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Adults 2013 Mid Year Grading

These are the full results for the adults 2013 mid year grading.

Sandan

  • James McNeill
  • Elissa Mah

Nidan

  • Magdalene Huang
  • Jeremy McGregor
  • Richard Tham

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Kids 2013 Mid Year Grading

These are the full results for the kids end of year grading.

5th Kyu – Light Blue

  • Annabelle Chin

6th Kyu – Dark Green

  • Ynys Bach-Strong

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Adults 2012 End of Year Grading

These are the full results of the adults 2012 end of year grading.

Sandan 

  • Colin Grealy

Kids 2012 End of Year Grading

These are the full results for the kids end of year grading

Semi 5th Kyu – Light blue/white tips

  • Dion Houston
  • Annabelle Chin

Adults 2012 Mid Year Grading

These are the full results for the adults 2012 mid year grading.

Nidan – 2nd Black Belt

  • Logan Fort

 

Shodan – 1st Black Belt

  • Michelle Williamson
  • Jordane Lew
  • Priscilla Falconer

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Kids 2012 Mid Year Grading

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Semi 5th kyu – Light blue/white tips

  • Rilke Comer
  • Raiyan Azlan

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Issue 40 – Southern Aikido Connection

Nearly Spring Seminar

Details:

  • 25th – 26th August
  • Shirley Boys High Gym, Christchurch.

Guest Instructors:

  • Hiroshi Fujimaki Shihan [World Aikido HQ, Tokyo],
  • Nobuo Takase Shihan [Aikido Shinryukan].

Following on from the success of last year’s Spring Seminar we again will hold a major seminar in Christchurch at nearly spring time. We hope you will join us for great training with superb guest instructors!

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Adults 2011 End of Year Grading

These are the full results for the adults 2011 end of year grading.

Yondan – 4th black belt

  • Terry Mah
  • Din Mamat

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Kids 2011 End of Year Grading

These are the full results for the kids 2011 end of year grading.

Semi 5th kyu – light blue/white tips

  • Trent Sullivan
  • Phoebe Chin

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Issue 39 – Southern Aikido Connection

A Few Thoughts

The curse is “may you live in interesting times” – unfortunately we do. Christchurch has been hit by a damaging series of earthquakes since 4 September 2010. I am conscious that we hadn’t put out a magazine for some time but recent events have left us little ability to concentrate on matters other than earthquakes. So for this issue we concentrated on the quakes and the effects on our people at Aikido Shinryukan Canterbury.

The initial quake on 4 September 2010 and which began this series was measured at 7.1 on the Richter scale. It actually caused relatively minor damage and no fatalities. We congratulated ourselves on our building standards and preparedness. We learnt about new items such as “liquefaction” [a mix of sand, water and mud which rises to the surface and has blanketed swathes of the eastern suburbs], and “munted” [ie broken by the EQ].

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