Award joy for instructor Soame

Saracen Martial Arts and its Chief Instructor, Ian Soame 5th Dan Black belt have been awarded fifth Place in the United Kingdom Martial Arts Federation Annual Instructor Awards.

Saracen Martial Arts and its Chief Instructor, Ian Soame 5th Dan Black belt have been awarded fifth Place in the United Kingdom Martial Arts Federation Annual Instructor Awards.

The award is given to Instructors of the most successful Martial Arts clubs in the country. Amongst other things the award is presented to instructors who have consistently had high student successes at gradings, both locally and at National Black belt gradings .

The award also reflects new student enrolments to one of the most successful Martial Arts clubs in the country.

'We are very proud to have secured fifth place in the UKMAF Awards for the 2008 -2009 year. We have been in the top five for over 15 years. 2009 has started strongly for us and we hope to improve on our fifth place, maybe regain the top place this year' commented Ian Soame Saracen's Chief Instructor.


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'This would be a fitting tribute as 2009 should see Saracen's 100th Black Belt pass in its 23-year history'.

Anyone interested in the Martial Art of Tae Kwon Do can contact Master Ian Soame on Watton (01953) 882034, or go along to the Watton Youth Centre on a Wednesday evening at 7pm (first month training free).

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