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Sensei Yoshinobu Ohta, 7th Dan JKA

Sensei Yoshinobu Ohta
7th Dan JKA
Chief Instructor JKA England

News 2008

December 2008

Jo gets Nidan

Congratulations to Jo Martin who has successfully passed his 2nd Dan grading. Well done, Jo!

September 2008

Dan Gradings

Congratulations to Lydia who, after a lot of training, successfully passed her 2nd Dan grading.

July 2008

National Championships

Jon Cooper and Steve Rowe came joint third in 21 and over age category (3rd Kyu to 1st dan Kumite). Jo Martin came 3rd in the Kumite section.

JKA National Championships 2008 - Medallists
From left: Steve, Tom, Jo and Jon

May 2008

Dan Gradings all round!

Club regular Jon Cooper gained his 1st Dan grading this month after a lot of hard graft - congratulations to Jon!

Our Chief Instructor Tom Peebles continues to excel by successfully passing his 4th Dan grading.

Congratulations to Sensei Tom for this fantastic achievement!