Monday, 12th May 2008

MSMAS Instructors gain new Grade Rankings at 'World Butoku Sai' in Japan

At the prestigous '3rd World Butoku Sai' many of the School's Instructors gained DNBK Rank progression ....


New Rankings for Mid Sussex Martial Arts School Instructors.

James Bibby         SanDan (3rd Dan)
Lee Fahey            SanDan (3rd Dan)
Linden Kirk          SanDan (3rd Dan)
Irene Franco        NiDan (2nd Dan)
Catherine Payne   ShoDan (1st Dan)
Patrick McBride   ShoDan (1st Dan)

Roger Payne        RokuDan (6th Dan) Renshi
Catherine Payne   SanDan (3rd Dan)
Lee Fahey            ShoDan (1st Dan)
Linden Kirk          ShoDan (1st Dan)

Roger Payne         RokuDan (6th Dan) Renshi
James Bibby         SanDan (3rd Dan)
Lee Fahey            SanDan (3rd Dan)
Linden Kirk          SanDan (3rd Dan)
Catherine Payne    NiDan (2nd Dan)
Irene Franco         NiDan (2nd Dan)
Patrick McBride   ShoDan (1st Dan)

I am sure that we all wish to congratulate them ....

Of special note: Catherine Payne, Linden Kirk & Lee Fahey

who all now hold Yudansha Ranking in 3 Disciplines, making them 'Budoka' along with both Kyoshi Payne & Renshi Bibby.

Roger Payne          RokuDan (Kyoshi) Aikido, RokuDan Judo (Renshi) & RokuDan Iaido (Renshi)
James Bibby          Yondan (Renshi) Judo, SanDan Aikido & SanDan Iaido
Linden Kirk           SanDan Aikido, SanDan Iaido & ShoDan Judo
Lee Fahey             SanDan Aikido, Sandan Iaido & ShoDan Judo
Catherine Payne    SanDan Judo, NiDan Iaido & ShoDan Aikido

The aim of The Mid Sussex Martial Arts School is to form true Martial Artists, with a fuller understanding of Budo. The achievements of the above 5 at MSMAS will help them take a few more steps towards that. To obtain YuDansha Ranking on one discipline is just a small step, to achieve that same ranking in 3 disciplines may mean an 'opening of the mind', perhaps ready to contemplate and even begin the voyage of discovery that is the 'Way'.



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