At the Kugatsu Karate-Do students have the opportunity to participate in the sporting / competitive aspect of karate.
Our students regularly participate in local and national karate competitions throughout the United Kingdom.
Recent events entered include:
The Commonwealth Karate Federation Championships
The British Karate Federation British (4 Nations) Championships
The British Karate Federation British International Open Championships
The Scottish Karate Governing Body Scottish Championships
The Karate Kai Scotland Championships
The Scottish International Open Karate Championships
The B.I.K.O. British Open
The Scottish Karate Grand Prix (4 events each year)
The Cumbria Open
The Meadowbank Open Kumite Championships (Juniors & Cadets)
Our students compete in both Kumite (sparring) and Kata (forms) events and regularly attend competition orientated training sessions at club, association and national level. We also arrange courses with top Coaches and Competitors.
Over the years our students have consistently achieved success at local, national and international karate competitions.
Our Chief Instructor, Shihan Graham McCann, is currently the Karate Kai Scotland Kata Coach, European Karate Federation Kata Judge and a British Karate Federation Kumite Referee.