Black Belt Grading – 2016

Following the local area karate grading, the annual black belt grading took place. Unlike most black belt grading there was only one student who was eligible to grade. No pressure then. Denzil Searle a Black Belt 3rd Dan was the unlucky student who had all…

Radley Grading – 2016

Well done! to everyone working hard today at there grading at Radley College, Kennington, Oxford. Everyone passed, so good effort. New grade just means more hard work and even more effort. A Black Belt is waiting to be yours one day!!. The Grades awarded are…

Cornwall Summer Grading – 2016

Members of MayoShinDo Karate had the chance to demonstrate their skills this past weekend when they attended the Annual Summer Grading at the Community Centre, Sennen. Students from Marazion and Sennen MayoShinDo clubs were in attendance, and were required to show their skills in front…

Cornwall Spring Grading – 2016

This years Cornwall Spring Grading took place on Saturday the 30th of January 2016 at the Community Centre, Sennen. Students from Sennen and Marazion MayoShinDo clubs were in attendance. The grading lasted two hours with students demonstrating their techniques in front of of the "Grading…

Oxford Grading – November 2015

Today's Oxford MayoShinDo Karate Grading took place on Saturday 14th November 2015 at Radley College Sports Centre. Students from the Radley MayoShinDo Karate Club were assessed by 9th Dan head of style Derek Collins and 8th Dan deputy head of style Elaine Jaycock. Here are…

Cornwall Autumn Grading – 2015

The Cornwall Autumn grading took place at the usual location at Sennen community centre on Saturday 19th September 2015. The grading started at 9am and there was a good turn out with students from Sennen and Marazion in attendance. Clive got the grading underway and…

Cornwall Summer Grading – 2015

The Summer Penwith MayoShinDo Karate grading took place at Sennen Community Hall, Cornwall. After a lively two hour session the grades achieved were: Loveday Thomas: Orange belt 3 green tags Jonathan Thomas, Ziggy Tayler, Rosco Reid and Ruby Wilson: Orange Belt 2 green tags Tommy…

Black Belt Grading – 2015

This year’s Black Belt Grading gave us a superb weekend of many hours training and assessment. Friday evening was, as usual, meeting, greeting and training followed by ale at the famous First and Last pub. The grading though is never predictable. Saturday morning was a…

Cornwall Spring Grading – 2015

As usual the grading took place at Sennen Community Hall. After two hours of hard work, with the students showing off their techniques, Clive announced the results. New grades are: Tyona Gwennap and Piran Gwennap: White Belt 1 yellow tag Jasper Symonds and Neil Symonds:…