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Bermuda Sanshou Team Return With 19 Medals

Bermuda Sanshou Team Return With 19 Medals

Last night, the Minister of Labour, Community Affairs and Sports Lovitta Foggo greeted members of the Bermuda Sanshou Association at the airport following their success at the 20th Bridgetown Burning Martial Arts Festival in Barbados over the weekend where they claimed 19 medals – 11 gold, 4 silver and 4 bronze. Minister Foggo congratulated all... Read more of this article

Sanshou Win Eight More Medals In Barbados

Sanshou Win Eight More Medals In Barbados

At the Longbeach Burning event on Sunday in Barbados, the Bermuda team captured another eight medals; 3 gold, 2 silver and 3 bronze medals. Twelve year olds Dominique Brown and Szaine Williams doubled their gold medal tally by winning their respective divisions in Beach Wrestling at the Long Beach event. Krista Dyer also won gold in the female division... Read more of this article

Bermuda Sanshou Win 11 Medals In Barbados

Bermuda Sanshou Win 11 Medals In Barbados

The Bermuda Sanshou Association team made an excellent showing at the 20th Bridgetown Burning Martial Arts Festival in Barbados this weekend, winning a total of 11 medals – 8 gold, 2 silver and one bronze medal. Nathaniel Thomas defended his 9 years and under title in a division with eight competitors, Matai Phipps also secured a gold medal in a... Read more of this article

Sanshou Fighters To Compete In Barbados

Sanshou Fighters To Compete In Barbados

The Bermuda Sanshou Association will field nine athletes at Saturday’s 20th Bridgetown Burning Martial Arts Festival in Barbados. This is the third consecutive year that Bermuda has sent a contingent to Barbados to compete and for the second year in a row the team will also feature Junior San Da athletes. Nine year old Nathaniel Thomas, who captured... Read more of this article

BKO Rankings Following Sensei Roots Shiai

BKO Rankings Following Sensei Roots Shiai

Following the Sensei Roots Shiai on March 3rd, the following competitors scored 10 or more points toward the 2019 Bermuda Karate Organisation [BKO] rankings:Andre Joseph [masters] Kent Bean [senior] Jashae Allen-Lamontagne [senior] Talia Iris [senior] Milahn Powell [junior] Kentaro Bean [junior] Ja’leiyah Johnston [junior] Related StoriesSanshou... Read more of this article

Results: Sensei Roots’ Shiai Invitational

Results: Sensei Roots’ Shiai Invitational

The Sensei Roots Shiai Invitational was held this weekend, with competitors taking part in forms, weapons and sparring. Grand champions were Talia Iris [black belt forms and weapons], Kent Bean [forms], Andre Joseph [weapons], Dakari Bailey [intermediate boys], Milahn Powell [intermediate forms and junior weapons] and Ja’Leiyah Johnston [novice girls] The... Read more of this article

Athletes Compete In John Chung World Cup

Athletes Compete In John Chung World Cup

A team from the Bermuda Karate Organization competed in the John Chung’s World Cup Martial Arts Champion in Reston this weekend, achieving excellent results, with the team claiming a number of wins. Back row: Jashae Allen-Lamontagne, Kentaro Bean, Kent Bean Milahn Powell, Andrea Mckey [team leader], Andre Joseph, John Chung [tournament promoter];... Read more of this article

Bermuda Martial Artists To Compete In Virginia

Bermuda Martial Artists To Compete In Virginia

On January 20th, Bermuda will be represented at John Chung’s World Cup Open Martial Arts Championship in Reston near Washington DC. Competing under the auspices of the Bermuda Karate Organization are [standing] Kianna Aguilar-Vaughans, Andrea McKey, Dominique Brown, Kentaro Bean, Milahn Powell, André Joseph, [kneeling] Callahj Simons, Jashae Allen-Lamontagne,... Read more of this article

Sanda Pandas In-House Tournament Results

Sanda Pandas In-House Tournament Results

Bermuda Sanshou Association [BSA] hosted its second annual Sanda Pandas In-house Tournament at Aries Sports Centre on Tuesday evening in front of a crowd of very enthusiastic parents and supporters. Fourteen athletes competed in the in-house competition where 6 gold, 6 silver and 2 bronze medals were awarded to the winners. The majority of the competitors... Read more of this article

National Sports Governing Bodies Hold Meeting

National Sports Governing Bodies Hold Meeting

The Association of National Sports Governing Bodies [ANSGB] held their General Assembly Meeting on Saturday, December 1st at the CedarBridge Academy. Delegates representing Bermuda Boxing Association, Bermuda Association of Motorsports, Bermuda Badminton Association, Bermuda Basketball Association, Bermuda Bicycle Association, Bermuda Body Building... Read more of this article

Minister Congratulates Bermuda Wushu Team

Minister Congratulates Bermuda Wushu Team

Minister of Labour, Community Affairs and Sports Lovitta Foggo congratulated Bermuda’s 12th Pan American Wushu Championships team who won two Gold Medals and two Bronze Medals over the past few days of competition. The two Gold Medals went to Krista Dyer and Ryley Mason, while the two Bronze Medals were won by Johneiro Outerbridge and Dean Jones. Minister... Read more of this article

Latest BKO Skippy Kick Martial Arts Rankings

Latest BKO Skippy Kick Martial Arts Rankings

Following the Bermuda Karate Institute’s Skippy Kick martial arts event on Sunday, November 4, the top two scorers for 2018 in various categories are below. Senior male:Andre Joseph 20 David Simons 16Senior female:Andrea McKey 31 [only entrant]Male:Kent Bean 25 Kaelin Cox 8Female:Jashae Allen-LaMontagne 33 Talia Iris 32Junior... Read more of this article

Bermuda Taekwondo Competes In Louisville

Bermuda Taekwondo Competes In Louisville

The Bermuda Taekwondo Association recently competed in Louisville, Kentucky at the 32rd annual HMA US Open Tae Kwon Do Championship, hosted by Grandmaster Jung Oh Hwang and attracting “approximately 800 competitors with just as many spectators.” A spokesperson said, “Four members of the Bermuda Taekwondo Association, along with family... Read more of this article