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The Honbu’s Seventh Birthday Celebrations Are a Big Hit

Fri 16 Oct '15, 20:25
By Paul Hacker
The Honbu’s Seventh Birthday Celebrations Are a Big Hit

The Honbu, Wincanton Karate Club’s full-time training centre, recently celebrated its 7th birthday and received four new RDX kick bags, courtesy of Steve Lafferty from ALS Technologies.

1000 Techniques for Evie

Thu 12 Mar '15, 18:22
By Paul Hacker
1000 Techniques for Evie

Karate students from The Honbu in Wincanton are preparing to raise money for The Royal Marsden Cancer Charity on Sunday 22nd March by performing 1000 Techniques each.

A Family of Karate Experts

Mon 15 Dec '14, 12:05
By Paul Hacker
A Family of Karate Experts

Emma Gawler of The Honbu in Wincanton recently passed her 3rd Dan Karate Black Belt to join her brother, James and Father, Pat in becoming the first family to gain expert level in Washinkai Karate.

Wincanton Karate Clubs Longest Serving Student Promoted

Fri 20 Jun '14, 17:57
By Paul Hacker
Wincanton Karate Clubs Longest Serving Student Promoted

A student who has attended Wincanton Karate Club for almost 18 years has been promoted to 4th Dan after a successful grading by Sensei Chris Thompson (8th Dan).

The Honbu Celebrates its 5th Anniversary

Wed 2 Oct '13, 11:04
By Paul Hacker
The Honbu Celebrates its 5th Anniversary

The Honbu, home of Wincanton Karate club, has been described as "One of the best dojos I've ever visited" by the creator of Washinkai Karate, Sensei Chris Thompson (8th Dan) during a visit to mark its 5th Anniversary.

Record Breaking at Wincanton Karate Club

Thu 23 May '13, 13:59
By Paul Hacker
Record Breaking at Wincanton Karate Club

Wincanton Karate Club at The Honbu has seen its youngest ever person receive their first belt, with four-year-old Ellen Moore gaining her orange belt.

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