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Minister Congratulates Bermuda Wushu Team

Minister Congratulates Bermuda Wushu Team

Minister of Labour, Community Affairs and Sports Lovitta Foggo congratulated Bermuda’s 12th Pan American Wushu Championships team who won two Gold Medals and two Bronze Medals over the past few days of competition. The two Gold Medals went to Krista Dyer and Ryley Mason, while the two Bronze Medals were won by Johneiro Outerbridge and Dean Jones. Minister... Read more of this article

Latest BKO Skippy Kick Martial Arts Rankings

Latest BKO Skippy Kick Martial Arts Rankings

Following the Bermuda Karate Institute’s Skippy Kick martial arts event on Sunday, November 4, the top two scorers for 2018 in various categories are below. Senior male:Andre Joseph 20 David Simons 16Senior female:Andrea McKey 31 [only entrant]Male:Kent Bean 25 Kaelin Cox 8Female:Jashae Allen-LaMontagne 33 Talia Iris 32Junior... Read more of this article

Bermuda Taekwondo Competes In Louisville

Bermuda Taekwondo Competes In Louisville

The Bermuda Taekwondo Association recently competed in Louisville, Kentucky at the 32rd annual HMA US Open Tae Kwon Do Championship, hosted by Grandmaster Jung Oh Hwang and attracting “approximately 800 competitors with just as many spectators.” A spokesperson said, “Four members of the Bermuda Taekwondo Association, along with family... Read more of this article

Results: Skippy Kick Martial Arts Competition

Results: Skippy Kick Martial Arts Competition

The 31st Skippy Kick martial arts event was held yesterday [Nov 4] at the Pembroke Sunday School, with forms, weapons forms, point sparring, and K-1 on all offer. The event’s placement results follow below: Black Belt Women1-Suzanne Ericsson 2-Andrea MckeyBlack Belt Men1-Andre JosephJunior Black Belts1-Kentaro BeanBlack Belt Women... Read more of this article

Bermuda San Da Team Heading To Argentina

Bermuda San Da Team Heading To Argentina

A team of five San Da athletes, representing the Bermuda Sanshou Association [BSA], are due to compete in the 12th Pan American Wushu Championships in Buenos Aires, Argentina from October 30th through November 5th. The Bermuda team consists of:Krista Dyer – Female 65kg – Team Captain Dean Jones – Male 75kg Johneiro Outerbridge – Male 80kg Kaelin... Read more of this article

Photos: Champion Taekwondo Win 19 Medals

Photos: Champion Taekwondo Win 19 Medals

The Champion Taekwondo Academy team made an outstanding showing at the 2018 Michigan Cup Taekwondo Championship, capturing the top spots in every division they entered and earning a total of 19 medals during the competition. Michigan Cup Championship 2018 Forms:1. Umar Durrant – 1st Place black belt male forms 2. Tajer Basden – 2nd Place... Read more of this article

Bermuda Champion Taekwondo Team Departs

Bermuda Champion Taekwondo Team Departs

The Champion Taekwondo team departed yesterday [Sept 26] for the 2018 Michigan Cup Taekwondo tournament, with a number of local athletes set to take part in the event.Edmond Johnson told Bernews, “My team and I departed yesterday for the 2018 Michigan Cup Taekwondo Tournament. The tournament consists of fighting forms and breaking the breaking of... Read more of this article

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