TWO years training paid off when five koshido ryu karate students of Dave Warburton’s Winsford and Middlewich classes passed black belt gradings at Sheffield.
Anthony Robson, 10; Abbie Kiernon, 11 and 12-year-old Ryan Holland all achieved cadet 1st Dan status.
Senior Kathryn King, 36, achieved her 2nd Dan and British champion 27-year-old Emily Simpson obtained her 3rd Dan with the highest score for a female student on the day.
Dave Warburton was presented with his 8th Dan (see page 10). His classes meet at Winsford Civic Hall, Wood Lodge High School, Middlewich High and Middlewich Civic Hall and full details are available from him on 01606 554307.