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Latest Bermuda Karate Organization Ratings

Latest Bermuda Karate Organization Ratings

Following the first two Bermuda Karate Organisation events of  2017 — the Sensei Roots’ Shiai and the Bermuda Open Karate Championships — the BKO updated their competitor rankings. MenGavin Bishop 19 Kaelin Cox 12WomenTalia Iris 16Men over 40Lynwood Richardson 11Women over 40Andrea McKey 16Junior boysKentaro Bean 28 Zachary... Read more of this article

Bermuda Open Karate Championships Results

Bermuda Open Karate Championships Results

The Bermuda Open Karate Championships was held at  Hamilton Princess this weekend, with participants competing in Forms, Weapon Forms and Sparring. Tre Simons, Jahkeyo Seymour, Ashton Eatherley, Davonte Richardson with Referee Charles ButterfieldCharles-Anthony Fox, Kaelin Cox and Gavin BishopThe full Bermuda Open Karate Championships results... Read more of this article

Bermuda Fighters Dominate In Barbados

Bermuda Fighters Dominate In Barbados

Bermuda fighters dominated at the 18th Annual Bridgetown Burning International Combat Games  in Barbados. Sentwali Woolridge defeated former World #3 Zack George of Canada, Woolridge won rounds 2 and 3. Keanu Wilson fought three fights to win the gold medal, Wilson’s 1st fight was a 1st Round KO, his last fight went three rounds after drawing the... Read more of this article

San Shou Team Competing In Barbados

San Shou Team Competing In Barbados

Bermuda San Shou Team just finished up a training session in Miami and headed to Barbados for the 18th Annual Bridgetown Burning International Combat Games. Sentwali Woolridge will headline the 18th Annual Bridgetown Burning International Combat Games against former World #3 Zack George of Canada taking place at the Lloyd Erskine Sandiford Centre on... Read more of this article

Results: Sensei Roots Annual Shiai Invitation

Results: Sensei Roots Annual Shiai Invitation

The Sensei Roots 22nd annual Shiai Invitation took place this weekend, with two hours of closely contested action. Talia Iris scored a double grandchampionship in forms and weapons over close seconds by Andrea McKey, and junior competitor Kentaro Bean also won grands in forms and weapons. Only two competitors, Dominique Brown and Zachary Bishop, attempted... Read more of this article

‘Brotha Richie’ Competes At Martial Art Classic

‘Brotha Richie’ Competes At Martial Art Classic

On Sunday, January 22, Lynwood ‘Brotha Richie’ Richardson competed in his first martial arts tournament outside of Bermuda, the NYT Winter Martial Art Classic, defeating his division’s current number one competitor. A spokesperson said, “The event was hosted by NYTournaments.com, a martial arts tournament promotion company that... Read more of this article

Video: Martial Artists In Virginia Tournament

Video: Martial Artists In Virginia Tournament

The John Chung World Cup Tournament was recently held in Reston, Virginia, with the Bermuda Karate Organization taking part. From Bermuda, Kianna Aguiar-Vaughans competed in the girls 6-8 beginners form [second place BSK], Callahj Simons competed in the girls 6-8 beginners form [first place BSK], and Kallan Todd competed in the 9-11 intermediate boys... Read more of this article

Video: Morris Wins Championship Belt In Toronto

Video: Morris Wins Championship Belt In Toronto

Muay Thai martial artist Deondre Morris recently defeated Gavin Young of Toronto’s Siam 1 gym in a unanimous points decision to take the Destiny Productions cruiser weight title. Supporters from Bermuda on-hand to support Mr. Morris included Skipper and Kristina Ingham and Angela Hovi. Just this past June, Morris competed in the Thai Boxing Association... Read more of this article

Karate Club Donates Children’s Books To Charity

Karate Club Donates Children’s Books To Charity

Tabata-Ha Shotokan Karate-Do Bermuda recently held their annual Christmas party, where they asked those attending to bring a children’s book as the entry fee, and the collected books were donated to the Coalition for the Protection of Children. “We received so many wonderful books from our students and parents and the large box was over... Read more of this article

Morris To Take Part In Title Fight In Toronto

Morris To Take Part In Title Fight In Toronto

Muay Thai martial artist Deondre Morris is preparing for his first major appearance in an international full Muay Thai rules title fight, set to take place on Saturday, December 17, 2016. Morris was invited by Destiny Fight Productions [based in Toronto, Canada] to fight for Destiny’s Super Middleweight World Championship title against a currently... Read more of this article

Skippy Kick Martial Arts Tournament Results

Skippy Kick Martial Arts Tournament Results

The Skippy Kick Tournament celebrated its 29th edition on Sunday [Nov 6], with a long list of competitors taking part in a number of categories. Forms grand champions were Zachary Bishop for advanced boys, Callahj Simons for novice girls, and Andre Joseph for advanced men. Novice girls forms grand champion Callahj Simons with judge Princeton Bailey:The... Read more of this article

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