August Newsletter



So the Summer Holidays are in full swing! If you are going away on holiday or just staying here in sunny UK, have a great summer and make it memorable! LTK is still open for 1 week during August then we close (Sensei Lee needs a break!) Then back to it on Monday September 2nd with a month full of karate stuff! Full details below.
Happy Birthday in August to:
Lyra Chapman, Oscar Hodges-Small, Jodie Morgan, Cesca Macken, Noah Koffer, Rosie Koffer, Ben Iverson, Sophie Hudson, Callum Fielding, Adrian Pengelly, Holly Rudge, Ryan Short, Paige Thomas, Jay Flavell, Gracie-Mae Hughes, Jessica George, Thomas Jones, Owen Taylor, Luke Baker-Jones, Cornelius Wlaker. Have a great day and check your email for a LTK birthday message!
July Student of the Month:
Now that we have completed another month training we can award the student of the month at each dojo! 100% attendance, working hard, being a great partner, respectful, amongst other attributes make up the award. LTK is more than just kicking and punching! 
Congratulations to:  Ryan Short of Llanidloes / Luke Gibbs of Presteigne / Harry Cox of Weobley / Freddie Wilke of Rhayader

August Dates
The LTK training timetable at the dojo changes during August, we are open for the first week of the month then we close. Any missed classes that have been pre-paid for by standing order can be made up at any club, also the extra training session in September can also be used. 
Llanidloes Dojo - Monday August 5th 10am-2pm ALL Students
Weobley Dojo - Weds August 7th 12noon-4pm ALL Students
Rhayader Dojo - Thurs August 8th 10am-2pm ALL Students
Presteigne Dojo - Friday August 9th 10.30am-2.30pm ALL Students (Tuesday students will also join this session)
Students are welcome to come to any dojo if their date is difficult OR you can do extra training at any dojo if you wish!

Summer Book Offer 30% Off!
Just for August you can get the LTK Karate books with a massive 30% discount! The Heian Kata & Bunkai book is great for ALL LTK students, and the Ananko Kata book is a great reference for senior students! Get them both via this link LTK KATA BOOKS 30% OFF! 

Refer a Friend in SEPT get a Reward!
Do you have a friend or family member who is interested in starting Karate? Bring them along to your next lesson anytime during September! If they sign up after the trial YOU earn a REWARD! 1st referral gets you a LTK T-shirt! 2nd referral gets you a pair of Focus mitts! 3rd referral earns you a Sparring Pack!
Look out for the referral flyers at your club and earn yourself come great rewards!

Mixed Martial Arts!
We now have 2 mixed martial arts classes at Presteigne & Llanidloes. So if you always wanted to learn martial arts but Karate didn't take your fancy, come along and try mixed martial arts. You do not need to be fit, or young, just the will to turn up! Llanidloes is every Monday 7.30pm at the Sports Centre, Presteigne is every Tuesday 7pm at the Memorial Hall. LTK adult students are welcome to attend in addition to their Karate class.

Extra Training Session
These are for ALL students, ALL ages and ALL grades and put on to help you progress with your karate and will take place on  Saturday September 14th 10am-12noon. £10 at Rhayader. This session will also help cover any missed sessions during August.

Black Belts Only Session
This will be the final black belt session of the year so I hope you can all attend. This is a great opportunity for all LTK Black Belts to come together and train. Since the last black belt grading we now have a great group of LTK black belts so it would be awesome to train together! It will be 12-2pm Saturday September 14th at Rhayader. £10 (You are welcome to attend the previous 10-12 session free of charge!)
Sensei Lee Interview
I had the honour of being interviewed by WhistleKick Martial Arts recently for their podcast. You can listen to my Karate story by clicking HERE!
Lee Taylor has created the Lee Taylor Karate App for your Android smartphones and tablets. What this means is that LTK students can have video references of Karate at your fingertips! The app is updated regularly and contains videos on LTK Syllabus, Kata, Pad Drills, Seminar Footage, Dojo footage, along with other content as we continue to expand the LTK app. It is a great way to improve your karate when you are not at your club. Click HERE and download yours today for only £1.79 ! GET YOURS TODAY!
LTK YouTube Channel
If you need video references of LTK Kata  then you will find them on our YouTube channel. Click here to subscribe LTK YouTube Channel!   

Until next month!
Train Hard - Train Safe - Have FUN.