Congratulations to all Selby, Haxby and York Students that passed their gradings following Kato Shihan's course at the weekend. The Roll of Honour from Selby was as follows:
Rebecca Brant 2nd Kyu,
Dominic Schilke 2nd Kyu (temp) (full grade pass),
Josh Hartley 5th Kyu,
Emma Moraes and Claire Hardy 8th Kyu,
Alan Coward,Kelvin Mizen, Amanda Stevens, Michael and Georgia Denby 9th Kyu passes, Callum Taylor-Saunders,Phoebe Moraes, Lewis Coward and Josh Hardy 11th Kyu,
and last but not least Ciaron Stevens and James Kozelko 12th Kyu.
Sensei had a special mention for Emma's punches and Rebecca's kicks.
Above: Choku-Zuki Jodan meets Age Uke, nice block Phoebe
Sensei focused on correct targets and Strong blocks
Above: Kato Shihan demonstrates how easy karate is!
Above: Sensei gives James a bit of personal instruction
Drills were performed stationary and then stepping forwards and backwards
Above: Kato Shihan - Gedan Bari
Above: Kato Shihan- Oi Zuki Chudan
Above: Kato Shihan demonstrates with Sensei Mick and Sensei Nick
Above: student and master
Above: Kato Shihan corrects Josh's punching position
Above: Josh just keep that knee forward and still
Above: Kato Shihan correct James's knee position
Above: Keep that knee still.
Above: Sensei Mick Gude performs Sochin
Above:Sensei Mick with some Sochin application
Above: Thomas and Helen are awarded their Shodan certificates
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