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Alf Love 6th Dan

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Our founder and Head Coach Alf Love’s dedication and contribution to martial arts for over 30 years was duly recognised when he was presented with his 6th Dan by the president of Shorai International, 8th Dan Joe Tierney. Over the last twenty five years Alf and Joe have become good friends and Alf has no doubt benefited in being able to tap in to the wealth of knowledge from Joe who is a legend within the martial arts community.

Alf is pictured with Joe and one of our former students Mick Waters who was presented with his 5th Dan at the end of a seminar taken by Joe attended by around thirty of our students.  Our sincere congratulations go to Alf in reaching such a significant milestone in a sport which he has dedicated the majority of his life to.