Martial arts aces scoop 32 medals at national contest

Published on: 24 Mar 2017

MEMBERS of the Elite Martial Arts & Fitness Gym in Staple Hill were crowned British Club Champions and presented with the annual Chung Do Kwan Cup after scooping 32 medals at the national championships.

Prominent amongst the winners at the British Chung Do Kwan Taekwondo Championships were Ellis Riley and the Turner brothers, Dean, 15,  and Sean, nine.

They all dominated their respective full-contact sparring divisions as defending British Champions and did not disappoint when it came to overcoming their opponents.  Many other members also won gold, silver and bronze medals in full-contact sparring, semi-contact sparring, Korean weapons, Patterns and demonstration techniques. 

Chung Do Kwan is the name of one of the oldest and original Taekwondo groups in Korea and now has a global membership through the World Taekwondo Chung Do Kwan Federation. 

The Elite Gym in Staple Hill has a history and reputation of producing top national and international competitors.

It is also building strong links with local schools through a specialised programme delivering training to children in their schools and helping educate them about this popular Korean Martial Arts.

For details call 07598 505299

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