This evenings Grading was the first of the new style Club Gradings.
We began at 7.15pm with a brief warm up. In the meantime the panel assembled and completed the necessary paperwork.
The panel comprised:
Arthur Austin 5th Dan
Adrian Tyndale 5th Dan
Martin Dean 2nd Dan
Tony Blake 1st Dan
Matthew led the group through the Foot Movements and Hand Movements.
Basic Kata was demonstrated next, this started with Lois and ended with Jenna.
Thanks go to Eamon for his work as Uke.
To finish all candidates demonstrated Kakarigeiko.
At the end of the Grading Arthur Austin commented in general on the Grading and demonstrated some points on avoidance and Kuzushi which should be considered during practise for the next Grading.
The Grading ended at around 8.30pm with a commemorative picture.
For pictures and full information regarding the next grading dates & venues, please see the website: