Tom Dennis, Our Newest Brown Belt

On Saturday, after two grueling matches in front of the entire school, Professor Madama promoted Tom Dennis to brown belt. As part of the "ceremony", Tom was treated with the traditional belt whipping which often comes when a seasoned team member gets a belt promotion.

Tom Working Open Guard

Tom Working Open Guard

The Presentation

The Presentation

 
Bloodied, But Happy

Bloodied, But Happy

 

Tom is only the seventh person to be promoted to this level by Professor Madama. Congratulations, Tom!