Senpai Stephen Haylett-Petty
Senpai Steve started training in 2007 at Te Awamutu Dojo under Sei Shihan Michael. He stepped into the dojo wanting to get fitter, stronger and learn self defense. As well as training in Te Awamutu, Senpai Steve has trained at Seido Dojos in Hamilton, Auckland (Devonport & Morningside) and Tauranga, as well as the Henkada Judo club in Hamilton.
He has competed at three North Island Seido Tournaments, winning two medals, one in kata and one in semi contact kumite. Senpai Steve attained his Shodan (1st dan black belt) in March 2018.