Derek Gove, 3rd dan

Derek has been a member of Watanabe Kai since the first night the club opened, in March 1986. He took over the running of the club when John Barton moved to Kendal in 1994.
Derek holds both FPJ Level 1&2 qualifications, is a qualified area referee, and has completed the BJC's Shidosha Dai Ichi coaching award.

Martin Little, 2nd dan

Martin joined Watanabe Kai in 1999 and quickly became a valuable member of the club.
He holds FPJ Level 1&2 qualifications.