Last month we welcomed back Bob Spour who is the Chief Instructor of the Phraya Pichai Muay Thai Camp to Dorchester Martial Arts to conduct a grading for the clubs members. Throughout the day Bob conducted three grading’s, one for our kid’s class (5-9yrs), one for our Junior class (10-14yrs) and one for our adult class.
The grading’s covered boxing techniques, kicking and clinch work with elbows and knee strikes as well as some self defence skills at the end.
I’m very pleased to report the standard was excellent and everyone passed their grading. A special mention goes to Harry, Cosmo and Theo who passed their Junior 10th Khans (black belt equivalent). The boys will retest for their adult 10th Khans when they turn sixteen. We do this to avoid the scenario common in other Martial Arts where a 10yr old is a 3rd Dan Black Belt.
Also a huge thank you to Ajarn Bob for making the journey from Birmingham and sharing his knowledge of Muay Thai.