Haidong Gumdo Grading – April 2017

Successful candidates

Budo South Martial Arts hosted the third Haidong Gumdo New Zealand grading for 2017.
In attendance as the Grading Examiner, Oceania Haidong Gumdo President, Master Jung-Il Oh.
Master Oh also hosted two seminars over the weekend, one on Saturday for “all-belts” and one on Sunday for Black Belts.

All participants of the grading gave their best effort, form and presence – making for a very good days work.

Congratulations to Aaron Caldwell, Andrew Caldwell, Vijay Chhika, Sean Cromwell and Matt Lightfoot for gaining their 1st Dan Black Belts and to Garry Carpenter for attaining the rank of 3rd Dan.

Onwards to:
• Australia in June for pre-World Championships (Mulimpia) training
• The World Championships (hosted by the World Haidong Gumdo Federation in Korea)
• The New Zealand Mulimpia (in Tauranga, 3rd September)
• The Australia/Oceania Mulimpia (in Brisbane, October)