STUDENTS of the Barnstaple Shotokan Karate Club gained double success,  Rakesh Sheity and Alice Cooke, pictured above, both gaining their black belts after attending a week-long course at Paignton.  They trained in unison with six of the highest instruc

STUDENTS of the Barnstaple Shotokan Karate Club gained double success, Rakesh Sheity and Alice Cooke, pictured above, both gaining their black belts after attending a week-long course at Paignton.

They trained in unison with six of the highest instructors of the Karate Union of Great Britain.

Both graded under Sensei Andy Sherry 8th Dan, Chief British Instructor to the Karate Union of Great Britain.

Rakesh has been training for eight years and Alice for five years.

Barnstaple Shotokan Karate Club train twice a week under Sensei Mark Blanche. For more details contact 07971963952.