The 35th Annual Kyu Grades Championship is on Sunday the 15th of March at Prestatyn Sports centre.
This is a great chance to experience the competition side of KUGB karate without the presence of black belts.
There are categories for all ages and coloured belts.
If anyone wishes to enter, or would like more information please let me know. If you don;t want to compete, you can still come along and watch the action. There will be a small charge for spectators.
16 + yrs Snr Mens
1 – Ind. Kumite 1st Kyu – 3rd Kyu
2 – Ind. Kumite 4th Kyu – 7th Kyu
3 – Ippon Kumite 4th Kyu – 9tth Kyu
4 – Team Kumite 1st Kyu – 7th Kyu
5 – Snr Mens Ind. Kata All Kyu grades
16 + yrs Snr Ladies
6 – Ind. Kumite 1st Kyu – 7th Kyu
7 – Ippon Kumite 4th Kyu – 9tth Kyu
8 – Ind. Kata All Kyu grades
9 – Team Kata All Kyu grades
12-15 yrs Girls
10 – Ind. Kumite 5’3” & above 1st – 7th Kyu
11 – Ind. Kumite Below 5’3” 1st – 7th Kyu
12-15 yrs Boys
12 – Ind. Kumite 5’ 3” & above 1st – 7th Kyu
13 – Ind. Kumite Below 5’ 3” 1st – 7th Kyu
12-15 yrs Boys & Girls
14 – Ind.Kata All Kyu grades
11 yrs & below Peewee
15 – Ippon Kumite All Kyu grades
16 – Ind. Kata All Kyu grades
7 yrs & below Sprite
17 – Ippon Kumite All kyu grades
18 – Ind. Kata All kyu grades
- All Kumite competitors (excluding Ippon Kumite) MUST wear a mouthguard and KUGB approved hand mitts.
- All competitors must be in possession of a current KUGB licence.
- Normal KUGB rules will apply.
- Team Kumite = 3 men plus 1 reserve.
- Team Kata = 3 persons.
- Ippon Kumite competitors will be required to attack and defend only to the level of their grade. (minimum oi zuki jodan & chudan) – mouthguard not essential.
- Team Kata competitors may choose the same Kata for eliminations and final.
- All individual Kata eliminations will use the flag system and include all Heian Katas (including Khion Kata) up to the grade of the participants.