Tuesday, June 28, 2011

New members and Gradings

Grading from Colchester on Monday 4th July has seen the following promoted to 1st Dan

  • Paul Mullins - 1st Dan
  • Andrew Harfield - 1st Dan
and Alexander Walsh achieved his  5th kyu

Colchester has more new members and we welcome the following to the BKAA:

  • Steve Ellis
  • Mark Veeley
Bournemouth has another new starter, which I omitted, so my apologies for that.
  • Jadael Martins
The following have just passed their 6th Kyu (Red belt) and congratulations on your beginning step in Aikido.
  • Craig Smith
  • Steve Ellis
  • Mark Veeley
Welcome to the BKAA and your start in Aikido.

Wednesday, June 15, 2011

Promotions in Bournemouth

For their commitment to the BKAA and the development of Bournemouth dojo, Philippe has awarded the following grades:

  • Jim O'Dywer - 3rd Dan
  • Derek Underwood - 2nd Dan
Both have grown the Bournemouth dojo from it's infancy and developed many students within the BKAA.

Congratulations to both.

Tuesday, June 7, 2011

New members in June and upcoming Dan grading in Colchester


Welcome to a couple of new members to the BKAA in our Colchester dojo.
  • Will Verrier
  • Craig Smith
Couple of gradings this month and congratulations to both for achieving them:
  • Will Verrier - Colchester - 6th kyu
  • Wes Guile - Selby - 3rd Kyu
Also Colchester are holding a 1st Dan grading on Monday 4th July at 7pm, so anyone who is in the area you are welcome to attend.