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Gordon Mathie - 6th Dan

Started Training 1971

My Dan Gradings:-
Passed 1st Dan - 1987 - Sensei Enoeda
Passed 2nd Dan - 1991 - Sensei Enoeda
Passed 3rd Dan - 1994 - Sensei Enoeda
Passed 4th Dan - 1998 - Sensei Enoeda (1935 - 2003)
Passed 5th Dan - 2003 - Sensei Sherry, Poynton & Naylor
Passed 6th Dan - 2012 - Sensei Sherry & Sensei Poynton

My Instructors:-
I've been lucky enough to have been taught on a regular basis by some of the best Karate Instructors in the world, the following are those who I feel have have had a major influence on my training; Sensei Enoeda (British Team Coach),
Sensei Andy Sherry (British Team Coach),
Sensei Frank Brennan (my coach),
Sensei Gene Dunnett & Sensei Eck Duncan (two of Scotland's finest instructors & competitors).

My Competition C.V.
Scottish Kumite Champion - 10 times
Scottish Kata Champion - 4 times
Scottish Grand Champion - 3 times in a row
Scottish Team Champion - 5 times
British Team Kumite - Runner up
British Finalist - Several times
British All styles - Team Kumite Champion
British All Styles - Kumite Runner up

International Events
Represented Scotland at World & European Championships - 1991 - 2004
Represented Great Britain at JKA World Championships 1994 - 2000

World Silver and Bronze Medallist

As a Coach
Many of our students are Scottish Champions
Many are British Champions
Several have won both World & European Medals