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Local Martial Artists Win 18 Medals In Michigan

Local Martial Artists Win 18 Medals In Michigan

The students of the Champion Academy of Martial Arts East and West participated in the annual Michigan Cup International Championships held in Kalamazoo, Michigan, bringing home an impressive 18 medals.This group of athletes collected a total of 18 medals; 10 gold, 6 silver, 2 bronze and the title of black belt grand champion was won by Head instructor... Read more of this article

Dominique Brown Wins Kata In Panama

Dominique Brown Wins Kata In Panama

Skipper Ingham, Kristina Ingham, Gladwin Phillips, Randy Darrell, Deborah Smith and Dominique Brown attended a two day karate intensive in Panama on September 29 and 30th, with the seminar directed by Masataka Muramatsu and Ramon Veras of the Okinawa Gojuryu Karatedo Kyokai. They were accompanied by Dominique’s parents and supporter Harriette... Read more of this article

Cox & Wilkinson Win Gold Medals In Costa Rica

Cox & Wilkinson Win Gold Medals In Costa Rica

Bermuda’s Kaelin Cox and Garon Wilkinson made an excellent showing to win gold medals at the Panamerican Kung fu & Taiji Championships in Costa Rica.Cox and Wilkinson put it all on the line in their final event to claim gold over Brazil and USA in Duilian. They explained that Duilian is a choreographed fighting set against each other displaying... Read more of this article

Bermuda Combat Club Holds Grand Opening

Bermuda Combat Club Holds Grand Opening

The Bermuda Combat Club Ltd. held their grand opening Saturday [Aug 12] featuring Bermuda’s first ever Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu and Submission Grappling tournament titled: “Bermuda Combat Club Submission Grappling Championship” and showcased 16 out of its 35 members’ men & women ranging from 115lbs to 208lbs. Mark Prior, CEO of Bermuda Combat... Read more of this article

Martial Arts: Andrea McKey Wins In Maryland

Martial Arts: Andrea McKey Wins In Maryland

Bermuda’s Andrea McKey recently competed in the US Capitol Classics and China Open at the Gaylord Resort at National Harbour, Maryland, placing first in traditional weapons and first in traditional kata at the martial arts event. As the sole Bermuda representative at the competition, Ms. McKey competed alongside martial artists from Trinidad and... Read more of this article

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