TROWBRIDGE, Westbury and Bradford on Avon students passed their first degree black belt grading at the Bristol Academy.

The group, trained by instructor Rob Tucker (fifth Dan) saw Grace Ross, Alex Simmonds,Max Topping, Amelia Baker, Kaide Wong and Karen Hoodless pass their black belt star gradings together with Thomas Bailey, Connor Rhys-Lewis, Joshua Tilsley while Braden Jukes passed his second degree black belt.