On Sunday 5th November 2017, ESKA and Westwood members attended the TSKUK Course and Black Belt Grading at the UEA Sportspark. Following the training course a grading took place in front of a panel including Sensei Alan Parrish 6th Dan, Sensei Jason Hitchings 6th Dan, Sensei Nathan Bond 5th Dan and Sensei Carol Parrish 4th Dan. Years of dedicated training and commitment resulted in a very successful grading with 23 students achieving their 1st Dan Black Belt and 6 students achieving their 2nd Dan Black Belt.

Congratulations to the following new 1st Dans:

Rhys Anderson, Duncan Appleby, Oliver Baldock, Nizle Biju, Ben Collins, Rebecca Forster, Alexander Forster  Ellie-Rose Fyfe, Liam Geraghty, Eduardo Bayly-Gonzalez, Lara Holden, Ethan Jones, Benjamin Joyce, Faith Long, Justin Latimer, Ben Mills, William Morgan, Tom Sanderson, Tim Shepherd, Holly Sigournay, Charlie Strickland, Jack Whiting and Benjamin Zappala.

Congratulations to the following new 2nd Dans:

Anisha Ahmed, Caitlin Day, Doug Jones, Barnaby Sloane, Reece Ward and Jimmy Webb.