Congratulations to Mike Beasley, 5th Dan, who gained another qualification on Sunday 27th May at the British Karate Federation (BKF) Championships held in Leicester.
Mike, who is the Chief Referee for the BTKA, now holds the following qualifications, which is the highest ranking he can achieve:
EKF Kata Judge A
EKF Referee Class A
BKF Kata Judge A
BKF Referee Class A
Mike started karate with Shihan Chris Thompson in 1985 and runs the SMCA Club in Mitcham. He travelled with the Washinkai organisation to train in Japan in 1988 and has built up a large successful club of competitors.