blyth first class of the year 2022
Blyth first class of the year 2022

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JANUARY

Student of the Month Blyth: Liam Stead
Student of the Month Cramlington: Jack Kingsland

Best Attendance: Link

We returned to training following our Christmas break ready for the year ahead.

FEBRUARY

Student of the Month Blyth: Jessica Hurley

Student of the Month Cramlington: Oliver Potter

Best Attendance: Link

Sensei Dylan and Sensei Gemma were reselected onto the KUGB England Squad for their eleventh and ninth years respectively.

Students from the club attended the KUGB Northern Region Course with Sensei Jimmy Brennan and Sensei Frank Brennan.

Sensei Dylan and Sensei Gemma represented England in the Grand Slam, where Gemma won Kata and placed third in Kumite, and Dylan placed third in Kata.

GALLERY

James Bowart achieved his KUGB Silver Young Leaders award.

We hosted a special course at the club with Sensei John James Bruce, 5th Dan, which was very well attended.

GALLERY

KUGB Northern Region Course 2022
KUGB Northern Region Course 2022

Training with Sensei Jimmy Brennan, 8th Dan and Sensei Frank Brennan, 8th Dan

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Blyth Student of the Month February 2022 - Jessica Hurley
Blyth Student of the Month February 2022 - Jessica Hurley

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KUGB Grand Slam - February 2022
KUGB Grand Slam - February 2022

Gemma Gibson - 3rd, Senior Female Kumite

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KUGB Northern Region Course 2022
KUGB Northern Region Course 2022

Training with Sensei Jimmy Brennan, 8th Dan and Sensei Frank Brennan, 8th Dan

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Special Course with Sensei John James Bruce
Special Course with Sensei John James Bruce

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Special Course with Sensei John James Bruce
Special Course with Sensei John James Bruce

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Special Course with Sensei John James Bruce
Special Course with Sensei John James Bruce

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Special Course with Sensei John James Bruce
Special Course with Sensei John James Bruce

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MARCH

Dan Grading Cowdenbeath March 2021
Dan Grading Cowdenbeath March 2021

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Dan Grading Cowdenbeath March 2021
Dan Grading Cowdenbeath March 2021

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Club Competition
Club Competition

11 and Over Kumite

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Dan Grading Cowdenbeath March 2021
Dan Grading Cowdenbeath March 2021

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Student of the Month Blyth: Jay Crosby

Student of the Month Cramlington: Gracie Bell

Best Attendance: Link

We hosted our first club competition which was a fantastic event for our club members to gain competition experience.

RESULTS / GALLERY

Kanushanth Balachandran passed this Shodan (1st Dan Black Belt grading in Scotland), becoming the first black belt in the club in many years.

REPORT

APRIL

Student of the Month Blyth: Chelsea French

Student of the Month Cramlington: Logan Marsall

Best Attendance: Link

We hosted our first grading of the year with Sensei Garry Harford, 8th Dan.

RESULTS / GALLERY

Sensei Dylan and Sensei Gemma attended the KUGB Spring Course in Torbay.

REPORT & PHOTOS

We drew our Easter Raffle which raised £160 for the club.

Sensei Dylan passed his 4th Dan grading in Grantham with Sensei Billy Higgins, Sensei Jimmy Brennan and Sensei Frank Brennan.

Blyth Student of the Month April 2022 - Chelsea French
Blyth Student of the Month April 2022 - Chelsea French

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Cramlington Student of the Month April 2022 - Logan Marshal
Cramlington Student of the Month April 2022 - Logan Marshal

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Training with Sensei Frank Brennan at Ashington
Training with Sensei Frank Brennan at Ashington

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Blyth Student of the Month April 2022 - Chelsea French
Blyth Student of the Month April 2022 - Chelsea French

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