Tae Kwon-Do club's members scoop top medals
team from Burnham-On-Sea's Gemini Tae Kwon-Do Club have scooped
several top medals at a regional competition.
Tae-Kwon-Do club, who train at King Alfred School, competed in
adult classes at the weekend's SE England Tae-Kwon-Do Championships.
place in Guilford, this competition attracts adult and junior
competitors from across the south with London, Midlands, Welsh,
South West and South East clubs taking part.
club instructor Jane Lambert told Burnham-On-Sea.com: "We
entered three adult students in patterns, sparring and tag-team
had all been so focused before the event and trained exceptionally
hard - it is great that all that hard work has paid off."
have been providing the highest quality tuition for the whole
family since 1994 and seeing them achieve their goals is so rewarding."
added: "It 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."
Lambert - who has been training for 4 years at the Cheddar and
Burnham-On-Sea schools with his 9 year old son - competed against
12 other red belt students in the sparring and patterns competitions.
He won a bronze medal in both divisions.
Milner Simonds - who trains twice a week at the Burnham-On-Sea
school and competed for the first time this weekend - made it
to the final in her division and fought hard in the sparring final,
giving her opposition a really tough battle to achieve a silver
Milner Simonds also trains twice a week at the Burnham school
and this was her second competition.
won both her final in the sparring and joined forces with two
other competitors to form a tag team. She was delighted to bring
a gold back to Gemini Tae-Kwon-Do.
three are now making plans to attend the British Championships
later in the year.
Tae-Kwon-Do trains every Tuesday and Thursday at King Alfred School.
Bev Milner Simonds, Sarah Milner Simonds
and Rob Lambert