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Old 08-09-2012, 10:08 AM   #1
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Shihan Promotions - Henry Ellis and Derek Eastman

Posted 2012-08-06 08:30:05 by Joe Curran


Dear All,
On Fri 3rdAugust at the Hut Shihan certification was presented to Henry Ellis Sensei 6th Dan and Derek Eastman Sensei 6th Dan. The presentation was made by Chiba Sensei.At the same time the lately departed Foster Sensei was posthumously awarded Aikikai 7th Dan.
Congratulations are in order.
Cheers, Joe.

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Old 08-09-2012, 04:24 PM   #2
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Re: Shihan Promotions - Henry Ellis and Derek Eastman

Congratulations are indeed in order for these fine gentlemen, who have long represented, and continue to represent Ueshiba Aikido with authenticity, dignity, grace, honor and a wee bit of panache.

O Medetoo Gozaimashita!
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Old 08-11-2012, 07:53 AM   #3
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Congratulations on some clearly well-deserved promotions.

Kind regards

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Old 08-11-2012, 02:40 PM   #4
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Always good to hear of progress made! Congratulations gentlemen!

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Old 08-13-2012, 09:39 AM   #5
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Re: Shihan Promotions - Henry Ellis and Derek Eastman

Congrats!
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Old 08-14-2012, 08:22 AM   #6
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The Hut dojo has broken the godan barrier! Nothing can hold them back now!
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Old 08-17-2012, 08:17 AM   #7
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Congratulations to you both
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Old 08-17-2012, 11:50 AM   #8
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Congratulations!

Evolution doesn't prove God doesn't exist, any more than hammers prove carpenters don't exist.
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Old 08-22-2012, 02:22 PM   #9
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Re: Shihan Promotions - Henry Ellis and Derek Eastman

Thank you all for your kind comments - very much appreciated.

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