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17th Lepercq Memorial Tournament Results

17th Lepercq Memorial Tournament Results

Only 18 entrants contested a limited number of the categories offered at the 17th Lepercq Memorial, which yielded two grand championships – Davonte Richardson for overall intermediate boys and Kentaro Bean for overall boys weapons. Kent Bean topped the mens forms, with Gavin Bishop second, but the result was reversed in weapons. In the women’s... Read more of this article

IOGKF Bermuda Friendship Tournament Results

IOGKF Bermuda Friendship Tournament Results

The 2017 IOGKF Bermuda Friendship Tournament took place at The Academy of Martial Arts this weekend [June 24], with martial arts skills on display from age groups ranging from 7 to 11 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

Richardson Places 1st & 2nd In New York

Richardson Places 1st & 2nd In New York

On Sunday June 4th, Lynwood ‘Brotha Richie’ Richardson, competed in his second NYTournaments.com event, the 13th Annual East Coast Open Karate Championships. It was held at the same venue that he fought in back in January, at the Freeport Recreation Center in Long Island New York. In his 44th year, Mr. Richardson is pursuing his passion... Read more of this article

Latest Bermuda Karate Organization Ratings

Latest Bermuda Karate Organization Ratings

Following the first two Bermuda Karate Organisation events of  2017 — the Sensei Roots’ Shiai and the Bermuda Open Karate Championships — the BKO updated their competitor rankings. MenGavin Bishop 19 Kaelin Cox 12WomenTalia Iris 16Men over 40Lynwood Richardson 11Women over 40Andrea McKey 16Junior boysKentaro Bean 28 Zachary... Read more of this article

Bermuda Open Karate Championships Results

Bermuda Open Karate Championships Results

The Bermuda Open Karate Championships was held at  Hamilton Princess this weekend, with participants competing in Forms, Weapon Forms and Sparring. Tre Simons, Jahkeyo Seymour, Ashton Eatherley, Davonte Richardson with Referee Charles ButterfieldCharles-Anthony Fox, Kaelin Cox and Gavin BishopThe full Bermuda Open Karate Championships results... Read more of this article

Bermuda Fighters Dominate In Barbados

Bermuda Fighters Dominate In Barbados

Bermuda fighters dominated at the 18th Annual Bridgetown Burning International Combat Games  in Barbados. Sentwali Woolridge defeated former World #3 Zack George of Canada, Woolridge won rounds 2 and 3. Keanu Wilson fought three fights to win the gold medal, Wilson’s 1st fight was a 1st Round KO, his last fight went three rounds after drawing the... Read more of this article

San Shou Team Competing In Barbados

San Shou Team Competing In Barbados

Bermuda San Shou Team just finished up a training session in Miami and headed to Barbados for the 18th Annual Bridgetown Burning International Combat Games. Sentwali Woolridge will headline the 18th Annual Bridgetown Burning International Combat Games against former World #3 Zack George of Canada taking place at the Lloyd Erskine Sandiford Centre on... Read more of this article

Results: Sensei Roots Annual Shiai Invitation

Results: Sensei Roots Annual Shiai Invitation

The Sensei Roots 22nd annual Shiai Invitation took place this weekend, with two hours of closely contested action. Talia Iris scored a double grandchampionship in forms and weapons over close seconds by Andrea McKey, and junior competitor Kentaro Bean also won grands in forms and weapons. Only two competitors, Dominique Brown and Zachary Bishop, attempted... Read more of this article

‘Brotha Richie’ Competes At Martial Art Classic

‘Brotha Richie’ Competes At Martial Art Classic

On Sunday, January 22, Lynwood ‘Brotha Richie’ Richardson competed in his first martial arts tournament outside of Bermuda, the NYT Winter Martial Art Classic, defeating his division’s current number one competitor. A spokesperson said, “The event was hosted by NYTournaments.com, a martial arts tournament promotion company that... Read more of this article

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