Taking part in competitions can be a big part of your Exeter karate life. You will find all the support and training you need to prepare you to take part. The club competes in local competitions and student competitions around the country such as the British Universities and College Sport (BUCS) Championships and the KUGB Student Championships.
Our student sessions will focus largely on preparing you for competitions and are led by our Student Coaches and BUCS medalists. Exeter University Karate Club prides itself on its competition standard having won a total of twenty-three medals in the past academic year across three competition, including four Bronzes and a Silver at BUCS.
Stay up to date with competition dates with the events calendar.
When you join the club, you will be able to register with the KUGB, which is the organisational body we grade with. You will receive a license which you will take with you to all gradings, should you wish to climb the belts. All gradings take place in Exeter, at Exeter Shotokan Karate Club in St. Thomas.
Whether you are a beginner (White belt), a Kyu grade (Colour belt) or Dan grade (Black belt), you will be able to grade with KUGB, and will receive training suitable for level.
All grading dates will be go up on the events calendar once they have been confirmed.