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Grading for some of our Juniors

On Tuesday the 19th of December we had the last training session for this year for our juniors group, there was also a grading for some of the juniors.

Arvid, Olle and Vincent after they passed their grading and received their new bukai sodesho (arm badges indicating rank).

Arvid, Olle and Vincent after they passed their grading and received their new bukai sodesho (arm badges indicating rank).

Congratulations to Olle and Vincent that passed their grading for 5 kyū and to Arvid that graded to 7 kyū.

New Dan Grades

On Saturday the 9th of December the Swedish Shorinji Kempo Federation held a national Dan Examination. The grading test was held in Karlstad and the examiners was Anders Pettersson, 6 dan daikenshi,  and Leif Kekonius, 5 dan seikenshi.
From our branch we had three that tested for junkenshi shodan (1 dan) and after one hour of written test and over three hours of technical test we had the result that they all passed.

From left; Rickard, Alva, Christer och Peter after they had passed their grading.

From left; Rickard, Alva, Christer och Peter after they had passed their grading.

Congratulations to Rickard Andersson, Alva Neu & Christer Enfors for receiving junkenshi shodan (1 dan), congratulations also to Peter Thorvald (shibu-cho in Skövde) that at this time passed his test for chukenshi sandan (3 dan).

Oliva Graded to Sankyū

Olivia after her grading to sankyū (3 kyū)

Olivia after her grading to sankyū (3 kyū)

On Tuesday the 22nd of March we had a grading. This time it was Olivia who did her test for sankyū (3 kyū). Olivia performed very well and passed the test with a very good margin.

Congratulations to Olivia!

Time to start practicing again

Full action with technical training in the general group.

Full action with technical training in the general group.

The children's group listen properly when Anders-sensei teaches.

The children’s group listen properly when Anders-sensei teaches.

On Tuesday January 12th we start practicing again!

This is an excellent opportunity for new members to start practicing, or just come and pay us a visit if you’re curious. It is also perfectly fine to come by at a later day, just notify us in advance so that we can make sure we take care of you when you come. You can find more information about practcing with us on the page Start to practice.

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