The 2017 Winter Gasshuku off to a great start on Friday 3rd February, students were working hard and the dojo very quickly became sweaty.
Shihan Thompson covered all aspects of Washinkai and the course proved very popular with all the students with many looking forward to the Summer and Autmn Gasshukus later this year.
Saturday afternoon saw six students attempt dan gradings. Congratulations to Steve Hensman (4th Dan), Ben Bridger, Brian Adey (2nd Dan) and Debbie Ball, Izzy Warren, Nick Durant (1st Dan).
Shihan Thompson then announced Senior Grade promotions for Mike Beasley (5th Dan) and Paul Hacker (6th Dan)