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Edmond Johnson Offers Training In St Vincent

Edmond Johnson Offers Training In St Vincent

Bermudian fifth degree black belt Master Edmund Johnson recently engaged in training sessions with members of the Dolphin Taekwondo club in St. Vincent. A story at Searchlight.vc said, “Six Vincentians have moved up in rank and are now all holders of varying degrees of black belts in Taekwondo. “For the past week, members of the Dolphin Taekwondo... Read more of this article

Andrea McKey 1st In Traditional Kata In Maryland

Andrea McKey 1st In Traditional Kata In Maryland

Andrea McKey recently competed in the US Capitol Classic and China Open placing 1st in traditional kata, 2nd in traditional weapons and 3rd in creative weapons. Ms. McKey said, “I, along with my grandson Massanda Vaughans, travelled to National Harbor, Maryland for the US Capitol Classic and China Open this past weekend. He came 5th in traditional... Read more of this article

Aries Fighting Championships This Saturday

Aries Fighting Championships This Saturday

Aries Sports Center, in partnership with the Bermuda Wanshou Association, will hold the first annual Aries Fighting Championships on Saturday, July 20. A spokesperson said, “The event will consist of an day time family fun day, followed by a fight night of edge of the seat entertainment featuring Bermuda’s best youth and adult Chinese kickboxing... Read more of this article

Iris Wins Medals At Kung Fu Championships

Iris Wins Medals At Kung Fu Championships

The third Pan American Kung Fu Championships in San Jose, California recently came to an end for members of the Bermuda Sanshou Association. At the conclusion of the competition, Bermuda picked up two gold medals and five silver medals. Adding to the opening day gold medal count was Talia Iris, who won the Women’s Taiji Open Hand before going on to... Read more of this article

Bermuda Win Medals In Kung Fu Championships

Bermuda Win Medals In Kung Fu Championships

Members of the Bermuda Sanshou Association competed in the Pan American Kung Fu Championships in San Jose, California, with the team earning five medals. Garon Wilkinson picked up the Silver Medal competing in the Northern Open Hand Form 40-59 Age Group Division with 8.68 points. and Wilkinson also won the Gold Medal in the Flexible Weapons Division.Kent... Read more of this article

Sanshou Fighters To Compete In California

Sanshou Fighters To Compete In California

Five Bermuda members of the Bermuda Sanshou Association will compete in the 3rd Pan American Kung Fu Championships in San Jose, California from July 12th – 14th. Bermuda TeamGaron Wilkinson – Northern Open Hand Form, Flexible Weapon, 2-man Fighting SetKaelin Cox – Southern Open Hand Form, Long Weapon, 2-man Fighting SetTalia Iris – Taiji... Read more of this article

‘Live Muay Thai’ Event Set For Tomorrow

‘Live Muay Thai’ Event Set For Tomorrow

‘Live Muay Thai’ – billed as Bermuda’s first full Muay Thai rules promotion – will be held tomorrow [July 6] at 3.00pm at the Berkeley Institute gymnasium. A spokesperson said, “On Saturday, July 6th Bermuda will finally see the emergence of a martial art that’s been slowly simmering beneath the surface for over a decade... Read more of this article

Photo Set #2: Epic Entertainment Fight Night

Photo Set #2: Epic Entertainment Fight Night

Epic Entertainment hosted a night filled with kickboxing and boxing on Saturday night [June 29] at the Victualling Yard in the Royal Naval Dockyard. Controversy Gym showcased a youth boxing exhibition under the guidance of coach Leo Richardson, to get the night started. Youth boxer Otero Smith from Controversy Gym was defeated by Szaine Williams representing... Read more of this article

Bermuda Warrior Challenge Martial Arts Held

Bermuda Warrior Challenge Martial Arts Held

The 1st Bermuda Warrior Challenge took place at The Academy of Martial Arts this weekend [June 22], with martial arts skills on display from age groups ranging from 7 to 13 years of age. Participants were judged on punching strength, time around the challenge course, faults and self-defense techniques demonstrated.The event saw a number of winners... Read more of this article

58 Honoured At Denton Hurdle Memorial Awards

58 Honoured At Denton Hurdle Memorial Awards

Fifty eight student athletes were honoured tonight [June 21] at the 34th annual Denton Hurdle Memorial Awards at Warwick Academy. These awards, honoring the late Denton Hurdle, are used to highlight, recognize and reward the finest primary, middle and senior school student-athletes. Denton Hurdle was a keen sportsman who attended Warwick Academy, Bermuda... Read more of this article

Bermudian Wins At Ontario Jiu-Jitsu Event

Bermudian Wins At Ontario Jiu-Jitsu Event

Bermuda’s Evan Sexsmith-Brosseau placed first in the Kids I [age 5 & 6], Grey Belt, 48.5 to 55.5 pound category at the 2019 Ontario Open International Jiu-Jitsu Championships held in Toronto, Ontario on May 5th.Evan was born in Bermuda to Diane Sexsmith-Brosseau [nee Bissell] and is the grandson of former Bermuda Police Assistant Commissioner... Read more of this article

Video: Jay Astwood’s First Pro Fight In Thailand

Video: Jay Astwood’s First Pro Fight In Thailand

Fighter Jay Astwood recently took part in his first professional match in Thailand, earning a victory by knock out one minute and 30 seconds into the first round. A spokesperson said, “On February 18, Jay Astwood traveled to Thailand for the third time where he enrolled in a 5-week fight camp at Tiger Muay Thai. He trained under Khru Nin, a well... Read more of this article

Latest Bermuda Karate Organization Ratings

Latest Bermuda Karate Organization Ratings

The Bermuda Karate Organization [BKO] released their latest ratings following this weekend’s Bermuda Open Karate Championships at the Hamilton Princess Hotel. Adult menKent Bean 28Adult womenTalia Iris 40BoysKentaro Bean 22 Dakahri Bailey 16GirlsJa’leiyah Johnston 22 Callahj Simons and Milahn Powell 16 Fancie Bowen-Tucker 13Masters... Read more of this article