11, leads Burnham club's medal haul at Tae Kwon-Do competition
team from Burnham-On-Sea's Gemini Tae Kwon-Do Club have scooped
nine medals at a regional competition.
Tae-Kwon-Do club, who train at King Alfred School, competed in
junior and adult classes at this weekend's Southern Championships.
Bradley, 11, a pupil at King Alfred School in Highbridge, fought
through four rounds against boys in a higher grade than him before
winning his final fight 7:3 and being awarded a gold medal.
victory makes him the Midlands' Champion and the South West of
told Burnham-On-Sea.com: "I'm really excited to have won
another competition. It's taken me a long time but it has been
were over 500 students taking part in many categories at the event,
which was held in Devon.
Tae-Kwon-Do's senior club instructor, Jane Lambert, said: "We
entered ten students in patterns, sparring and tag-team competitions."
was very pleased with how our students all performed. They had
all been so focused before the event and trained so hard - it
is great that the hard work paid off."
had two students competing for the first time - both of whom came
away with medals. We have been providing the highest quality tuition
for the whole family since 1994 and seeing them achieve their
goals is so rewarding."
isn't all about competitions and medals though, whether your goals
are to develop your self confidence, improve your self defence
skills, personal development, fitness, flexibility or to earn
your Black Belt, Gemini Tae Kwon-Do will take you there."
winners also included Beverley Milner-Simonds, Sparring, Bronze
plus a Tag Team, Silver.
Tae-Kwon-Do trains every Tuesday and Thursday at King Alfred School.