Myriam Raymond

Myriam and Ben

Myriam began training Kokikai with Paul Coonan at the Dance Works dojo in Woolloongabba in February 2002. She then trained at Woolloongabba and MacGregor between 2003 and 2009 under James Moss, with annual trips to Sydney and Lismore.

Myriam has trained in Perth, New York City, and Seki (Japan). She visited and trained with Maruyama sensei at Kokikai headquarters in Nagoya in 2008 and again in 2010.

Shuji Maruyama sensei awarded Myriam with her Shodan in 2006, her Nidan in 2009, and her Sandan in 2015. Myriam received Yondan rank in 2020.

In 2009 she co-founded the Bullockhead Creek dojo with Mark Hatfield.

Myriam became dojo leader at Bullockhead Creek on 1st September, 2011.