Uddingston youngsters make the grade

Members of Uddingston TAGB junior class with instructor Kirsty Izat after their grading
Members of Uddingston TAGB junior class with instructor Kirsty Izat after their grading

Students from the Uddingston TAGB Tae kwon-do club literally made the grade when they took part in a recent TAGB Scotland grading at Larkhall Leisure Centre.

A total of 28 students from the tots, junior and adult classes were put through their paces under the watchfulk eye of grading examiner Master Donnelly, an 8th Degree Black Belt.

And all passed with flying colours, with Roma Heany receiving the Grading Award for the tots class, Anna McWilliams for the junior class and Michael Currie receiving the award for the adult class.

The full list of successful candidates is -

Junior and adult class - Michael Currie, Michael McGraw, Hannah Wooley, Sam Downey, Beth Izat, Anna McWilliams, Scott McWilliams, Ben Reilly, Sophie Alexander, Oliver Heaney, Zac Maxwell, Marie-Louise McCauley, Felimena Dempsey, Nichole Gilluley, Fiona Lovat, Aiden McCauley, Ryan Welsh.

Tots class - Robert Brandon, Frances McCauley, Larissa Sharp, Sophie Brown, Emma Melrose, Sirish Vimal, Alexander Burnside, Oliver Burnside, Chloe Campbell, Eathan Heaney, Roma Heaney.

Kirsty Izat, 4th Degree Black Belt, and her students train at Uddingston Sports Centre on Monday and Wednesday nights and there are classes available for tots, juniors and adults.

On Thursday nights the club also runs run an assisted learning class for kids who need more support.

Anyone who would like further information should call Kirsty on 077 3333 7545, visit www.uddingstontagb.com or find the club on Facebook – Uddingston Tae kwon-do (TAGB).