The Patron of the Hull Kung Fu Organisation is
The Lord Lieutenant of the East Riding of Yorkshire the.Hon Mrs Susan Cunliffe-Lister
Honourable Members of the Hull Kung Fu Organisation are
HRH The Duke of Edinburgh
"Be like water making its way through cracks. Do not be assertive, but adjust to the object, and you shall find a way round or through it. If nothing within you stays rigid, outward things will disclose themselves" - Bruce Lee
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Hull Kung Fu visit Buckingham Palace
On Weds 22nd May 2013 three members of the Hull Kung Fu Organisation attended a Royal Garden Party at Buckingham Palace. In attendance where Laurence Newton, Sam Norman, Jay Callow, Mike McDonald along with Her Majesty the Queen, The Duke of Edinburgh, The Prince of Wales and the Duchess of Cornwall, The Duke of Cambridge, The Duke and DUchess of Gloucester and the Duke of Kent.
The.Hon Mrs Susan Cunliffe-Lister receives a Loyalty Award
The Lord Lieutenant of the East Riding of Yorkshire the.Hon Mrs Susan Cunliffe-Lister receives a Loyalty award for all the hard work that she has put in to help build the organisation.
Lord Prescott becomes a Patron of the Hull Kung Fu Organisation
Lord Prescott becomes a Patron of the Hull Kung Fu Organisation.
Vicki Beadle, Network Rail receives a Loyalty Award
Vicki Beadle accepts the Loyalty Award on behalf of the Network Rail Partnership
East Riding Council Sports Play receives a Loyalty Award
Sarah Johnson accepts the Loyalty Award on behalf of the East Riding Council Sports Play
ERVAS receives a Loyalty Award
Detty Tyler accepts the Loyalty Award on behalf of the ERVAS
Hull Samaritans receives a Loyalty Award
Ruth Youle and Les Haul accepts the Loyalty Award on behalf of the Hull Samaritans
Palm Print & Design receives a Loyalty Award
Dan Palmer accepts the Loyalty Award on behalf of the Palm Print & Design
Huge Success at the Yorkshire Kung Fu Championships
On the 21st October 2012 Hull was chosen as the venue for the Yorkshire Kung Fu Championships 2012 where many Championship Belts where won for Sparring, Chi Sao, and Forms.
Senior Instructors earn Loyalty Award for Long Service and Hard Work
SiBok Odette Mitchell
SiBok Laurence Newton
SiBok Ricky Robson
SiBok Martin Robson
Di SiFu Andy Yeomans
SiFu Jay Callow
SiFu Derek Stephens
SiFu Ifeanacho Elendu
SiFu Sam Norman
Many senior grades achieved Loyalty awards form the organisation for their extreme hardwork that they have put in over the years.
Amir Khans Good Luck Message for the Kung Fu Championships
Andy Yeomans and Rick Danforth receive a good luck message from Amir Khan regarding the Yorkshire Kung Fu Championships in October.
Hull Kung Fu Perform Demonstration at St Stephens Shopping Centre
On Sat 28th July the Hull Kung Fu Crew put on a demonstration at St Stephens Shopiing Centre Hull in order to help raise awareness for the No Messin Anti Railway Crime Scheme and also raise awareness for the Samaritans.
Sifu Sam Norman Raises Money for the Samaritans
On Sun 22nd June Sifu Sam Norman jumped out of a plane to raise money for the Hull Samaritans. Well done Sam for raising £400 for the charity.
Mike McDonald Raises Money for Dream Making for Sick Children
On the 6th July 2012 Mike McDonald completed a 10k run at Walkington to raise money for Dream Making for Sick Children. Well done Mike for raising £262 for the charity.
Hull Kung Fu Students Celebrate at Awards Night
On Fri 15th June four East Riding students celebrated their achievements after winning special medals from the Hull Kung Fu Organisation. Jared Booth, Harvey Bacon, Charlotte McIvor and Giles Therkelson-Smith where awarded medals ranging from Excellence in Attendance to Excellence in Techniques.
Sam Norman (Training and Student Development Officer) gave a 15 minute talk on the successes of the young people over the years.
The Hull Kung Fu would like to express its thanks to the East Rding Voluntary Action Service for allowing the awards to be presented as part of the VYPER awards night.
Hull Kung Fu join the Hull Jubilee Parade
On Mon 4th June and to celebrate the Queens Jubilee, Hull Kung Fu marched through the streets of Hull with the Lord Mayor. They travelled the mile route waving flags and banners as they went along. This was a great day which was supported by hundreds of members of the public
Hull Kung Fu prmote No Messin Scheme at Paint Balling
On Sat 17th March the Hull Kung Fu Crew attended a team building Paintballing session to raise awareness for the Network Rail No Messin Scheme
Hull Kung Fu run a No Messin Anti Railway Crime Event
On Sun 4th Dec Hull Kung Fu launch a No Messin training event to promote the campaign. The promotion day was in conjunction with a martial arts world legend Eli Montaigue. He taught all the students for 6 hours including many of the new free school scheme students.
Hull Kung Fu Succeed in its Free Trainee School Scheme
Hull Kung Fu have successfully launched their Free Trainee School Scheme in the Hull and East Riding area in conjunction with Network Rail and the East Riding Council of Youth Services. Hull Kung Fu will be offering a years free training, including gradings and level one coach to various schools within the Hull and East Riding area. To receive the free lessons the school involved would have to be an honourable member of our organisation.
Hull Kung Fu Promote National Stress Awareness Day
On the 2nd Nov 2011 Hull Kung Fu helped Princes Quay promote National Stress Awareness Day. Hull Kung Fu were asked to perform a Tai Chi demonstration for the public shoppers on the Harbour Deck of Princes Quay.
Hull Kung Fu Receive the Duke of York Award
The Duke of York’s Community Initiative held its annual award ceremony at the Army Foundation College in Harrogate on Tuesday 11th Oct 2011. The Duke of York visited Yorkshire to present the Awards personally to Yorkshire organisations that have transformed the lives of their community
The Duke of York initiated and continues to take a strong interest in the Award Scheme and the charities that have won awards. The essence of the Award Scheme has been summarized by the Duke as follows: “Some years ago I visited a housing estate in York, and saw what a real difference could be achieved by the community working together, identifying their own needs, and deciding for themselves the actions needed to find the answers to such needs. Today the Community Initiative which bears my name is a great success story throughout the whole of Yorkshire.”
This year 30 organisations received awards from the Duke ranging from a Kung Fu club based in Kingston upon Hull in East Yorkshire to Snappy in York which works with children with learning difficulties and disabilities to Scuba Diving for All in Ripon and Sheffield Volunteering in South Yorkshire.
Students, older people, sport, disabilities, drug rehabilitation and the homeless are just a few of the themes which demonstrate the scope and vitality of volunteering in Yorkshire.
HRH Duke of Edinburgh joins Hull Kung Fu as an Honourable Member
On Weds 5th October members of the head commitee of the Hull Kung Fu Organisation visited Buckingham Palace to present HRH Duke of Edinburgh with an Honourable Member certificate.
Hull Kung Fu Receive the Queens Award MBE
28th July 2011. Its official, Hull Kung Fu receive the Queens Award MBE for their voluntary work over the last 8 years. This is just the start of the growth of the Hull Kung Fu Empire. There are no secrets to success. It is the result of preparation, hard work and learning from failure. Trust your instinct and we will all succeed.
Hull Kung Fu Win the Network Rail 2011 Partnership Award
On the 13th July 2011 Hull Kung Fu achieved the Community Engagement Award as part of the Network Rail Partnership Awards 2011. Hull Kung Fu achieved this as part of their involvement in promoting Network Rail’s No Messin’! campaign and the fight against railway crime for the last year – running railway crime awareness days, boot camps, and advertising the No Messin’! initiative on their own website.
They have helped many ex-drug users, victims of bullying, and kids who lack confidence, to change their lives for the better, and have transformed attitudes towards railway crime.
Hull Kung Fu attend the 2011 Royal Garden Party
On the 12th July 2011 Hull Kung Fu attended one of Her Majesty The Queens Garden Parties. Members of the Royal Family that were in attendance were The Queen, The Duke of Edinburgh, Prince and Princess Michael of Kent and Princess Alexandra. It was an absolute honour for Hull Kung Fu to be part of this day.
Hull Kung Fu Achieve the Queens Award for Voluntary Service
Hull Kung Fu from the Hull and East Riding has been announced as one of 130 winners of The Queen’s Award for Voluntary Service, the MBE for groups of volunteers who work in their local community for the benefit of others. This prestigious UK National Honour recognises outstanding voluntary contributions and sets the national benchmark for excellence in volunteering, with the work of those awarded being judged to be of the highest standard.
Hull Kung Fu has received the Award for developing the needs of children and young people in Hull and East Yorkshire including self defence, confidence building and career development. Those receiving this year’s Award were selected from 413 groups nominated by members of the public who have been helped personally or witnessed the benefits of a group’s work in their community.
Hull Kung Fu will receive a certificate signed by The Queen and an exclusive commemorative crystal, presented by Her Majesty’s representative the Lord Lieutenant in East Yorkshire at a special ceremony.
The Queen’s Award for Voluntary Service Award Committee Chair, former broadcast journalist Martyn Lewis CBE said, “Volunteer groups make such an important contribution to their communities, often without praise for the incredible job they do. In these difficult times their efforts are even more valuable. It’s a pleasure to celebrate the achievements of Hull Kung Fu with The Queen’s Award for Voluntary Service and give official recognition for the benefits they bring to others’ lives.”
Hull Kung Fu Carry on Their Child Safety Campaign
On the 18th June 2011 Hull Kung Fu trained its higher rank instructors in Safeguarding Children with the Hull Safeguarding Childrens Board. This ensures that Hull Kung Fu's coaching accreditation profile is all up to date wth the Hull and East Riding Council.
Hull Kung Fu Achieve Top East Riding Council Award
On the 4th May 2011 Hull Kung Fu achieved the Top Team – Community Award in this years East Riding Council Sports and Play Recognition Awards 2011. Schools, coaches, volunteers and sports stars from throughout the East Riding were honoured at the sport and play recognition awards presentation evening at The Spa Bridlington.
Over 175 people were in attendance at the awards from across the 12 categories.
Initially 75 nominations were received, which were judged by an awards panel and the chairman of East Riding of Yorkshire Council, Councillor David Rudd, picked out his winner in each category.
All top nominations were invited to the awards and the winner was presented with an award and certificate.
The awards were hosted by Commonwealth and Olympic swimming champion, Adam Whitehead.
This is a huge achievement for the club.
Hull Kung Fu Achieve Bronze at the Judgement Day Martial Arts Championships
A team from Hull Kung Fu entered the WAKO Judgement Day Martial Arts Championships in Sheffield on the 1st May 2011. The team achieved a Bronze medal in the weapons category. Well done to them all.
Hull Kung Fu Support Amir Khan at the European Fight Night
A team from Hull Kung Fu went to support Amir Kham when he was defending his WBA Light Welterweight Title against Paul McCloskey on the 16th April 2011. This was in conjunction with the Network Rail No Messin Scheme.
Hull Kung Fu Raise £1302 for Parkinsons UK
Sally Watson from Parkinson’s UK is presented with a cheque from Hull Kung Fu
Over 2010 Hull Kung Fu ran various boot camps and fund raising events in order to raise money for the charity Parkinson’s UK. This brings the organisations total fundraising amount to £7790. Well done to all.
Hull Kung Fu Achieve Success in the WAKO British Martial Arts Championships
A team from Hull Kung Fu entered the WAKO British Martial Arts Championships in Nottingham on the 26th February 2011. After a hard working day the team came back with the following medals.
George Smithson - Gold Medal - Light Contact Junior Male (16-18yrs)
Ken Thompson - Bronze Medal - Light Contact Mens (19yrs+)
Ifeanacho Elendu - Gold Medal - Musical Weapons (19yrs+) Soft Style
Chris Edson - Silver Medal - Musical Weapons (19yrs+) Soft Style
Andy Yeomans - Bronze Medal - Musical Weapons (19yrs+) Soft Style
Andy Yeomans - Gold Medal - Musical Open Hand (19yrs+) Soft Style
Laurence Newton -Silver Medal - Musical Open Hand (19yrs+) Soft Style
Alex Reynolds- Bronze Medal - Musical Open Hand (19yrs+) Soft Style
The team now need to enter more National Qualifying Competitions which will help them train towards entering the GB Sqaud in order to represent Great Britian in the World Championships in November.
Well done to them all.
Hull Kung Fu Offer Free Drug Awareness Training
Mike Mitchell (Hull Kung Fu Coach) and Sam Norman (Training and Student Development Officer)
On the 20th January 2010 Hull Kung Fu run a free Drug Awareness course to 15 Business and IT students on behalf of Hull Training (Hull City Council). Hull Kung Fu demonstrated the dangers of drug use, the facts and how to avoid them. This days training adds to the strength of the organisations voluntary work in helping the community of the Hull and East Riding area reduce crime.
Hull Kung Fu meet Amir Khan
On the 8th January 2011 the Hull Kung Fu team were invited to spend a day at the Gloves Community Centre that is funded by Amir Khan and the Network Rail No Messing Campaign. The day included training with the Gloves Community Centre Coaches, meeting Amir Khan, Watching Bolton Vs York playing Football and also attending a Boxing Tournament on the evening.
Many thanks to Vicki Smith from the No Messin Network Rail team for organising this days event.
Hull Kung Fu Qualified Referees
On the 30th September 2010 Brian Beck form the British Martial Arts Academy qualified members of the Hull Kung Fu Organisation as junior judges. This puts Hull Kung Fu in a good status and knowledge for the future WAKO competitions that they are planning to enter.
Hull Kung Fu meet Daley Thompson
On the 25th September 2010 Hull Kung Fu trained wiith Daley Thompson at an Adisport day in Hull.
WEST KUNG FU
Tuesdays 7pm to 9:30pm
St Mary's Sports College, Cranbrook Avenue, HU6 7TN
EAST HULL KUNG FU
Sundays 7pm to 9pm
Community Centre, Garden Village, Hull
NORTH HULL KUNG FU
Thursdays 6pm to 7:45pm
Sparks Centre, Orchard Park
NEWBALD KUNG FU
Thursdays 6:30pm to 8:30pm
Newbald Village Hall
SKIRLAUGH TAI CHI
Mondays Sundays 7pm to 8pm
Skirlaugh Village Hall
Hull City Council/Viking Radio Healthy Lifestyle Award
East Riding Council TOP CLUB Award 2009
Registered as an inclusive club with:
Mencap Get Together
National Deaf Childrens Society
All Head Instructors are
Criminal Record Bureau checked by the East Riding Council to work with Children
Instructors have attended training on
Traditional Chinese Massage, Good Practice and Child Protection, Coaching Disabled Performers, Vulnerable Adults, Emergency First Aid, Drug Awareness, Basic Youth Work, Basic Sign Language and Equity in Coaching
Qualified to East Riding Club Accreditation Scheme Gold Level