Cornwall Spring Grading – 2013

Clive and Denzil conducted the Penwith MayoShinDo spring grading and training morning along with brown belts Paul, Neil and James. As usual it was at Sennen Community Hall with students from the Sennen and Marazion Clubs taking part. It was a freezing Saturday morning and…

Cornwall Autumn Grading – 2012

Our 2012 “Autumn” Cornwall Karate grading took place at Sennen Community Hall. Grades awarded were: Max Wardle: White Belt Ruby Wilson and Isobel Harvey: White Belt one yellow tag Loveday Thomas: Yellow Belt Jonathan Thomas: Yellow Belt one orange tag Tamsin Harvey: Orange Belt one…

Cornwall Summer Grading – 2012

The summer Cornwall MayoShinDo Karate grading took place at Sennen Community Hall on Saturday with Clive and Denzil.The grading was lively, there was a lot to fit in. The first session was for all, the second was for orange belts up. Jon Butcher, Brown Belt,…

Cornwall Autumn Grading – 2011

Small numbers this time. Nevertheless the session was lively. Stepping across the room, line-ups, paired, lines, free technique, kata. Good to have a session with such a varied content. The grading was around 3 hours with a 15 minute break mid way. Here's how they…

Cornwall Summer Grading – 2011

Penwith Mayoshindo Karate summer grading and training day took place at Sennen Community Hall on Saturday 16 July with members from Marazion and Sennen clubs taking part. The sessions were lively – the hall was hot – red faces at the end! The grading was…

Cornwall Spring Grading – 2011

Penwith MayoShinDo Karate Spring Grading and training day took place at Sennen Community Hall on Saturday 5th March with members from Marazion and Sennen karate clubs taking part. As usual the time passed too quickly. Perhaps, for the higher grades, the next grading will be…

Cornwall Autumn Grading – 2010

The latest grading (Oct 23rd) took the form of a training session with techniques from all sections of the syllabus. Although not the mass gradings of a few years back, those present put in a good effort resulting in an enjoyable session ending up with…

Cornwall Summer Grading – 2010

Time quickly passes, it was time for our local summer grading. Sennen and Marazion club members demonstrated their skills to a "panel" of black belts. At the end of a busy two hours, grading over, food and drink in the kitchen. Time for the panel…

Cornwall Spring Grading – 2010

The first Cornwall area grading of 2010 took place at Sennen Community Hall Saturday February 27th. Karatekas were judged by their effort and standard on the day and also on attendance, standard and effort over the last 4 months. Here are the results Tamsin Harvey,…