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 2 weeks during August plus an extra training session then we close (Sensei Lee needs a break!) Then back to it on Monday September 3rd with a month full of karate stuff! Full details below.
Happy Birthday in August to:
Lyra Chapman, Oscar Hodges-Small, Xander Bradbury, Jodie Morgan, Cesca Macken, Noah Koffer, Rosie Koffer, Imogen Walters, Ben Iverson, Sophie Hudson, Lucas Ebmeier, Callum Fielding, Adrian Pengelly, Ryan Short, Paige Thomas, Jay Flavell, Gracie-Mae Hughes, Jessica George, Thomas Jones, Owen Taylor. 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:  Harri Davies & Lyra Chapman of Llanidloes / Olivia Powell & Ben Rogers of Presteigne / Maddie Cross of Weobley 

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 August 11th 10am-12noon. £10 at Presteigne. Free of charge to those that have pre-paid August karate fee by standing order and need to make up lessons.

Sparring Training
Recently I have had enquiries from students at all of the clubs expressing an interest in developing their fighting/sparring skills further with a view to possibly take part in tournaments/competitions. I am happy to make this available BUT students who wish to do this must commit to the process as training for this part of Karate takes commitment as it is not a topic we can cover every week in class. Emails have been sent out to those interested and it will be on Saturday 11th August 10am-12noon. £10 at Presteigne Sports Centre.

August Dates
The LTK training timetable at the dojo changes during August, we are open for the first 2 weeks 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 August can also be used. 
Weobley Dojo - Weds August 1st and 8th 5-6pm ALL Students / CLOSED Aug 15th 22nd 29th 
Rhayader Dojo - Thurs August 2nd and 9th Normal class times / CLOSED Aug 16th 23rd 30th
Presteigne Dojo - Friday August 3rd and 10th Normal class times / CLOSED Aug 17th 24th 31st
Llanidloes Dojo - Monday August 6th and 13th 5.30-7.30pm ALL Students / CLOSED Aug 20th and 27th
Presteigne Dojo - Tuesday August 7th and 14th Normal class times / CLOSED Aug 21st and 28th 
Brendan Westwood Seminar  
For any of the LTK students 14yrs and above (any black belts) we have a mixed martial art session with the MKG UK & European Chief Instructor Brendan Westwood on Sunday 9th September at Presteigne Memorial Hall. A great session not to be missed! Flyers have gone out but full details click here Brendan Westwood Seminar

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 11am-1pm September Sunday 23rd Presteigne followed by a mixed martial art session 1-3pm that you are welcome to attend free of charge. 

LTK APP Upgrade
Lee Taylor has created the Lee Taylor Karate App for your Android smartphones and tablets and it has just had a major upgrade and re-design. What this means is that LTK students can have video references of Karate at your fingertips! The app is updated regularly and contains exclusive 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!
Summer Book Offer
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! 
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!   
2 Weeks FREE Training during SEPT 2018!
Start on any LTK programme at anytime during September 2018 and receive  2 Weeks FREE Training! We have a programme to suit everyone including Childrens Karate, Adult & Teens Karate, Mixed Martial Arts. We look forward to training with you, no experience necessary and all abilities catered for. You don't have to be great to start, but you do have to start to be great! Come along and try with a friend or pass the information on to someone you think would like to!

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 8pm at The Function Room, Presteigne is every Tuesday 7pm at the Memorial Hall. LTK adult students are welcome to attend in addition to their Karate class.

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