On May 2, the SWKKF holds its Annual 2009 Black Belt grading in Olds Alberta. Sensei Ron Matti, 7th Dan, Chief Instructor for the SWKKF, presided over the event along with Sensei Danny McCoy, 7th Dan. I sat on the grading Joseke panel. A total of about 20 students were testing fro ranks, and I’m pleased to announce that our three candidates were successful: Dr. Anglea Juby – to shodan Emily Cliff – to nidan Lee Restivo – to nidan The BKA would also like to congratulate Sensei Kevin Bowes of the Calgary Glamorgan club on his superb performance in achieving his yodan ranking.