25/11/2018

Dan Gradings and new ranks in Italy, Greece & Germany!

Big success for many of our members!

Quite a few”updates” in our world union’s hierarchy! Congratulations to the successful candidates that passed their dan gradings! Our hierarchy page (including only 4th Dans and over) has been updated:

But more specifically, congratulations to:

– Anna HOURDAKI (Greece) for passing her 7th Dan! As Kamohara sensei himself said, “it is very rare for a woman to hold a 7th Dan in martial arts in general!”. Congratulations!

– Alberto SALVATORI (Italy), our national representative in Italy, for receiving the SHIHAN and the KYOSHI titles from Kamohara sensei!

– Dimitrios PETRAKIS (Greece), our General Secretary, for passing his 5th Dan

– Nikolaos PITSITAKIS (Greece), for passing his 5th Dan

– Stergios TSAKALAKIS (Greece), for passing his 5th Dan

– Tom STRAPHEL (Germany), our national representative and President in Germany, for passing his 5th Dan

– Irini Karaiskaki (Greece) for passing her 4th Dan

– Arne BUCHIN (Germany), Vice-President in Germany, for passing his 3rd Dan

– Despina Papavasileiou (Greece) for passing her 2nd Dan

– Georgios Milakis (Greece) for passing his 2nd Dan

– Dimitrios KALAITZIS (Greece) for passing his 2nd Dan

– Georgia PAPASIFAKI (Greece) for passing her 2nd Dan

– Panayiotis KOCI (Greece) for passing his 2nd Dan

– Marlene Schlaak (Germany) for passing her 1st Dan

– Christos STAMATAKIS (Greece) for passing his 1st Dan

– Adamantia PIKRAKI (Greece) for passing her 1st Dan

– Eleni XILOURI (Greece) for passing her 1st Dan

– Dimitrios KOTOUPAS (Greece) for passing his 1st Dan

– Erieta VASILAKI (Greece) for passing her 1st Dan

– Danai VASILAKI (Greece) for passing her 1st Dan

– Georgios VORIZANOS (Greece) for passing his 1st Dan

Congratulations to everyone!

Photos from the Dan Gradings both in Greece and in Germany: