BDMAA proudly present our third successfully grading 1st Dan, Christopher Moran. Congratulations Chris! Further congratulations go to Lee Lawson and Claire Cheetham on their grading success. Very well done everyone!
BDMAA proudly presents its new Black Belts, John Cresswell and Paul O’Hagan. Congratulations to them both.
On the eve of his departure to pastures new; New Zealand to be exact. Ron Evans, Chief Instructor of KEA Hand to Hand Fighting and Technical Advisor to the Black Dragon clubs, is given the title of Patron by Black Dragons’ Hugh Lamerick. A big “Thank You” to Ron for his advice, training and friendship over the years. Best Wishes for his and Sandy’s future in their new home.
22nd August was the date of this year’s Glen Urquhart Highland Games in Drumnadrochit and Black Dragon Scotland performed a demonstration for the gathered audience. A very “Well Done” to all who took part and thanks to those behind the scenes for helping.
At this year’s Scottish Fighting Arts Society Gathering Seminar, hosted by our own Black Dragon Scotland, Chris Moran was awarded the position of “Senior Stick Instructor” to the Black Dragon Martial Arts Academy. Congratulations Chris.
25th July was the date of this year’s Scottish Fighting Arts Society’s annual Gathering, hosted by our own, Black Dragon Scotland in Drumnadrochit. Instructors and members of the BDMAA travelled north of the border for a great day of martial arts and friendship!
As part of the SFAS Gathering weekend, Black Dragon Scotland organised an archery session, with the help of Ben and Nikki Ledwick of Engle Bowman of Bedford, in Drumnadrochit on the Sunday, 26th July. Member of the BDMAA and others from the Gathering took part. Thanks to Ben and Nikki for all their help.
Congratulations to Anna-Marie Pirie on passing her 7th Orange Belt grading on the 30th May in Drumnadrochit.
Photos of this summer’s grading presentations. Congratulations to our newly graded Dragons.
On the 4th April Black Dragon instructors, Russ Moran, Phil Wood, Hugh Limerick and Steve Overtones travelled to Barnsley to the Friends in Martial arts Workshop 2015. Special thanks to Rob Brown and all the new friends we made.