On this day, 9 May 1970, the 4th KUGB National Championships took place in Crystal Palace, London.
Andrew Sherry became Grand Champion for the second time, having previously won the the title in 1968. Sherry performed his favorite kata, Empi, in winning the kata title.
The Liverpool Red Triangle Team continued their dominance of the team kumite event, winning the title for the fourth straight year. The team included Grand Champion Andrew Sherry and Terry O’Neill.