The next generation take another step

Poppy Keegan, daughter of Bushinkai chief instructor Simon passed her orange stripe at the weekend. Poppy aged 5 and her cousin Maisie were examined by Tameside Karate run by Sensei Julian Mallalieu and his wife Sharon. Tameside Karate is a Genbukai club under Sensei Fumio Demura. Link to Poppy’s yellow stripe grading here.

Bushinkai mascot gets her first stripe

Poppy Keegan, daughter of Bushinkai chief instructor Simon and granddaughter of Metal Tiger Academy principal Dave passed her first grading today in Shito Ryu Karate. Bushinkai classes are adults-only, but luckily we know an excellent instructor nearby who does teach little ones – Sensei Julian Mallalieu and his wife Sharon. Julian has a great pedigree…