MTG Fighting Fit Central students reach expert level

A few of the clubs students were recently graded to 4th Dan.

MTG Fighting Fit Central Taekwon-Do Club promoted three black belts to the 4th dan expert level.

The Marks Park Sports Club-based club graded the following students, 21-year-old Richard Hardman, who is the youngest in the federation so far to reach this level. He has trained at the club since he was six years old as well as Peter Stander (57) and Arthur Body (32), who due to injury was unable to be graded this past December as planned, however, he completed his test in March.

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Norman Magua, head instructor and 7th dan, explained that the grades consist of all of the required physical syllabus training including; self-defence, sparring, hand and kicking techniques, breaking, theory as well as a thesis on any subjects pertaining to Taekwon-Do, which is also required to attain 4th dan level.

“They all availed themselves very well and proved themselves worthy to hold this title after many years of dedication to the art,” he said. Magua, and the club are very proud of them and wished them the best for their training for the next level which is at least another 4 years away with dedicated training.

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