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Video: Medal Winning Sanshou Athletes Return

Video: Medal Winning Sanshou Athletes Return

Members from the Bermuda Sanshou Association — who attended the  International Chinese Martial Arts Championship in Florida this past weekend — returned home last night [July 14] arriving at LF Wade International Airport proudly sporting medals and belts won at the event. Competitors traveled from all over the continental United States... Read more of this article

MP Weeks Congratulates Bermuda’s Athletes

MP Weeks Congratulates Bermuda’s Athletes

Shadow Sports Minister Michael Weeks has congratulated the numerous Bermudians who have represented Bermuda well over the past weekend. Mr Weeks said, “Triathlete Flora Duffy won the first Pan Am Games medal for Bermuda in the form of a bronze medal, since 2003. “Samir Furqan, Sentwali Woolridge and Reyel Bowen all won their divisions at... Read more of this article

SanShou Fighters Heading To Sanda Cup

SanShou Fighters Heading To Sanda Cup

The Bermuda Sanshou Association [BSA] is off to compete in their first overseas competition of the year this week. Sentwali Woolridge, Reyel Bowen and Samir Furqan will be representing the Association at the 17th Annual International Martial Arts Championships in Orlando Florida from July 10th – 12th. Woolridge will be competing in the 156 -170 pound... Read more of this article

BKO’s Top Rated Competitors, Point Leaders

BKO’s Top Rated Competitors, Point Leaders

Following the recently held Lepercq Memorial martial arts tournament, the following are Bermuda Karate Organization’s top rated competitors and their accumulated points so far for 2015: Adults:Kent Bean 24, Talia Iris 24, Andrea McKey 16, Anthony Leader 11Juniors:Dominique Brown 36, Ryley Mason 24, Kentaro Bean 22, Jahzion Lugo 20, Daniel... Read more of this article

15th Lepercq Memorial Tournament Results

15th Lepercq Memorial Tournament Results

A sparse field of competitors provided almost two hours of nonstop martial action at the Pembroke Sunday School today [June 28] celebrating the 15th edition of the Lepercq Memorial Tournament. Organized by Bermuda Karate Institute, this event is dedicated to the memory of Paul Lepercq and his patronage of the promotion of the martial arts in Bermuda. Sparring... Read more of this article

7 Students Receive Jujitsu Youth Black Belt

7 Students Receive Jujitsu Youth Black Belt

Seven students of the Bermuda Small Circle Jujitsu Academy [BSCJA] have achieved the rank of black belt during the semi-annual grading period this past week. Earning their Youth Black Belts at the ages of 7-8 were Leauna Young, Emily Orchard, Akina Williams, Hanna Taylor and Sawyer Adderley. The students have trained for more than four years to achieve... Read more of this article

Inghams Attend Seminar With Yagi Meitersu

Inghams Attend Seminar With Yagi Meitersu

On June 3rd and 4th, Skipper and Kristina Ingham from BKI and Deborah Smith from BZR attended training with Yagi Meitetsu in Miami at Robert Young Sensei’s dojo. Yagi’s father Meitoku was a direct student of Gojuryu style founder Miyagi Chojun; his assistant was Sean Wong from Toronto. The Inghams did two additional days training with Mr... Read more of this article

Bermuda Open Karate Championships Results

Bermuda Open Karate Championships Results

A small group of enthusiastic competitors contested the 33rd Bermuda Open Karate Championships today [Apr 26] at Pembroke Sunday School. Kent Bean and Talia Iris both won double grand championships in forms and weapons,their runners up were Anthony Leader and Andrea McKey in both categories.  Junior forms grand champions were Justin Ebbin for intermediate... Read more of this article

Kickboxing-Themed Cruise Set To Visit Bermuda

Kickboxing-Themed Cruise Set To Visit Bermuda

CKO Kickboxing is getting set to host the first ever kickboxing-themed cruise aboard a Royal Caribbean cruise ship, with the unique trip – dubbed CKO at Sea – to include a visit to Bermuda. CKO at Sea will include a round trip from Bayonne, N.J. on Royal Caribbean’s Liberty of the Seas, with a two-day overnight port of call in King’s... Read more of this article

Video: Fight Night XVII Boxing & Kickboxing

Video: Fight Night XVII Boxing & Kickboxing

Both boxing and kickboxing skills were showcased at Teachers Rugby Fight Night XVII, held on April 18, with a number of gyms represented on the card. The night got underway with boxing as Kevin De Silva defeated Ezekiel Greenwood, before Paulo Curi defeated Richard Reno. Shomari Warner defeated Ben Green in the third boxing match of the night, before... Read more of this article

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