A Kyokushin Karate Black Belt training session was held on the afternoon of Saturday August 11th at Turramurra Dojo.
Over a long afternoon, Hanshi Howard Lipman took the KIMAA Yudansha through kihon, partner drills and fighting technique, advanced techniques and various senior kata.
A Kobudo class was held at Annangrove Dojo on the Sunday morning. The class was divided into beginner, intermediate and advanced groups. The session was conducted by Shihan Rick Cunningham, while Hanshi Howard Lipman assessed the cohort for grading.
Two students were promoted by Hanshi Howard: Sensei Alex Lloyd received his 3rd Dan and Sensei James Sidwell his 2nd Dan.
Shihan Rick, Sensei Alex, Hanshi Howard & Sensei James
Sensei Alex, Hanshi Howard & Sensei James
Special recognition go to Sensei David Craigie and Jeanette for travelling from Young Dojo to make the weekend sessions. And congratulations to the two promoted Kobudo yudansha.