North Coast Grading – December 12, 2015

Students of Lismore and Ballina dojos came together on Saturday December 12 for an end of year Kyokushin grading.

Sensei Mark McFadden (3rd Dan Kyokushin, 3rd Dan Kobudo) and Sensei Jon Ellis (3rd Dan Kyokushin, 2nd Dan Kobudo) assessed the students, with Sempai Wally Gray (2nd Dan Kyokushin) and Will Brook assisting.

It was a long day of basics, ido geiko, kata, bunkai, fitness and kumite, ending around 3.30 pm.

Well done to everyone who participated.

Students of the Year awards were also handed out at the end of the day. These included:

  • Ballina Little Lions – Brad Chisolm
  • Ballina Adults – Mick Calnan
  • Lismore Little Lions – Liem Nguyen
  • Lismore Adults – Jared Duckworth


North Coast December Grading.
North Coast December Grading.