Students make the martial arts grade

OVER 200 kids and adults were at Linlithgow Leisure Centre last month for Kobe Osaka gradings.

Karate master Paul Lapsley who takes the classes in Linlithgow was awarded a fifth Dan black belt and Sensai Steven Morris was given his seventh Dan.

120512  Kobe osaka karate gradings at linlithgow leisure centre.

120512 Kobe osaka karate gradings at linlithgow leisure centre.

Paul said: “It was a fantastic day - everybody passed and we got great results.”

The annual national grading day has taken place in Linlithgow for the past nine years

Those interested in getting involved in Kobe Osaka should contact Paul on 07961 939 784.