2019 News

Black Sash Grading Success

A huge congratulations go to our nine students who all took their Black Sash grading, under the close scrutiny of Master Yau during his recent visit to Ireland in April of this year.

Typically for 1st degree grading it takes about 45 minutes and is a physically and emotionally draining test. It takes about seven years of dedicated training and hard work to reach this point, which has really paid off for Nathan, Patrick, Sean and Glen all pictured below, receiving their Black Sashes and Certificates from Sifu Derek Dawson.

Congratulations to John O'Neill and Micheal Lynch who graded for their 2nd Degree Back Sashes, all pictured below receiving their 2nd Degree Black Sashes and Certificates from Sifu Derek Dawson.

Congratulations to Simon Hugill, Carly Anderson and Warrick Bowler who graded for their 3rd Degree Back Sashes. Pictured below are Simon Hugill and Warrick Bowler receiving their 3rd Degree Black Sashes and Certificates from Sifu Derek Dawson. Unfortunately Carly Anderson was unable to be there on the day to collect hers.

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Nathan receiving his Black Sashes and Certificate from Sifu Derek Dawson.

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Patrick receiving his Black Sashes and Certificate from Sifu Derek Dawson.

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Sean receiving his Black Sashes and Certificate from Sifu Derek Dawson.

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Glen receiving his Black Sashes and Certificate from Sifu Derek Dawson.

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John receiving his 2nd Degree Black Sashes and Certificate from Sifu Derek Dawson.

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Micheal receiving his 2nd Degree Black Sashes and Certificate from Sifu Derek Dawson.

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Simon receiving his 3rd Degree Black Sashes and Certificate from Sifu Derek Dawson.

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Warrick receiving his 3rd Degree Black Sashes and Certificate from Sifu Derek Dawson.

Master John Russell Training Weekend

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Boyne Valley Martial Arts is honoured to host a winter training weekend led by the current keeper of the Lau Gar system, Master John Russell.

SATURDAY 2nd Feb 2019

Purple Sash and Above

St Josephs Mercy Primary School Hall
2pm – 5pm

SUNDAY 3rd Feb 2019

All Grades Welcome

St Josephs Mercy Primary School Hall
11am – 2pm

COURSE FEE

Two Days €75.00
One Day €40.00
Place Numbers are Limited – Please Book to avoid Disappointment

Master J. Yau Weekend Training Course & Black Sash Gradings

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Lau Gar Ireland are honoured to host a training weekend led by the current keeper of the Lau Gar system, Grand Master Jeremy Yau.

Sat 27th April 2019

Image Health Studios Wexford
2pm - 4pm

Sun 28st April 2019

Image Health Studios Wexford
11am – 2pm

COURSE FEE

ADULTS €75.00
JUNIORS (U16) €60.00

BKFA Summer Course 2019

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Learn from the Masters and Senior Instructors of the BKFA
Theme - SELF DEFENSE - against Common Attacks Including Weapons

August 4th-10th 2019

Llandudno Wales

COURSE FEE

£150.00 for the seven days