We have had some excellent progress in grades this year at the Academy.

Some members have been achieving their first grade steps on the ladder as they begin their judo journeys, while our more experienced members reached major milestones.

The following people graded in 2018:

1 mon (1 yellow stripe): Leo Stylianidis, Blake Shepherd, Maisie Morrison, Alexis Tzeng, Zacharie Girard, Ivan Arykov, Jamie Butler, Maxym Arykov, Peri Shaw,
Hayley Shaw, Arturo Neale, Niko Neale, Kaija Jaugilas, Tarek Gilmour, Moses Buda, Antonia Gorbushina, Mia Patel, Nico Buda,
Toby Grove, Gabriel Ashbey
2 mon (2 yellow stripes): Brontë Hall-Fernandez, Yasmeen Parbhu, Arden Grove, Ruby McKenzie, Eva Maora, Luca Talarkiewicz, Jaxon Vincent, Miles Vincent,
Henry Bass, Kaija Jaugilas, Tarek Gilmour
3 mon (3 yellow stripes): Wilson Cheng, Patariki Nepe-Apatu, Camille Girard, Tom McKinnon, Ardern Grove, Blake Shepherd, Brontë Hall-Fernandez
5 kyu (Yellow belt): Tawhiti Nepe-Apatu, Isla Morrison, Lucinda Griffiths, Wilson Cheng, Jack Brunel, Arden Grove, Blake Shepherd, Tom McKinnon,
Brontë Hall-Fernandez, Camille Girard, Sergey Arykov, You Jay Kim
4 mon (1 orange stripe): Caitlin McGirr
5 mon (2 orange stripes): James Stockwell Williams, Aurie Tzeng
6 mon (3 orange stripes): Francesca Sigal, Sean Masuda-Morgan, Kieran Masuda-Morgan, James Stockwell Williams, Aurie Tzeng
4 kyu (Orange belt): Tess Burgoyne, Roberta Griffiths, Tara Stockwell Williams, Ethan Campbell-Smith, Francesca Sigal
3 kyu (Green belt): Dean Banks
2 kyu (Blue belt): Sarah Tench, Malcolm Wilson, Oscar Quin, Sam Power, Jay Blair
1 kyu (Brown belt): Mike Tench
Shodan: Qona Christie, Dougal McLellan
Nidan: Sparkles MacDiarmid