On the 17th October 2018 the ceremony for the formal award and presentation in recognition of the students Dan grade achievements was held at the Longbridge dojo. The grading was held at the dojo on Wednesday September 13th 2018.
The ceremony was attended by sensei Susan Hession, sensei Dorien Cummins, Carol Richards, Faye Tonkinson (2nd Dan) and Richard Amazu (4th Dan).
The ceremony is a moment to recognise the progression of the students which included one student Bethany Bird achieving Nidan four other students achieving Shodan.
Bethany Bird (the club’s youngest Nidan)
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Dorien Cummins presenting a katana to Daniel Ray which belonged to the late Shihan Cummins.
Dorien Cummins presenting a katana to Mike Paul which belonged to the late Shihan Cummins.
Dorien Cummins presenting a statuette to Faye Tonkinson which belonged to the late Shihan Cummins.
Never give up,
Never give in.