Local ju-jitsu students meet gold standard

Junior members of The Dojo who attained their black belt qualification at a recent Kobudo Gold Tab Awards ceremony held at the Woodside Road venue. Included are volunteer coach Sensei Ryan Avery and Head coach for the dojo Shihan David Toney.
Junior members of The Dojo who attained their black belt qualification at a recent Kobudo Gold Tab Awards ceremony held at the Woodside Road venue. Included are volunteer coach Sensei Ryan Avery and Head coach for the dojo Shihan David Toney.

Ninety young students from all over the Province gathered at The Dojo, Centre of Excellence for WJJF Ireland to grade for Kobudo Gold Tab Awards.

Among them were 26 young local members of the dojo who made up the greatest amount from any single club.

Thanks to the efforts of Master Liam Magill of the dojo and his coaching team who regularly go to a lot of effort creating team building events and social gatherings for the group.

Master Liam commits his time voluntarily to the Dojo and even added extra training sessions to his schedule to ensure his students would be at the very top of their game for the examination.

Liam’s son, Cormac was the highest graded Junior student on this occasion, receiving a 9th Gold Tab Kobudo award.