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Guest Instructors - Tuesday 06th June 2017

We are delighted to confirm that Sensei John Bruce 5th Dan and Sensei Holly Stirling 4th Dan will be teaching at York Elite on the evening of Tuesday 06th June. Numbers will be limited for both the Advanced Class and Junior Class and full details together with registration details are available at the dojo. 

Book early to avoid disappointment!


26th March 2017 - Grading with Sensei Harford 8th Dan

Our first Grading of the year, together with a special class for 1st Kyus and Dan Grades, took place on Sunday 26th March with Sensei Garry Harford 8th Dan KUGB. Thanks to everyone who came and supported our members and special thanks to Jocelyn Leites for the wonderful cake...!

Full details can be found under our latest news section HERE

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2017 KUGB Squad Selection 

Congratulations to the following York Elite Karate club members who have been selected to the KUGB England Kunite Squad for 2017:

Fraser Grice; Cayleigh McCartney, James McNichol and Connor Dunckley.

12512614 1037156656351346 217163550282910476 nThis is a big year for the England Squad with the World Championships being held in Treviso, Italy in September 2017 and the European Championships in Portugal in November. We wish all squad members every success in competition throughout the year and especially in the lead up to the Championships.


December 2016 Grading 

Our last grading took place on Sunday 18th December with Sensei John Holdsworth 6th Dan KUGB.

Full details can be found HERE


 Adults Only Class - Thursday Evenings

We have now started an Adults Only Evening Class on Thursdays at 7pm. The class is aimed at parents and adult members who either fancy starting karate or improving their techniques. The class will be structured so all levels can benefit and it will include fitness and conditioning exercise more suited to adults than in an all-age class. For more information please ask at the dojo.



Don't forget hroughout the year to keep your eyes out for news and events on the website and our Facebook Group Page which you can access through the link above. If anyone wants to join the Facebook page or invite someone else then feel free; the more the merrier!



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