So, the date is set and we are announcing nice and early, so no excuses. Unfortunately Sensei Tony, and two of our elite squad will be in Venice trying to avoid eating too many cornettos! But the show must go on, and we really want all club members, ( also open to other Shoujin club members) established or new to attend this Decembers club competition. and why I hear you ask! 1) its a great way to test your skills learnt so far, competition is not just about winning, but really the only safe way to see if what you learn in lessons is actually applicable, but in a safe controlled environment. 2) You get to meet your club team mates that maybe train on other evenings that you don't usually

Grading time at DSK

Its coming up for the next Junior and club gradings. As so many are away over the summer vacation, the eligibility for grading looks at attendance back to June, through to September, as well as Sensei's opinion as to whether each student is ready. So please don't be disappointed if you have not received a form by the end of the week. Some of our students will have received 'conditional;' grading forms, which mean that Sensei will discuss what he requires from the student between now and October 12th to ensure they are fully ready to grade. If sensei is happy that the student will make the effort he will sign and student can submit grading application. This en19th sues that both studen