Karate session a success

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MORE than 50 budding martial artist experts attended a training session at Pendle Karate Club.

The annual training session, held at the St Michael & All Angels Dojo, was provided by Sensei Barry Wilkinson,

Students came from as far away as Dublin , the south of England and Derbyshire and club instructor Sensei Steve Grant said the whole weekend was a success incorporating a meal at the Massala Rooms.

A Dan grading was held on the Sunday and Scott Grant (Pendle) Kerry Stevens (Glossop) achieved their first Dan black belt after many years training.

Other successful students were Calum Grant (2nd kyu), Aydin Giray (3rd mon) Jason Kelly (4th kyu), Serena Gambacorta (4th mon), Ryan Curran (6th kyu), Shannon O’Hara, Francesco Gambacorta (7th mon).