Please find below, the list of those coveted students, who have shown tremendous 'Spirit', and the required 'Dedication', and Technical Ability, to have been awarded their Second Dan / Degree Black Belt within Canton Martial Arts.


The students listed below have continued their training, have continued their learning, and have continued down the path toward a more indepth understanding of their chosen Martial Art.


This will be in date order from those receiving their Second Dan / Degree Black Belts first at the top, then the latest ones will be added to the bottom as and when.

1 Karate Kirstie Freail August 2003
2 Karate Steve Heskett December 2003
3 Karate Ray Freail December 2003
4 Karate Nicola Blagdon December 2003
5 Karate Rachel Collier December 2003
6 Karate Ryan Thompson August 2004
7 Karate Darren West August 2004
8 Karate Owen Thompson December 2005
9 Karate Ian Cooper December 2005
10 Karate Chris Catmull December 2005
11 Karate Katie Harmer December 2005
12 Karate Aisha Boudehane December 2008
13 Karate Ian Archer December 2008
14 Karate David Woollard December 2008
15 Karate Kira Marsh December 2008
16 Karate Lily Jackson December 2008
17 Karate Chloe Baker June 2009
18 Karate Matthew Hyde June 2009
19 Karate Michael Hannush June2009
20 Karate Carl Dunn June 2010
21 Karate Geoff Dunn June 2010
22 Karate Adela Dunn June2010
23 Karate David Dunne December 2011
24 Karate China Hutton December 2012
25 Karate Lee Dunn December 2012
26 Muay Thai Darren Warren June 2013
27 Muay Thai Brett Wells June 2013
28 Karate Jeremy Thorpe November 2013
29 Karate Ryan Thorpe-Putland November 2013
30 Karate Jack Bradford June 2016
31 Muay Thai Jim Bratton June 2016
32 Karate Denise Hardy December 2016
33 Karate Mike Hardy December 2016
34 Karate Marc Walmsley December 2016



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East Sussex and Kent GRADINGS!

Big congratulations to all those who took their next step in their martial arts journeys by grading at the weekend, (17th/18th), either in Kent or East Sussex.


Kigen set a tough task to end the year with and you all shone magnificently.

Well done to you all. Now let's get ready to smash the NEXT one!


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Get READY for the 2018 Canton Christmas celebration extravaganza!!

This years event will be at the HASTINGS dojo, at the Summerfields Leisure Centre, on Saturday 1st December.


Bring yourselves and your families, (together with a plate of food and some soft drink to share), and enjoy the fun activities on offer.


Come and celebrate the successes of those dojos and students who have been nominated to receive an award!

Don't MISS it!


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Canton & ENGLAND Squad!

Congratulations to our amazing Canton team who represented our club and Country at the WUMA World Championships on October 6th.


We amassed an astonishing FIFTEEN gold medals with accompanying World titles, TEN silver medals and 6 bronze medals.


Pictures to follow in our Gallery.


Congratulations to all our super instructors, especially coach Jokyu Kira Jade Marsh and to our Kigen and founder, Richard Canton himself, who in addition to organising and supervising the whole selection process, won an unprecedented FIVE gold medals/world titles on the day!

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Club Championships!

HUGE kudos to everyone who attended the club championships on Sunday, 22nd July.


You guys all showed the amazing spirit, dedication and fun for which this club is renowned for and on which we so pride ourselves!

Keep an eye out for updates, from the day, to the PICTURE gallery coming very soon.








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