SEVEN Bridport Aikido Club students made the grade at a course hosted by Sensei Phil Bolt.

Members of clubs in Exeter and Bristol also improved their grading during the event at Bridport Leisure Centre.

Bridport juniors Finlay Turner (white belt, two yellow stripes), Callum Birkett (yellow belt, two orange stripes), Conan Birkett (orange belt, two light blue stripes) and Annabelle Saint (second blue belt) were rewarded for their performances.

In the adults, David Pearce (yellow belt), Jordan Bird (orange belt) and Ignacio Gómez Aguilera (blue belt) delivered when it mattered most.

Bridport Aikido Club holds training sessions on Monday and Wednesday evenings (7.40-9.40pm) in the main hall at Bridport Leisure Centre.

Contact Jake Birkett on 01308 459364 for more information, take a look at bridportaiki or find them on Facebook.