Congratulations to those who passed their Dan gradings during our 2015 UK Taikai!
- Marian Bennun - Sandan
- Chris Wilcox - Sandan
- Damian Leece - Nidan
- Andy Vaughan - Shodan
- Dean Ireland - Shodan
The blog image for this post is the Japanese kanji for 'Fudoshin' and this example was written by Yasumoto Soke.
It means imperturbability, steadfastness. The usual translation is keeping a cool head in an emergency, or keeping calm (e.g. during a fight).