To New Members
Firstly welcome to all our new members. I hope you are settling
in and enjoying making new friends within the club, and are
starting to develop our martial arts skills.
Pre Grade Course
Sun 31st March Sun 6 March at King Charles School, Comberton
Road, Kidderminster 10.00am - 12.00 Please note that this is
for all students regardless of whether they are grading or not
but will of course help all students who are.
We will also be having a presentation handing the cheque over
A video camera will be present at the pre-grade filming out
latest YGK Promo Video so can everyone make sure they are wearing
clean ironed karate suits.
Young Gloves 1st Grading of 2019 starts week beginning 1st April
Wilden Lane School.
Grading will be at all karate venues for this week finishing
on Sat 6th.
Students are expected to arrive well before the start time and
be fully prepared having their licence, syllabus, medication,
and drink if needed.
Licences can be downloaded via our website and is your responsibility.
Parents are not permitted to stay and watch but are definitely
encouraged to come along the following week to celebrate the
Please take the time to look at the calendar that was given
out to all students or check our website as to when different
events are occurring over 2019.
The grading for all students will be at their respective training
Student / Parent Etiquette
Just a reminder, please make efforts to;
* Arrive at karate on time
* Fresh, clean ironed Karate suit with
a optional "WHITE T SHIRT" underneath.
* Sparring Kit to be brought to every
* Talking to be kept to a minimum whist
the classes are on to avoid distraction
* No overzealous encouragement - We are
all one family and this can be intimidating to others especially
* No use of bad language will be permitted
by student or parent/Guardians
* Parents are welcome to stop and watch
but not stand and coach
* Only one child at a time will be permitted
to lease the dojo for toilet breaks.
Please encourage your children to go before the lesson to avoid
Parents are not permitted to enter children's toilets under
any circumstances If you wish to help your own child then please
use the adult staff toilets.
This is to safe guard everyone.
* No Jewellery is allowed - newly pierced
ears can be covered with tape.
Twice a Week
From Green Belt I recommend training twice a week. This will
allow us to help you develop at the required rate to be ready
for upcoming grades and for fill your full potential as a quality
Contact me for options as to the right classes to suit your
From Green belt all students should have their own YGK sparring
For health and safety no other types of equipment will be allowed
to be used whilst in the dojo or in competition.
Sensei Justin Thomas 5th Dan