News Update 21st November

Training Focus

The training focus for this week is Curriculum and Grading. Come in and get that new belt!

Junior Cadet Module

Tier 1 is for all JUNIORS below Low-Blue belt

Tier 2 is for JUNIORS above Green belt and CADETS below Low-Blue belt

Tier 3 is for all Cadets above Green belt.


Adult Christmas Party

The Adults’ party is on Friday 16th Dec at The Samuel Hall on Mansfield Rd. We are taking names now so get on the list.

Kids’ Christmas Party

The Christmas Party for the Kids is also on the 16th Dec and will in the Dojo at the usual class times. Come in fancy dress and ready for fun!

Christmas Closing

Our last day of training this year will be Friday 23rd December. Let’s all finish this year with a bang and keep the momentum going all the way to the end.


Change has a considerable psychological impact on the human mind. To the fearful it is threatening because it means that things may get worse. To the hopeful it is encouraging because things may get better. To the confident it is inspiring because the challenge exists to make things better.”

King Whitney Jr


Sensei Matt Thurman, Shudokan Black Belt Academy – Aikido Nottingham