- November 2006, Grading: Sensei Higashi graded four yudansha: Peter Giffen to sandan, and Derek Ryan, Alexandra Conrad, Michael Conrad, to their shodan. Congratulations to all of them.
- June 2004, Recent Grading Results: Congratulations to our newest Shodan (black belt), Micheal Symington, from Edmonton, Alberta.
- July 2003, Congratulations to our New Black belts: Don Mazerolle, Kathy Douglass, Kathy Maddalena, Anne Finn, Dave Raboud, Chris Golz and Louis-France Lemieux. Special mention goes to Jason Forbes for his promotion to Nidan!