SUNDAY May 6 proved to be a very successful and enjoyable day for Cobra Kan as 34 of the club’s students made the grade to their next belt in St Gerard’s Hall.
All students showed a huge level of skill and dedication in learning and improving. No one could fault them on the day as they all passed their grades with flying colours. Both juniors and seniors were graded on the day watched by family and friends. The group included -
White to Yellow: Tiernan and Navies Weldon, Lucy Watters, Enya Kerley, Eimear Kerley, Matas Lukosevicius, Lee Kerr, Oran Mulligan, Jack Corbett, Aaron Garvey, Kalea Kinahan, Ellie O’Shaughnessy.
Yellow to Orange: Sarah Grey, Mark Freeman, Adam Murtagh, Connor Smyth, Erin O’Connell, Leah O’Shaughnessy, Naoise O’Hagan.
Orange to Green: Rebecca Lamb-Fegan, Benus Lukosevicius, Jack Mahony, Darren O’Malley, Jan Fitzgerald, Martina Goss, Sean Martin.
Green to Blue: Peter Lamb-Fegan, Sean O’Hare.
Blue to Purple: Megan Rogers, Stephen McMahon.
Purple to First Brown: Patrick Mulligan, Andrea and Glen Ladley.
Second Brown to Third Brown (1st Kyu): Daire Lawless.
Three huge honours were also gained by club members lately. Marian Kierans received her honouree Black Belt, Catherine Brady graded to her second Dan Black Belt and Coach Patricia McQuillan was presented by the Irish president of the World Kickboxing Championships, Mick Dunleavey, with her 6th Dan Black Belt.