The mid year gradings for Haidong Gumdo have begun.
- Sunday at the Mulimpia, May and Alex (from Wellington) graded to Black belt.
- Then travelling to Whakatane, Dan, Levi, Shayne and Noah graded.
- Wednesday saw Budo South, in the form of Ben, Andrew, Lee, Jeremy, Sophia, Cody and Jessie graded to their respective belts.
- Finally, at the end of September, there will be a grading in Wellington.