Some of the juniors singing happy birthday to one of our beginners at the end of the class.… Read the rest
Special congratulations to our newest shodan (1st dan) and two new sandan (3rd dan) black belts who passed their gradings on Wednesday 19th June 2019. They took their grading under the watchful eye of the panel consisting of Sensei Austin Birks 5th dan, Sensei Susan Hession 4th dan, Sensei Richard Amuzu 4th dan and Sensei Dorien Cummins 2nd dan (widow of our late sensei and club founder Shihan Cyril Cummins 8th dan).
It had been over eight years since some of them had previously graded but they have shown dedication and determination in their training to reach this point.
Congratulations to all those who took and passed their kyu gradings on Wednesday evening, it was quite a long session in the end but you all did really well.
We were very pleased with all the hard work and spirit shown today.
Sensei Richard & Sensei Sue.