Ashington Karate Club Member Profile

Beverley Reason, 1st Dan

How old are you?


How old were you when you started Karate?


What is your current grade?

1st Dan Black Belt

How long have you trained at Ashington Karate Club?

1 year

What inspired you to start karate?

My friends went

How many hours per week do you train both in and out of the dojo?

Between 3 and 6

What is your order of preference Kihon/Kata/Kumite?

Kihon, Kumite, Kata

What is your favourite Kata?


What is your favourite kumite technique?

Kizame tsuki followed by gyaku tsuki

Who is your favourite competitor past or present?

Frank Brennan

What is your best karate moment?

Achieving my Shodan

Do you have a goal in karate?

To train regularly, achieve my instructors qualification, to learn all of the katas, and to develop my kumite and become more confident within it.

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