Senior grades have to hone their skills for longer before attempting more exacting assessments. In order to gain a Black Belt it is necessary for the student to demonstaight basics, basic combinations, impact training , kata (set formal excercise) and kumite (sparring).

The following list of Black Belts are presently training at the club.


8th Dan



James (Dusty) Miller 8th Dan (Level 3 SKGB Coach)

6th Dan



Carol Miller 6th Dan  (Level 3 SKGB Coach)

 

Steven Miller 4th Dan (Level 3 SKGB Coach)



4th Dan Yondan

 

 



Mark Welsh 4th Dan


Kevin Gara 4th Dan




Hugh Doherty 4th Dan




William Bradley 4th Dan




John Tawse 4th Dan




John Green 4th Dan

 

 

 

Kevin Cowan 4th Dan

 

3rd Dan (Sandan)




Marvin Hepworth 3rd Dan


2nd Dan ( Ni Dan )


 

John Gallacher 2nd Dan

 

Chris Bradley 2nd Dan

 

1st Dan Shodan

 

 

John Balmer  1st Dan

 


 


Junior Black Belts Shodan- Ho


Ellie Magill

Temur Kazmi

Joseph Parker

Molly Geddes

Matthew Chalmers

 




Senior Dan grading May 2011



Shukokai successful Dan grade passes on 13th May 2011
From left to right
Hugh Doherty 4th Dan, William Bradley 4th Dan, Alex Wilson 4th Dan,
John Green 4th Dan, Pat Barry 4th Dan, John Tawse 4th Dan.



Senior Dan grading April 2010


Shukokai successful Dan grade passes on 23rd April 2010
From left to right

Douglas McKee 1st Dan
Andrew McGowan 1st Dan
Andrew Gallacher 1st Dan
Steven Miller 3rd Dan
Mark Welsh 4th Dan