British Kendo Association affiliated member since March 2013
Ichi Byō Shi Kendo Club – Aylesbury – United Kingdom
Instructors: John Bates (3rd Dan) and Chris Bowden (5th dan – GB team).
Joined March 2013.
Full active member.
Ikkyu – National Grading – Watchet Seminar – United Kingdom
Shodan – National Grading – Watchet Seminar – United Kingdom
Lidstone Memorial Kyusha Taikai - London – United Kingdom
Awarded Fighting Spirit.
Ozawa Sensei (8th Dan - Kyoshi) Nihon Kendo No Kata Taikai - Nottingham – United Kingdom
Awarded 1st place in Kyusha/Shodan mixed section by Hiroshi Ozawa 8th Dan (kyoshi) and Takatera sensei 8th Dan (kyoshi), a former member of the Japanese Imperial Guard.
British Kendo Association affiliated member since October 2015
Ikkyu – National Grading – Glasgow Seminar – United Kingdom