King’s Lynn martial arts school sponsors London Marathon duo

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Last weekend 30 Black Belts and advanced students from Kuk Sool Won Traditional Korean Martial Arts School in Lynn graded towards their next grade level.

Some 19 Dahn Bo Nims (black belt candidate) all passed the grade towards their black belt.

Each student has to complete a minimum of six gradings held every three months.

They have to perform a variety of skills, from basic kicking to jump kicks, spinning kicks and combination kicks, numerous self-defence techniques, empty hand forms, falling skills and breaking.

Meanwhile, 11 Jyo Kyo Nims (1st Degree Black Belt) also passed their grading towards 2nd Degree Black Belt.

These students also have to grade for a minimum of eight times, grading every three months.

They have the addition of weapons to their syllabus; Staff form and Sparring, Sword form and cutting and Short Staff form.

Also pictured is Steven Franklin.

Kuk Sool Won of King’s Lynn Martial arts school has sponsored him and David Grimes (not pictured) who will be running this year’s London Marathon for local charity Tapping House.

Anyone wishing to sponsor them to raise money please go to: http://

Kuk Sool Won Traditional Korean Martial Arts School teach Lil Dragons 4-6 years old, junior/youth 6-13 years old and adults 13-plus.

To book a free introduction session, call Marie on 07957961877 or Darren on 07545239300.

More details can be obtained at the website