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BASFORD ZEN JUDO CLUB

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DEAN.

xmas party

SATURDAY 1st December 2012

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Pupils and instructors from all Nottinghamshire Zen Judo Clubs got together in a social capacity at our Christmas party; there was a disco, buffet and raffle. Evert one that attended said how much they had enjoyed the night. Zen Judo would also like to thank Marian Lewis for the wonderful buffet.

Course at Zen Judo in Kent

SATURDAY 13th October 2012

kent course

Students and Instructors from Zen Clubs from all over the UK came together at the Graves End branch of Zen Judo to meet with like minded martial artists to learn new skills and techniques. Representing Nottinghamshire Zen Judo was Shihan Gordon Lawson Sensei Keith Harby and sensei Dean Lewis. All 3 reported back how good the course was and how nice it was to meet up with old and new friends.

Course in Telford

SATURDAY 6th October 2012

telford

Students and Instructors from Nottinghamshire Zen Clubs attended a martial arts cause in Telford to meet with like minded martial artists to learn new skills and techniques. Representing Nottinghamshire Zen Judo was Shihan Gordon Lawson Sensei Keith Harby, Sensei Dean Lewis, Daimon Wootton and Jack Wootton All reported back how good the course was and how nice it was to meet up with old and new friends.

ethan harby orange belt

WEDNESDAY 26th SEPTEMBER 2012

ETHAN ORANGE BELT

WELL DONE!!
Ethan Harby receiving his Orange belt from Shihan Gordon Lawson 8th Dan after successfully demonstrating all the required sections of his grading,
The grading examiner was Shihan Gordon who commented how well Ethan did.

Shihan Gordon Lawson of the British Zen Family Association was awarded his 8th Dan by Mark Kemp 10th Dan whilst teaching at a seminar in Seaham.

gordon 8th dan 2

new club MERCHANDISE

TUESDAY 18th SEPTEMBER 2012

Today new Merchandise has been ordered available from your Club Sensei will be Black T-Shirts with the Club Logo and name both on the front and Back of the T-Shirt. Other Merchandise will be available by order for full details please see your club sensei.

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new club gets underway

SUNDAY 5th AUGUST 2012

On Sunday 5th August the first class of Mansfield Zen Judo was held. The club was attended by Dan grades from around the area and the first class went very successfully. The club is being run by our very own instructors Sensei Harby and Sensei Lewis and will hopefully become as successful as the Basford Club.

mansfield class

ONE OF THE FAMILY GETS MARRIED

SATURDAY 14th JULY 2012

CRAIG WEDDING

CRAIG AND SHIHAN LAWSON ON CRAIGS WEDDING DAY

CONGRATULATIONS TO CRAIG AND NICOLA.

On Saturday 14th July 2012 one of the clubs Dan grades tied the knot to his (now) Wife Nicola, Many of the club members attended the wedding and we all had a wonderful night,

We wish them all the best for the future. And hope they have many happy years together

congratulations

Friday 25th May 2012

Congratulations to Mark Hore on receiving his black belt 1st dan. He completed 8 hours examination on the weeks leading upto the grading day with Sensei Keith Harby. He was then put through his paces by Shihan Gordon Lawson who had the final say on the day.

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black belt

FRIDAY 25th MAY 2012

grading group 25.5.2012

14 students from Basford Zen Judo Club took there grading well done to all the students who worked very hard on the day.

Grading officers on the day were
Shihan Gordon Lawson 7th dan
Sensei Keith Harby 4th dan
Alan Barker 4th dan
Dean Lewis 2nd dan

Grading At radcliffe on trent!

WEDNESDAY 25th APRIL 2012

RATCLIFF GRADING

17 Students took there grading at Radcliffe Zen Judo club where instructors from Basford was grading officers on the day.
Presented on the day was
2 x 1st Kyu (Brown belt)
1 x 2nd kyu (Blue belt)
14 x 4th Kyu (Orange belt)
2 students even double graded from White to Orange

CONGRATULATIONS TO ALL!!

1ST KYU

FRIDAY 30th MARCH - SATURDAY 31st MARCH 2012

CONGRATULATIONS DAIMON AFTER A 20 HOUR GRADING!!!

24 hour judo class!!!

FRIDAY 30th MARCH - SATURDAY 31st MARCH 2012

club student paints the way

MONDAY 30th JANUARY 2012