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Horley martial arts club hails 13-year-old black belt
12:04pm Wednesday 11th September 2013 in News
A Horley martial arts club is celebrating one of its young members becoming a black belt.
For 13-year-old Connor New graded for his 1st Dan Black Belt in Choi Kwang Do and passed with flying colours.
Watched by his family and peers, Connor, who has been attending the PPCKD club, based in Oakwood Sports Centre, Balcombe Road, Horley, for four years, went through all stages of the grading showing perseverance and fine technique.
His instructor, Paul Truman, said: “It was one of the best black belt gradings I had ever seen.”
He said Connor's performance was met with “rapturous applause throughout.”
People wanting more information on Choi Kwang Do should call PPCKD on 0800 612 2742, or visit the website at: www.ppckd.com