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Bermuda Martial Artists Compete In English Open

Bermuda Martial Artists Compete In English Open

Five Bermuda martial artists competed in the English Open online, which included competitors from Russia, England, Ireland, Canada, and the United States. Competitors ended up splitting the over 18 categories in three categories, over 18, over 50, and over 60 as there were many adult black belts competing. Massanda Vaughans finished 3rd competing in... Read more of this article

BKO Top Martial Arts Competitors Rankings

BKO Top Martial Arts Competitors Rankings

Following the martial arts tournaments held both in person and online in 2020, the Bermuda Karate Organization [BKO] has updated its ratings of local martial arts competitors, with the following accumulating more than 12 points: Junior Boys:1. Tobiah Goodchild &a Massanda Vaughans first 16; 2. Lucas Frias, Nico Davis, & Kentaro Bean 12Junior... Read more of this article

Bermuda Triangle Championships Held

Bermuda Triangle Championships Held

Fifteen martial artists from four schools represented Bermuda during the Bermuda Triangle Championships tournament, which was held this past Saturday [Oct 24]. The four schools included Tabata-Ha Shotokan Karate-Do, Bermuda Karate Institute, Zenji Ryu Karate School, and Harto Dojo. Andrea McKey said, “The Bermuda Triangle Championships tournament... Read more of this article

Bermuda Triangle Championships On Oct 24

Bermuda Triangle Championships On Oct 24

Tabata-Ha Shotokan Karate-Do Bermuda is getting set to host the Bermuda Triangle Championships on Saturday, October 24. A spokesperson said, “Tabata-Ha Shotokan Karate-Do Bermuda is hosting an online tournament, the Bermuda Triangle Championships. It will take place on October 24.“This is open to all martial artists, no matter what style you... Read more of this article

Suzanne Ericsson Wins Four Tournaments

Suzanne Ericsson Wins Four Tournaments

Bermuda’s Suzanne Ericsson won several martial arts tournaments over the past weekend, with her efforts producing four first place finishes and one second place finish. The Bermuda Karate Institute student won first place in the TJK-50 +45-years-old category in bushido, first place in the KA-23 Kata Master 35+-years-old in karate, first place... Read more of this article

Results: ShotoCup Hold First Martial Arts Event

Results: ShotoCup Hold First Martial Arts Event

ShotoCup  — a newly formed martial arts company — held their first event over the weekend at the Mount St. Agnes Academy. A spokesperson said, “A newly form martial arts [romotional company ShotoCup held their first event over the weekend at the Mount St. Agnes Academy. The event was host to the island’s local karate styles and Dojos. “Athletes... Read more of this article

Video: BNV Sports With Andrea McKey

Video: BNV Sports With Andrea McKey

Andrea McKey — a martial artist who was recently inducted into the International Martial Arts Hall Of Fame – is joining host Earl Basden today [Aug 19] for the latest episode in the Bernews News & Views sports series. You can watch the live video below, and you can also tune in to the broadcast on Bernews YouTube channel, Facebook... Read more of this article

Three Inducted Into Martial Arts Hall Of Fame

Three Inducted Into Martial Arts Hall Of Fame

Bermuda’s Callahj Simons, Dominique Brown, and Andrea McKey were inducted into the International Martial Arts Hall Of Fame this past Saturday [Aug 15]. A spokesperson said, “On Saturday, August 15 WFM and Shihan Graves from Florida held a ceremony to induct martial artists from the US, England and Bermuda. This ceremony is held every two... Read more of this article

Wild Wild West Karate Championships Held

Wild Wild West Karate Championships Held

The World Federation of Martial Artists recently continued with its online tournaments, with 10 competitors from various schools in Bermuda competing at the Wild Wild West Karate Championships. A spokesperson said, “The World Federation of Martial Artists continued with their online tournaments. This past weekend the Wild Wild West Karate Championships,... Read more of this article

Martial Artists Compete In Virtual Championships

Martial Artists Compete In Virtual Championships

On Saturday [May 9] nine students from Bermuda Karate Institute [3] and Tabata-Ha Shotokan Karate-Do Bermuda [6] took part in a, first of its kind for most, karate tournament, with the athletes competing in the Houston International Online Championship via Zoom. There were competitors from England, Ireland, various parts of the US and of course Bermuda.... Read more of this article

Video: Martial Artists Create ‘Fight Scene’

Video: Martial Artists Create ‘Fight Scene’

The Bermuda Sanshou Association recently created a unique ‘quarantine fight scene’ using individually created short videos to produce a choreographed finished product set to ‘Kung Fu Fighting’ by Carl Douglas. The video’s description said, “Our Bermuda Sanshou Association martial artists submitted several videos to... Read more of this article

Results: 2020 Sensei Roots’ Invitational Shiai

Results: 2020 Sensei Roots’ Invitational Shiai

The 25th anniversary edition of Sensei Roots’ Invitational Shiai was held this weekend at Pembroke Sunday School, with competitors taking part in forms, weapons forms, and point sparring. A spokesperson said, “The 25th anniversary edition of Sensei Roots’ Invitational Shiai held at Pembroke Sunday school attracted over 50 competitors in a... Read more of this article

Legitsu Academy To Host Camp In February

Legitsu Academy To Host Camp In February

Legitsu Academy is getting set to host a Brazilian jiu-jitsu camp for children aged three to twelve from February 10 to February 14. The camp will take place at the old Berkeley School at 23 Berkeley Road in Pembroke. Admission costs $200 and can be purchased by calling 441-703-44 or emailing legitsuacademy@yahoo.com. Related... Read more of this article