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Photos & Results: Lepercq Martial Arts Memorial

Photos & Results: Lepercq Martial Arts Memorial

The 18th Lepercq Memorial was held at the Fairmont Hamilton this past weekend, with 28 of the island’s martial artists taking part. David Simons was crowned the Men’s Black Belt Grand Champion as well as the Men’s Back Belt Weapons Grand Champion, Jashae Allen-Lamontagne won the Women’s Weapons Grand Champion title, Arima Turner was the... Read more of this article

Latest Bermuda Karate Organization Rankings

Latest Bermuda Karate Organization Rankings

Following the Lepercq Memorial last weekend the top scoring competitors based on the three BKO events so far this year are: Junior boysKentaro Bean 36 Aston and Aidan Eatherley (both) 29 Dash Bailey 24 Amiel Trott 22Junior girlsMilahn Powell 36 Arima Turner 24 Callahj Simons 20MenKent Bean 22WomenTalia Iris 38 Jashae Allen-LaMontagne 33Masters... Read more of this article

28 Martial Artists Compete In Lepercq Memorial

28 Martial Artists Compete In Lepercq Memorial

28 martial arts practitioners in various categories contested the 18th Lepercq Memorial on Sunday [Aug 19] at the Hamilton Princess. Grand champions were David Simons for both black belt forms and weapons, Jashae Allen Lamontagne for weapons, Dash Bailey for intermediate boys forms, Arima Turner for novice girls forms and Callahj Simons for intermediate... Read more of this article

McKey Featured In AMAA Martial Arts Book

McKey Featured In AMAA Martial Arts Book

The American Martial Arts Alliance [AMAA] has announced the release of the 2018 Edition of the AMAA Martial Arts Masters & Legends Autobiography Book – US & World Edition, featuring a number of martial artists, including Bermuda’s own Andrea McKey. Andrea McKey with Grand Master Jessie Bowen:The launch for the book was recently held... Read more of this article

IOGKF Bermuda Friendship Tournament Results

IOGKF Bermuda Friendship Tournament Results

The 2018 IOGKF Bermuda Friendship Tournament took place at The Academy of Martial Arts this weekend [June 23], with martial arts skills on display from age groups ranging from 7 to 12 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... Read more of this article

Bermuda Team Win In Barbados Tournament

Bermuda Team Win In Barbados Tournament

Members of the Bermuda San Da Team competed in Barbados during the Sandra Kicks And Licks Tournament, making an impressive showing to claim a number of wins. Krista Dyer defeated Sara Buczek in three rounds to win the female 65kg title. Dyer avenged her loss from one year ago with Buczek. She won the first round; the second round was scored dead even,... Read more of this article

Bermuda Karate Organization Ratings

Bermuda Karate Organization Ratings

Based on Sensei Root’s Shiai in February and the recent Bermuda Open Karate Championships, a number of competitors are top rated for 2018 after accumulating at least 12 points. A spokesperson said, “Those competitors include Kentaro Bean 31, Aston and Aidan Eatherley 20, Dash Bailey 18, and Amiel Trott 16 [junior boys]; Milahn Powell 28, Dominique... Read more of this article

Bermuda Open Karate Championships Results

Bermuda Open Karate Championships Results

The Bermuda Open Karate Championships celebrated its thirty-sixth edition today [April 22] at the Hamilton Princess. Adult grandchampions were Kent Bean [form and weapons] and Talia Iris [form and weapons]. Junior forms grandchampions were novice boy Amiel Trott, intermediate boy Dash Bailey, advanced boy Zachary Bishop, novice girl Arima Turner, and... Read more of this article

Latest Bermuda Karate Organization Ratings

Latest Bermuda Karate Organization Ratings

The competitors who accumulated top points following Sensei Roots’ Shiai 23 are being invited to compete abroad next year. A spokesperson said, “Following Sensei Roots’ Shiai 23 on March 4, competitors who accumulated top points were Anthony Leader [16] senior men, Talia Iris [16] women, juniors Kentaro Bean [16], Tre Simmons [11], Aidan Eatherley... Read more of this article

Results: Martial Arts Competition In Pembroke

Results: Martial Arts Competition In Pembroke

A martial arts competition was recently held at Pembroke Sunday School, with competitors taking part in categories for both children and adults. A spokesperson said, “The martial arts competition at Pembroke Sunday School attracted more competitors than in recent years. “Adult grand champions were Talia Iris and Anthony Leader in both forms... Read more of this article

Muay Thai Federation Launches In Bermuda

Muay Thai Federation Launches In Bermuda

Under the auspices of the Bermuda Martial Arts Federation, which is the governing body for all martial arts on the island, the Bermuda Muay Thai Federation has been launched, intended to “focus on the cultivation of the Thai martial arts in Bermuda.” Daniel T. Augustus, Jay Astwood, Jeron Guness [Gunnaz Fitness], G. Deondre Morris [Bermuda... Read more of this article

Video & Photos: ‘Warriors In The Garden’ Demo

Video & Photos: ‘Warriors In The Garden’ Demo

[Updated with photos] The Brazilian Top Team Bermuda hosted a free event called ‘Warriors in the Garden’ this afternoon [Jan 28] at the main ring in Botanical Gardens, with the event featuring demonstrations of Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu, NoGi Submission Grappling, Muay Thai, Boxing, Jevaughn Squirrely Simons Fight Back Self Defense, and Ivan Outerbridge’s... Read more of this article

Video: BKO Martial Artists Win In Virginia

Video: BKO Martial Artists Win In Virginia

[Updated with video] The Bermuda Karate Organization fielded a strong team this weekend in Reston, Virginia; with Goju, Shotokan and Uechi karate styles and Chinese Kung fu all represented, and the Bermuda team claiming multiple wins. Among the juniors, 11 -year-old Dominique Brown placed third in both intermediate forms and weapons and first in sparring,... Read more of this article