Grading December 2018

This week saw a large grading taking place at BKO. Syudents from Ninjas to black belts were trying out .

We started on Saturday with the kids going through their paces and showing their sparring and technical drills

The adults came along in the afternoon and after 6 hours of Drills, 3minute rounds of bagwork and focus pads, footwork, sparring disciplines etc the first part was completed.

On Thursday everyone met up again for teh sparring element. all pupils did 20+ rounds of sparring including light contact and full contact.

By the end ofteh night the room was like a sauna and everyone was exhauseted but happy. Everyone received their belt, wristband and a certificate. Gradings are free at BKO

Congratulations.

 

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Beginners course January 2019

Make a great start to the new year!
BKO BEGINNERS COURSE STARTS JANUARY 9TH 2019 6-7PM 
Get fit, Have fun, Learn a great sport, defend yourself, meet new people. For men and women of all ages.
£40 for 6 weeks plus all other BKO classes free for the duration of the course. Red belt grading on completion.
Give it for Christmas.
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Beginners course January 2019

Make a great start to the new year!
BKO BEGINNERS COURSE STARTS JANUARY 9TH 2019 6-7PM 
Get fit, Have fun, Learn a great sport, defend yourself, meet new people. For men and women of all ages.
£40 for 6 weeks plus all other BKO classes free for the duration of the course. Red belt grading on completion.
Give it for Christmas.
https://www.facebook.com/groups/182782375084370/

Message me to reserve a space.

Kids winter camp

This year we have the kids winter camp  from 27th-30th December.

Get the kids up and out  after Christmas. 

The camp will consist of lots of drills and sparring practice focussing on tournament work. Techniques and fitness, fun and games. Plus NERF WARS!!

It will rin from 10am-1pm every day  and costs £10 per day or £32 for all for days booked before hand

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We had four fighters representing Team GB in 6 categories in the WAKO European chamionships in Maribor this year.

Unfortunately Liz had to drop out because she became pregnant. Kat found that her two opponents had pulled out and WAKO rules are, No fight no trophy.

That left George and Rob.
George had the honour of leading the flag out in the opening ceremony
He faced a tricky Turkish fighter in the first round and looked to be settling in well scoring his backfist and front jab. The second round changed as his opponent caught up and in the third round it was close, but  the Turkish fighter won by 2 points. George was understandably gutted as he has all the skills and experience needed to beat this opponent who made the final. Sometimes these things happen and it is just not to be, but we take it, analyse it and move on.

Rob fought an Irish opponent in his semi final fight and it was a close one. Both fighters were nervous and it took extra time to seperate them. When Rob started using his round kick and pulled away by 3 points.

In the final Rob met a quick and moveable Danish fighter. Rob realxed more in this fight and his timing and reverse punch was scoring on his opponent time and again.  By the end of the fight Rob had won 13-5 and was the WAKO European Champion 2018. A great title to add to his British champions medal won earlier this year.

Congratulations Rob

 

Liz Ranked 1st in world

Liz has taken the top spot in the WAKO world rankings in the Ladies +65kg Light contact

She is also 3rd in -65kg and 9th and 10th repectively in the points categoreis

This despite the fact that she has not fought for a few months due to being pregnant!

Congratulations Liz on topping the world and on the birth of your child.

Cimac Superleague finals

The Final National tournament of the year took place in High Wycombe at the Superleage finals.

We took a large team and had a few in the running for grand champions.

There were some great fights from all our members 

Paige fought in the advanced ladies category and got a 1st, 3rd

Katrina 2nd, 3rd. Charlotte 1st. Rory 1st. Robbie 2nd. Ellis 2nd. Rossi 4th. Maggie 2nd, 4th. Liam 2nd. Szymon 3rd. Andy E 2nd. Rossi 4th. Jasmine 4th. Jake 4th.

Then it came time to find out who the Grand champions for  the league were and BKO had quite a few.

Maggie became grand champion in 3 Categories both points and light contact.

Liz. Ladies

Andy E. Mens vets

Rory. Mens inter

Page Girls advanced

Katrina Pee wee Girls

Liam Boys light con

Charlotte Girls advanced

Then to crown the year off Charlotte was announced as fighter of the year. A great accolade.
Well done team a great year competing with 270 1st 2nd and 3rd place trophies for the club .

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Little Ninjas

Our little Ninjas class is for under 5s and has been running for a couple of years now. We have had Ninjas progress to the older class and some are now competing in tournaments.
The class is based around play and games and enjoying the training with techniques and exercises. It is fun and mayhem at times, but we love it.

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D Day Watford

We took a small squad to the D day inter club at Watford. This was a tournament for maily beginners, but also some of teh experienced fighters run by Dave ryan.

D-Day Results 
Jake 3rd and 2nd
Katrina Ferioli 4th
Ben 1st and 4th
Robbie Brown 3rd
Rossi Brown 4th

Well done BKO today was exciting - Ben was awesome in his first ever fight showing great confidence. Jake not afraid of anything or anyone getting better all the time. Katrina fighting a lot better than before actually thinking about the techniques and showing better movements. Brothers Robbie and Rossi made it to 3rd place fight off with Robbie taking it away

Liz

 

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Halloween training

We had the kids Halloween training party last night. Lots of fun and spooky goings on. The gym was kitted out like a haunted house and we dis some Zombie sparring, Coffin races and many games in the dark. It was great fun and we still got some drills and exercises in. 

Booo!!

 

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