On Saturday November 2, Shihan Howard Lipman held gradings for the Knox Grammar senior and prep school Karate classes. Stuart Bridges (3rd Kyu), Sam Hoberman (4th Kyu) and Jono Cheng (4th Kyu) led the senior school group while Zach Zibaee (6th Kyu), Jay-T Stubbs (6th Kyu) and James Tan (6th Kyu) led the prep school group.
Sempai Rebecca Humphries, Sempai Alex Lloyd, Stephen Runge, Nicholas Cheng and Simon Emmerson attended the grading. Sempai Alex and Steph took the students through basics and other components of the grading. All five fought the students in kumite.
Shihan Lipman was pleased with the performance of the Knox students on the day. Saturday November 9 will be normal training. An end of school year Karate BBQ for both the senior and prep school students is to be held at Knox on November 16. Certificates and belts will be presented to students at this event.
Below left: Shihan Howard Lipman, Sempai Rebecca Humphries, Sempai Alex Lloyd, Nicholas Cheng, Simon Emmerson & the Knox senior school Karate class.
Below right: Shihan Howard Lipman, Sempai Alex Lloyd, Stephen Runge, Simon Emmerson & the Knox prep school Karate class.