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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

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