Roger Gracie's father, the legendary Mauricio Gomes promoted one of his original students, Kevin Chan, to Black Belt today.

Roger Gracie, Felipe Souza, Jude Samuel, Gustavo 'Sidi' and approx 70 other students were present to witness the promotion, which also saw Steve Finan, Marcus Collinson, Richard Burletson, Vernon O'Neill, Jason Gregoriades and Gerald Ashby Promoted to Brown Belt.

Lex Deasley was promoted to Purple Belt.