Esther Beales, 3rd Dan. Esther has the honour of being our youngest ever 2nd Dan at 9 years and 34 days. She is also currently a 1st Dan in Kokasai ju jitsu.
Esther assisted Kancho Yates, Sensei Reed and Sensei Atkinson at some of their classes and moved on to teach with her sisters and brothers in the North West as full time instructors.
Esther has also won a certificate of merit for Tynedale young girl sports player of the year twice and appeared on BBC television Sports kids 2010 with her sister Anna.