Rhian has been training at Barry Kyokushin for almost 5 years and has won 7 National tournament titles in Kata in that time.
She has attended Referee courses, summer camps, weapons seminars, Kudo seminars, Iain Abernethy Seminars, has judged at national tournaments and is also the Barry Kyokushin Karate Club Student of the Year for 2013 and 2014.
She is now a fully qualified IKO National Judge. Rhian competed at World Championships in Japan for Kata in April 2017. Rhian also competed at the European Championships in Lyon France in May 2017. She was the first individual in the history of Barry Kyokushin to compete at this level. Rhian also attended the Mitsumine camp along with Sensei Phill duriing his Sandan grading in April 2017. Also in April 2017, Rhian was nominated for and won, an award for Female competitor of the year at The British Martial Arts Awards.