Superb British Taekwondo Championship Result

Superb British Taekwondo Championship Result

Bungay Taekwondo club who train three times a week at Bungay High School had a hugely successful GTUK British Championships in March, despite concerns over Corona Virus the event went ahead with additional precautions.  The tournament was held in Coventry and 11 competitors from Bungay amassed a fantastic 15 medals.  Taekwondo is also known as Korean Kickboxing and is a superb sport for all ages and abilities, it develops fitness, stamina, suppleness, self confidence as well as self defence capabilities.

NameCategoryPatternsSparring 
Jimmy CarnwellJunior male coloured belt (13-16)Bronze
Christian EverettJunior Male black belt (13-16)BronzeSilver
Clinton GillettVeteran male black beltSilverBronze
Jack HandleyAdult male black beltSilver
Lewis HowesJunior male coloured belt (13-16)SilverSilver
Jade HowgateAdult female black beltSilverGold
Jayden HowgatePee wee male black belt (8-12)Silver
Evie MortimerJunior female coloured belt (12-16)Bronze Bronze
Jack SuttonJunior male coloured belt (12-16)Silver
Gavin WhiteAdult male black beltBronze

Clinton Gillett (5th Degree and Senior Instructor) said “Brilliant determination and dedication by the Bungay students meant a lot of success in the fiercely competitive sparring and pattern divisions, most of the decisions were very tight with our competitors missing out by just one flag!”.

The club trains on Tuesday and Thursday evening at Bungay High School from 7pm and will be recruiting when the present health crisis has passed.  We welcome all newcomers and are particularly family friendly so parents can learn a new skill with their children, please check out www.bungay-taekwondo.co.uk or phone the school on 01986892140 for details.

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