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.
|Jimmy Carnwell||Junior male coloured belt (13-16)||Bronze|
|Christian Everett||Junior Male black belt (13-16)||Bronze||Silver|
|Clinton Gillett||Veteran male black belt||Silver||Bronze|
|Jack Handley||Adult male black belt||Silver|
|Lewis Howes||Junior male coloured belt (13-16)||Silver||Silver|
|Jade Howgate||Adult female black belt||Silver||Gold|
|Jayden Howgate||Pee wee male black belt (8-12)||Silver|
|Evie Mortimer||Junior female coloured belt (12-16)||Bronze||Bronze|
|Jack Sutton||Junior male coloured belt (12-16)||Silver|
|Gavin White||Adult male black belt||Bronze|
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.