Here are some more photos from this months grading!
Today saw a very successful tranche of gradings for the students of Roffey Karate Club. These gradings are always very nerve-wracking for juniors and adults alike, but every single student came out and performed. Each belt is a huge achievement and advancement in Karate and shows yourselves, your instructors and everyone else that you are progressing exceptionally. Whilst certain techniques, kata and blocks are the core of each grading, the essence of the progression is the determination and foc...
THE STUDENTS AND SUPPORTERS OF ROFFEY KARATE CLUB have once again excelled themselves. You have raised over £600 for SPORT RELIEF. This year the fundraising was and turned out to be far more demanding than many expected, but everyone kept focus and met their 100 Kick Challenge. In some cases it was even more.
The kicks were completed in one session against a kick bag and checked to make sure every kick was correct and counted.
Over the years we have done many other fundraising events for ...
Pictures from our end of year grading
The effort and commitment displayed by you all has now resulted in advancement in grade. A massive achievement irrespective of what belt. You have proved to the examiners and to yourselves that you have the resolve and focus to progress in Karate. Many will give up as the challenge grows, but for those who keep going more belts will follow, everyone a symbol of your determination, until you put on your first black belt. Until you've told the world tha...
Some pictures from the grading. Successfully graded to 1st Dan are ANTONIA BESU, JOANNA CANHAM ,
SIMON CANHAM and ANISH HURYNAG.
The pictures show the view we see as the Grading panel. These gradings are an intense experience for all involved. This is an achievement well within the grasp of all students. It requires effort, focus and determination.
Congratulations to everyone who graded, who assisted on the day and who contributed to those successes.
Roffey karate ended a very successful and enjoyable year with their annual awards evening, and I apologise to Sensei Gregg and Sensei Alex for any embarrassment caused by the games.
The evening was well attended with over 50 students attending the three sessions.
Award winners came from all age groups which is really encouraging. As ever the awards are for showing true Karate Spirit and behaviour. We look all year at how the students train, the effort they put in the contribution they ...
Pictures taken at the Roffey Wadokai Dan Grading on the 2nd October 2011
Pictures taken at the Roffey Wadokai Annual Awards 2010