High-kicking Ely students make the grade

12:39 29 July 2014

Students from the Ely branch of the Mark Farnham school

Students from the Ely branch of the Mark Farnham school

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Tae Kwon-Do

Ely students of the Mark Farnham School passed with flying kicks and flying colours in the latest round of colour belt grading examinations.

The gradings were held at Providence Street Youth Centre, in King’s Lynn.

Gradings are held on Sundays and start with an hour-long training session where the student runs through the requirements for their grading, and then they take part in their grading session.

The latest round of gradings, held on July 13, saw more than 50 students from the Ely school attend.

And the students achieved a 100 per cent pass rate, with every student passing with good grades.

The examiner on the day was Brian Towndrow, who is seventh dan.

Students received their grades and belts at presentations held at the Ely branch this week.

Anyone interested in learning tae kwon-do in a friendly fun atmosphere should contact Mark Farnham on 07771644460 or 01553 841880.

Ely

1st Kup

Benjamin O’Dell.

2nd Kup

Griffin Dyer-Stephens, Bronwyn Webster.

3rd Kup

Sam Cavill, Cerys Easey, Ethan Guest, Thomas Hawksley, Alexander Hendrich, Max Thompson, Tyler Vince.

4th Kup

James Homent, Max Mitzman, Oliver Murray, Cleo Olsson.

5th Kup

Felix Baddeley, Gramos Hoxha, Hanna Sikora.

6th Kup

Daniel Dean, Genevieve Dean, Marley-Jay Graham, Callum Lee.

7th Kup

Kevin Atkins, Tom Jaggard, Alex Jaworski, Aida Kahn-Bunden, Shazna Khanom, Christopher Kwok, James Munday, Stephen Munday, Rishi Thiahulan.

8th Kup

Thomas Betts, Jack Clayton, Joseph Davies, Aoife Dunham, Christian Dunham, Isaac Greaves, Carl Mendel, George Patten, Rhys Steyn.

9th Kup

Tommy Atkins, Kerry Bryant, Charlie Buey, Toby Burn, Rebecca Davies-Thomas, Ruby Harfield, Anaya John-Baptiste, Finlay John-Baptiste, Senitha Makalanqawa, Tashi Marley, Oliver Mollett, Amelia Spencer.

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