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By Admin
08 July 2018 1:35 pm
Book now to secure your space!
Book now to secure your space!
We are delighted once again to host a special seminar at with the world renowned Sensei Frank Brennan!  And booking is NOW OPEN!

The seminar takes place at Nailsea School on Sunday 29th July and will consist of two classes and a KUGB grading for those eligible.If you're not sure if you'll be eligible then check with an instructor at your next training session. 

This event is open to non-members. Running times are as follows: 
  • Venue opens: 11.30am
  • All-grade seminar: 12.00-1.30pm
  • Kyu grading: 1.30-2.30pm
  • Dan grade seminar: 3.00-4.30pm


Registrationis now open. Please note that there will be limited availability for the all-grade seminar in order to make sure that there is enough space for all of those that will attend the grading.

Those wishing to grade will need to have completed the minimum number of sessions (26 since starting or since your last grading) and must also receive permission in order to be eligible.

To register for the grading you will need to bring your red KUGB licence book, complete with up-to-date KUGB licence slip affixed inside. Register by 20th July to pay early bird prices or by the deadline of 25th July.


Payment for the course may be made in person at one of our classes or by online transfer to the club’s account (please contact us for details). 

Training and grading prices for those eligible to grade...
  • Early bird price (booked by Friday 20th July): £20 for BKA members, £25 for non-members
  • Booked by Wednesday 25th July: £25 for both members and non-members
Please note that your booking will only be taken once you bring an up-to-date KUGB licence. No exceptions. Those grading must book by Wednesday 25th July. No late bookings will be allowed.

Early bird ‘seminar only’ prices (bookings received by Friday 20th July)
  • Single seminar: £10
  • Both seminars (dan grades only): £20‚Äč
Late seminar bookings/on the door (if space)
  • Single seminar: £15
  • Both seminars (dan grades only): £25
If you have any questions about how to book, or any other questions about the event, then please get in touch by emailing