Black belt success
5:02pm Wednesday 30th October 2013 in Sport
BLACK belts1st, 2nd and 3rd degrees was the reward for several students of the Cadoxton School of Taekwondo.
The grading started at 10am Saturday morning, testing both the candidates and examiners to the full.
Seven students were put through their paces by Master Ron Thomas 8th degree, Dutch Master Jaap Teeuwissen 7th degree and assisted by Miss Chelsea Rees 4th degree.
The examination consisted of all the traditional aspects of Tae Kwon-Do, patterns, set sparring, free sparring, self-defence, weapons, and theory tests and to complete the exam a power test consisting of breaking wood with the hands and feet.
After the exam Master Thomas and Master Teeuwissen complemented the group and their instructors on their high and ever improving standard of Tae Kwon-Do. A celebration buffet and disco was held at Market St club where certificates and new black belts were presented to all the successful candidates.
Promoted to Black belts 1st Degrees, Ollie Tipples, Jasmine Sullivan and Hayley Mattey.
Promoted to 2nd Degree, Matthew Bennett, Anita Sheppard and Lucy Newman.
Promoted to 3rd Degree, Bradley Halford.
The following day, Sunday there was a full day's training with Master Thomas and master Teeuwissen, with coloured belts in the morning, afternoon was for black belts and senior grades.
For further information and training times phone Barry 406372 or 07811934079.