Tae Kwon-Do instructor becomes region's highest-ranked lady
A Burnham-On-Sea martial arts instructor has become the region's
highest-ranking lady in the sport of Tae Kwon-Do.
Lambert, who runs Burnham's Gemini Tae Kwon-Do club, is the only
woman across the whole south west to
achieve a 6th Degree Master Black Belt.
am very proud to have reached this grade after training for 24
years and teaching for 20 years," she said.
was formally presented with her certificate this week by Master
Michael Dew, an 8th Degree Black Belt.
was part of the TAGB National Team for many years and has been
a successful international competitor in Traditional Patterns,
Sparring and Destruction. She was awarded TAGB International Fighter
of the Year in 1999 and has amassed an amazing six world titles.
was congratulated by the Burnham club's members this week, pictured
above, who have all achieved their grading certifications.
club welcomes newcomers from age 6 upwards on Tuesday and Thursday
evenings at 6.30pm in King Alfred School.
sport is a great way to instill self-confidence and build discipline
and is suitable for all age groups," added Jane.