Grading success & Bill’s Day Competition


Today saw the latest kyu grading in the Bath-Bristol area followed by the annual children’s competition held in memory of Sensei Bill Winfield. The day was presided over by Sensei Bob Poynton, 8th Dan. There was a great turn out from all of the clubs in the area with 73 people training with Sensei Poynton and 52 people grading. There were also 22 children competing at Bills Day.

Congratulations to the following members of Bath Karate who successfully graded:

9th Kyu: Islam Elbadawy

8th Kyu: Momen Elbadalwy

7th Kyu: Alex Martin, Adrien Espinasse

6th Kyu: Nancy Richardson

5th Kyu: Adam Mutlow, Sam Daly 5th Kyu, Ben Hardy 5th Kyu

3rd Kyu: Jack Frith

2nd Kyu: Paul Gamble

1st Kyu, Adam Winchester


Bill’s Day Competition Results

Kumite 7th Kyu and Below: 1st Harry Lee; 2nd Dylan Mateer

Kumite 6th Kyu and Above: 1ST Tyler Templer; 2nd Allister Hanlon

Kata 7th Kyu and Below: 1st Dylan Mateer; 2nd Quaid Bennett

Kata 6th Kyu and Above: 1st Archie Newbury; 2nd Alistair Hanlon

Student of the day: Dylan Mateer

Thanks to everyone who trained, graded, competed, refereed and supported the event. Thanks also to Sensei Poynton for spending the day with us.