Josh Ransom underwent his 1st kyu grading. He performed kata, Tokioka 1-3, Pinans 1-5 also kata Sianchin, Saifa, Tensho and Sai fa (not sure about spelling).
Then he fought Luke Bottle, Andrew Moor, young Louis Sardiger, John Sloan and then myself. He performed at a constant level through the night and in doing so earned the rank of 1st kyu. The next step, if all goes as planned will be his Shodan grade in December; which he will find a little bit harder, as is natural. If he is succesfull – he will be in a position to start “ real learning”as Shodan is the true start of the learning curve.