Tag: Grading

Interim gradings

Interim gradings

We're introducing interim belt gradings. These take place in between formal belt gradings and are primarily for junior grades under 12. You will be assessed on one or more of the core components for your next grade: kihon, kata and kumite. If successful, you will be awarded a Senshi Karate certificate acknowledging you are ready … Continue reading Interim gradings

Brown & black belt training & grading, 30 November 2019

Brown & black belt training & grading, 30 November 2019

While Sensei Alex ran the regular Senshi Karate class in Greenwich, Frank, Arianna, Alaina, Vijay, Esha and Jitin all attended the brown & black belt course in Egham. It was taught by Sensei Andy Sherry 9th Dan and Sensei Frank Brennan 8th Dan. As usual it was well-attended not just by those looking to take … Continue reading Brown & black belt training & grading, 30 November 2019

Training & grading with Sensei Frank Brennan, 16 November 2019

Training & grading with Sensei Frank Brennan, 16 November 2019

We were delighted to host Sensei Frank Brennan, 8th Dan once again for training and grading on Saturday 16 November 2019. It was a successful day and 26 people graded. Photos are below. – Eliana, 3rd kyu (brown)– Lesley, 4th kyu (purple + white)– Elena, 4th kyu (purple + white)– Anu, 5th kyu (purple)– Sagar, … Continue reading Training & grading with Sensei Frank Brennan, 16 November 2019

Special kata course with Sensei Bob Rhodes, 3 July 2019

Special kata course with Sensei Bob Rhodes, 3 July 2019

Sensei Bob is a renowned master at kata and he ran a special kata course for us.

Training & grading with Sensei Bob Rhodes, 1 May 2019

Training & grading with Sensei Bob Rhodes, 1 May 2019

We were delighted to host Sensei Bob Rhodes, 8th Dan once again for a training and grading on Wednesday 1 May 2019. Sensei taught for about 75 minutes and got everyone to run through their syllabus in preparation for the grading. He pointed out that there is a danger of being swept if your stance … Continue reading Training & grading with Sensei Bob Rhodes, 1 May 2019