Tag: Martial arts

Bermuda Martial Artists Place 1st, 2nd In Virginia

Bermuda Martial Artists Place 1st, 2nd In Virginia

Bermuda’s Skipper Ingham, Kent Bean, Andrea McKey and Ryley Mason were all in action this past weekend at the John Chung Open Martial Arts Tournament held in Virginia, picking up a number of first and second place finishes. Kent Bean placed first in soft weapons on the first day of competition, while Andrea McKey placed first in both open and... Read more of this article

Upcoming: Muay Thai Seminar With Ryan Gruhn

Upcoming: Muay Thai Seminar With Ryan Gruhn

Beyond Fitness Bermuda will be hosting a Muay Thai Seminar on February 7th & 8th, 2015 with instructor Khun Khru Ryan Gruhn and the seminar will include details on the art of Muay Thai that will benefit all skill levels, the event notice says. Mr. Grühn is a full instructor [Level V] under Ajarn Chai, holds a Brown Belt in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu,... Read more of this article

Results/Photos: Budo Cup Kumite Championship

Results/Photos: Budo Cup Kumite Championship

The 6th annual Budo Cup Kumite Championships were held on Sunday [Dec 14] at the Somersfield Academy Gymnasium. Reuben Bean, President/Chief Instructor of Jiketsu Martial Productions hailed the tournament a huge success. “I am extremely pleased with the overall management and success of the 6th Budo Cup Kumite Championships,” said Bean. “Consistent... Read more of this article

Woolridge & Bowen Win Gold Medals In Mexico

Woolridge & Bowen Win Gold Medals In Mexico

Bermuda’s Reyel Bowen and Sentwali Woolridge both captured gold medals in Monterrey, Mexico during the 1st Pan American Sanda Cup. Bowen defeated Cesar Zamarripa from Mexico in a gold medal match, while Woolridge defeated Karim Orozco from Mexico to also capture a gold medal. Bowen fights in the 85 kilogram class, while Sentwali Woolridge fights... Read more of this article

Bermuda Sanshou Association Travel To Mexico

Bermuda Sanshou Association Travel To Mexico

The members of the Bermuda Sanshou Association recently headed Monteray, Mexico to fight in the NASAC Championship Competition. Both Reyel Bowen and Sentwali Woolridge are hoping to have a repeat of their other international fights this year. Woolridge recently returned from Indonesia after participating in the Sanda World Cup which saw him win a silver... Read more of this article

Video: Jiketsu Centre Hosts Awards Ceremony

Video: Jiketsu Centre Hosts Awards Ceremony

Jiketsu Foundation, the charity arm of Jiketsu Centre, has recently presented awards, scholarships and certifications to deserving students, facilitators and teachers of their many current programmes. Krysten Burrows who studies Mixed Martial Arts [MMA] has received the award for Deportment Youth/Adult. In the Tiny Tots Youth Martial Arts programme,... Read more of this article

Both Woolridges Win Medals In Indonesia

Both Woolridges Win Medals In Indonesia

Both Bermuda fighters — Sentwali Woolridge and Jermal Woolridge — have captured medals at the 7th Sanda World Cup in Indonesia, with Sentwali winning silver, while Jermal won bronze. Sentwali Woolridge defeated Achraf Haddadi from Tunisia with a TKO result. Woolridge lost the first round, but he came back strong in the second round forcing... Read more of this article

Woolridges Weigh-In At World Cup In Indonesia

Woolridges Weigh-In At World Cup In Indonesia

Jermal Woolridge and Sentwali Woolridge have both weighed in for the 7th Sanda World Cup in Jakarta, Indonesia, where both fighters will be representing Bermuda. Sentwali weighed in at 69.9kg and Jermal 108.4kg, both will have Round Robins which will see them fight twice. Jermal is set to face Omar Ali Ali Badr from Egypt on Thursday and Mostafa Khalatbari... Read more of this article

Martial Artists Ready: World Cup In Indonesia

Martial Artists Ready: World Cup In Indonesia

Jermal and Sentwali Woolridge have put the final touches on their preparation for the upcoming 7th Sanda World Cup in Istora Senayan, Jakarta, Indonesia. Jermal Woolridge is ranked 2nd in the Men’s 90kg + Division, with only person ranked higher than the Bermudian fighter being Russian Ataev Bozigit. Sentwali Woolridge will compete in the Men’s... Read more of this article

Bermuda Taekwondo Group Excel In Kentucky

Bermuda Taekwondo Group Excel In Kentucky

The Bermuda Taekwondo Association through their leader Master Richard A. Smith was once again invited to compete in Louisville, Kentucky at the 28th Annual HMA US Open Tae Kwon Do Championship which was hosted by Grandmaster Jung Oh Hwang. This years Championship attracted approximately 900 competitors with just as many spectators. 7 members of the... Read more of this article


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