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Andrea McKey Makes Mark At AMAA Nationals

Andrea McKey Makes Mark At AMAA Nationals

Bermuda’s Andrea McKey made her mark at the American Martial Arts Alliance [AMAA] Nationals in North Carolina this weekend, placing second in weapons competition and fourth in kata, being included in the ‘Who’s Who in Martial Arts’ book, and receiving an award. Ms. McKey is currently a student of Shotokan-Do Bermuda under the... Read more of this article

Bermuda Sanshou Association Receive $10,000

Bermuda Sanshou Association Receive $10,000

The Minister of National Security Jeffrey Baron recently presented a cheque worth $10,000 to the Bermuda Sanshou Association as part of the Cash Back for Communities programme. A spokesperson said, “Cash Back is made possible through the Confiscated Assets or proceeds of crime initiative, where seized funds are given back to worthy organisations... Read more of this article

Sanshou Association Team Win Medals In Texas

Sanshou Association Team Win Medals In Texas

A Bermuda Sanshou Association [BSA] team of seven athletes returned home recently with a haul of seven medals after competing in the 11th Pan American Wushu Championships in Lubbock, Texas. The team consisted of Zain Philpott, Keanu Wilson, Sentwali Woolridge, Jermal Woolridge, Talia Iris, Krista Dyer and Chaquita Simmons. The team was coached by reigning... Read more of this article

Bermuda Wushu Team Traveling To Texas

Bermuda Wushu Team Traveling To Texas

The Bermuda Sanshou Association [BSA] has assembled a team of seven athletes, including four males and three females, to compete in the 11th Pan American Wushu Championships from August 11 to August 14 in Lubbock, Texas. A spokesperson said, “The team consists of young athletes Zain Philpott and Keanu Wilson, who will be competing in their first... Read more of this article

Photos: Sanda Pandas Children’s Kickboxing

Photos: Sanda Pandas Children’s Kickboxing

[Updated with video] In April of this year, the Bermuda Sanshou Association [BSA] commenced “Sanda Pandas,” a Chinese Kickboxing program for children aged 5-12 at Lotus on Victoria Street and today [June 30] participants in the program received certificates at the final Sanda Pandas class for the Spring Term. The classes were held on Tuesdays and... Read more of this article

Latest Bermuda Karate Organisation Rankings

Latest Bermuda Karate Organisation Rankings

Following the Lepercq Memorial Martial Arts Tournament at the Pembroke Sunday School this past weekend, the Bermuda Karate Organisation has determined the top five active competitors based on points accumulated over three events. Juniors:Dominique Brown 23 Kentaro Bean 19 Zachary Bishop 18 Kallan Todd 18 Callahj Simons 16Adults:Talia Iris 32 Gavin... Read more of this article

IOGKF Bermuda Friendship Tournament Results

IOGKF Bermuda Friendship Tournament Results

The 2016 IOGKF Bermuda Friendship Tournament took place at The Academy of Martial Arts this weekend, with martial arts skills on display from age groups ranging from 5 to 14 years of age. The event saw a number of winners emerge in a range of categories, with competition segments including novice, intermediate and advanced boys and girl and a weapons... Read more of this article

Lepercq Memorial Martial Arts Tournament Held

Lepercq Memorial Martial Arts Tournament Held

The 16th edition of the Lepercq Memorial Martial Arts Tournament was held at the Pembroke Sunday School  this weekend featuring competition in Forms and Point Sparring. In the Men’s Black Belt Forms, Richard Gibbons was declared the winner with Andrea McKey the Women’s Black Belt winner. Kentaro Bean was crowned the Junior Forms Grand Champion,... Read more of this article

Bermuda Muay Thai Team Win Medals In Iowa

Bermuda Muay Thai Team Win Medals In Iowa

From June 17th and June 19th, the Bermuda Amateur Muay Thai Association took the Bermuda National Muay Thai Team to compete in the largest Muay Thai tournament in North America, the Thai Boxing Association of America’s annual Muay Thai Classic in Des Moines, Iowa. The team consisted of 6 competitors, Jeron Gunness, Corey Boyce, Jay Astwood, Nikki... Read more of this article

Bermuda Coaches Host Workshop In Barbados

Bermuda Coaches Host Workshop In Barbados

Two of Bermuda’s coaches recently headed overseas in order to offer their expertise abroad, with the Barbados Wushu Taichi Federation playing host to the coaches from the Bermuda Sanshou Association for a three day training clinic.The seminars were on the sport of Sanda, one of the Wushu sports of the International Wushu Federation and national... Read more of this article

Photos: Bermuda Karate Open Championships

Photos: Bermuda Karate Open Championships

The 34th Bermuda Open Karate Championships took place at the Hamilton Princess this weekend, with martial arts skills on display from age groups ranging from under 10 to adult. The event saw a number of winners emerge in a wide range of categories, with competition segments including black belt men and women, novice and intermediate boys and girls under... Read more of this article

Bermuda Open Karate Championships Results

Bermuda Open Karate Championships Results

The 34th Bermuda Open Karate Championships took place at the Hamilton Princess yesterday [Apr 24], with martial arts skills on display from age groups ranging from under 10 to adult. The event saw a number of winners emerge in a wide range of categories, with competition segments including black belt men and women, novice and intermediate boys and girls... Read more of this article

“Kickathon” Set To Support Local Martial Artist

“Kickathon” Set To Support Local Martial Artist

With Deondre Morris of the Bermuda Karate Organization [BKO] set to represent Bermuda at the 2016 Muay Thai Classic in Iowa in June, he and teammates Angela Hovi and Teirney Gibbons will be holding a ‘kickathon’ on April 9 in order to raise funds to assist with Mr. Morris’ trip. The event will take place from 4.00pm at BKO, with sponsors... Read more of this article