Next Grading Date
The next grading is Sunday 2nd April starting at the earlier time of 10am so we can try and finish by 12, in the Sports Hall at Bungay High School (arrive no later than 9.45am). Please bring £30 cash (if possible or bank transfer is fine) and your license and grading record booklet. Parents can watch from the viewing area upstairs.
We are on holiday for 2 weeks over Easter so no Taekwondo training until Tuesday 18th April 2023 but if you want some cool Bungay Taekwondo branded clothing then you can order any Bungay hoodies or T shirts via Kicking-Man.uk
British Taekwondo Championship Report
Bungay Taekwondo club took 11 competitors to Coventry at the weekend to compete in the 2023 GTUK British Championships and came back with a stunning 20 medals, every single competitor battled their way to either patterns or sparring podiums with some even getting on both!
There were golds galore with club instructor Clinton Gillett gaining the double for black belt veteran sparring and patterns. Christian Everett battled to gold in the heavy weight black belt males whilst Bronwen Back won gold in the junior girls patterns and a bronze for sparring. James Gowing also gained a gold for sparring in the pee wee coloured belts with his sister, Ali Gowing gaining a gold for special technique and 2 silvers in coloured belt dragons (under 8 years old) Oscar Glaysher got gold for sparring and silver for patterns in the same age category. Ollie Wren jumped super high to get gold for pee wee special technique and a bronze for sparring whilst William George was proud to get gold for sparring and silver for patterns in the junior boys division. Alex Goff performed superbly to get gold in his junior pattern category. Jonty Gillett showed great grit and resilience to get a bronze in the pee wee boys sparring.The day was rounded off by club assistant instructor Gavin White putting on a superb display to get silver for patterns and bronze for sparring in the senior male black belt section.
It was a long day but everyone travelled back to East Anglia with heads held high. The club is always ready to welcome new recruits to this dynamic and explosive martial art.
The next competition of the year is on Saturday 27th May for anyone interested please complete the entry form and return by Tuesday 23rd May.
Wishing you all the best in TKD