Shodan Shinsa – Spring 2008

The following students were advanced into or within the dan degrees at the Renmei Shodan examinations at Tunbridge Wells on Sunday, 18th May 2008. These examinations have been made under the Rules of the British Kendo Renmei implemented for the past thirty-four years and in strict accordance with the standards laid down by the All Japan Kendo Renmei.

To Shodan:

Alistair Brindle (Butokukan Dojo)
Mark Morford (Tunbridge)
Philippe Negri (Tunbridge)
Eden Swift (Butokukan)
Antonio Ybarra (Butokukan)

To Sandan:

Thomas Bowen (Butokukan Dojo)
James Powell (Butokukan)
Matt Smith (Butokukan)

Shodan Shinsa – Spring 2005

The Butokukan Dojo 40th Anniversary celebration saw the formal announcement of the results of the Spring Shodan Shinsa examinations for advancement into and within the dan degrees. The assessments were held during the preceding week but the results delayed until the evening of the 27th in Lewes.

To Shodan: John Bowen Butokukan Dojo Brighton/Lewes
James Powell Butokukan Dojo Brighton/Lewes
Ron Cuffley Butokukan Dojo Brighton/Lewes
To Sandan: George Dillon Butokukan Dojo Brighton/Lewes
To Yondan: Christopher Fox Butokukan Dojo Brighton/Lewes
Stuart Dickinson Vauxhall Dojo London
To Godan: Peter Powell Butokukan Dojo Brighton/Lewes

All advancements are made under the Examination Rules and authority of the British Kendo Renmei .