Black Belt and Grading Success

On December 17th 2016, five of our students took the challenge of a black belt grading. Between them they had very nearly 40 years of training, and they brought all that effort and experience to their grading. So Roffey Karate now has five new Dan grades, Julie Elliott, Victoria Strelciunaite, Tone Vallestad, Rhiannon Fitzgerald and Thomas Claridge. They undertook over three hours of physical testing - covering the basics, blocks, Kata, Self Defence, Kumite and the dreaded Bunkai (explan...
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