FIFTEEN Cheshire Martial Arts Centre karate students have passed their black belt gradings under examiners Andy White, Ken Gee and Paul Graham.

They are, from left, back, Ross McKinnon, first dan; Brian King, second dan; Alex Gibbson, first dan; Martin McGrath, first dan; William Buckley, second dan; Adam Amiri, second dan; Joshua Askey, second dan. Front, Ryan Garner, second dan; Spike Forber, first dan; Harry Bolderson, first dan; James Rodriguez, first dan; Thomas Hulme, Shodan Ho.

Three others who passed but are not on picture are William Elliott, first dan; Sam Van Den Branden, first dan; Oliver Mellows, first dan.