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Current Student List
The following students continue to support our club
even when living away and only able to attend lessons during university
holidays or visits to the local area.
It is always great to see students who may be working away or at university
come and join us for a lesson or two when they can.
Stephen Bates (Nidan, Sensei)
Founder member of our clubs in November 2002.
He has assisted in teaching at most of our clubs and has managed the clubs
during the chief instructors absence. Always conducts fun warm ups. He has
assisted in many grading assessments as well as performing a vital function
in badge designs.
James Weber (Shodan, Sempai)
our clubs on 25th March 2004 and trained regularly until university started
He continues to assist in teaching the children and training in the adults
class when on holidays from university.
James has also studied some Kobudo and kenjutsu before attending
Andrew Hallam (Sempai)
our clubs on 4th October 2004, had a break for university but attended a
few lessons during holidays and remained in contact.
Now a senior mudansha and training most weeks as work and other events
our clubs in August 2004 and trained at our Leybourne club until its
closure and then moved to the West Malling club. Took a year out and
returned to train in the adult class in West Malling.
Attends most weeks as transport and school work permits.
Ruth Smith-Burr (Sempai)
our clubs on 5th May 2005 at our West Malling club. Since then she has
trained regularly and will be attempting her Shodan-ho grade in November
She often assists by leading the warm up routine at Grove green and helps
teach junior students on occasions.
our clubs on 6th June 2005 and trains at our Grove green club.
Shona Sawhney (Junior Shodan, Sempai)
our clubs on 11th July 2005 after training at a club we took over when the
sensei retired. She has taken part in several competitions and events at
the club and assists with the teaching of junior students at times.
Tony Baldock (Shodan, Sempai)
our clubs on 30th July 2005 after training through several grades at a
local GKR club.
He is an active member of the club and besides
Judo injuries manages to train every week.
He also holds a shodan grade in Judo.
our clubs on 6th August 2005 at loose and transferred to the Grove green
club when the Loose club was closed. Recently started training in the adult
class and has also studied some kobudo with the club.
Alan Farley (Shodan-Ho)
our clubs on 6th October 2005 and is a regular attendee at West Malling and
also attends Grove green fairly often.
Paco Cayuela (Nidan, Sempai)
our clubs on 14th October 2005 after training at a club we took over when the
He is a regular attendee at grove green and
supports every event we host where possible.
our clubs on 1st November 2005 along with several students from the
club we were given when my sensei retired.
Rob has progressed
through to 1kyu in
system and is close
to attending his
black belt grading
as an adult.
impacted on this.
Fraser Inglis (Junior Shodan)
our clubs on 1st November 2005 after training at a club we took over when the
He has worked his
shodan and has
lesson in the
Daniel Redman (Junior Shodan, Sempai)
our clubs on 7th November 2005 and is a regular attendee at Grove Green.
and plans to
know work on
our clubs on 1st March 2006 and currently holds his 2kyu grade in
our clubs on 22nd March 2006 at our Leybourne club and now trains at
the West Malling one.
our clubs on 7th October 2006, initially at our Larkfield club and
when we closed that she moved to Leybourne and now trains at Grove Green.
our clubs on on 7th October 2006 and trained at our Larkfield, Leybourne,
West Malling and Grove Green clubs.
Alex Kerr (sempai)
our clubs on 9th October 2006 and trains at our Grove Green club.
our clubs on 23rd February 2007 and trains at our Grove Green club.
The following students attained their 5 year awards and
then left the club.
Dan Cleaver -2004 - 2009
Alastair James - 2006-2011
Max Green - 2005-2010
Jordan Halls 2004-2010
Rikesh Parmar - 2004-2011
David Aberhart - 2005-2011
Marcus H-Balzanelli - 2006-2011