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2007 Spring Karate Course participants
SPRING KARATE COURSE

The Spring Karate Course in Paignton, Devon, proved to be a great success this year with a record number of students attending.
The course was split into five classes:
. Nidan and above
. Shodan
. Brown Belts
. 7th to 4 kyu
. Novice to 8 kyu
with the instructors Andy Sherry, Terry O'Neill, Bob Poynton, Bob Rhodes, Billy Higgins and Frank Brennan taking each class on a rotation basis.
The course also included various lectures and Bo classes by Ian Maclaren and Ivan Birch.
A Kata competition was also held for three different categories - Black Belts, Brown Belts and Novice to 4kyu.

Competition results

Spring Karate Course Competitors

Black Belts
1st: Jason Plumb
2nd: Samantha Plumb
3rd: Robert Taylor
4th: Alicia payne.

Brown Belts
1st: Christopher Thomas
2nd: Emma Page
3rd: Stefan Rees
4th: William Tyson.

Novice to 4kyu
1st: Jade Fortune
2nd: Amy Jackson
3rd: Michael Fitzpatrick
4th: Katie lloyd.

The course finished with a grading and congratulations to those who were successful.

Shodan Passes

Toby Jacobs, Tekki
Alice Johnson, Clyst Vale
Emma Page, Aaisatsu
James Stoneman, Tiverton
Joseph Taylor, Tekki
Christopher Thomas, Brixham

Nidan Pass

David John, Makenki