Golden girl Scarlet leads day to remember for karate club

GOLDEN GIRL -- Scarlet Brown in training with the club's oldest member, 68-year-old Mick Bates.
GOLDEN GIRL -- Scarlet Brown in training with the club's oldest member, 68-year-old Mick Bates.

Ten-year-old golden girl Scarlet Brown spearheaded a day to remember for Ronin Budo, a karate club with classes in Belper and Milford, at the Nottingham Revolution Open Championships.

Scarlet won a gold medal for a creative form of karate that she developed herself, marking her debut in this category, and also pocketed two silver medals in the traditional forms and points fighting categories, plus a bronze in light continuous fighting.

She only started training a year ago, including with the club’s oldest member, 68-year-old Mick Bates, but has already enjoyed excellent success at four competitions.

In all, Ronin Budo entered seven categories at the Nottingham event, with principal instructor, Charles Spring, landing two gold medals and Anthony Farmer winning a silver in the adult points fighting section, making it seven medals for the club in total.

The successes are indicative of how the popular club continues to thrive. Anyone interested in going along to its karate or kickboxing classes should contact Charles Spring via its Facebook page, https://www.facebook.com/RobinBudo/ where you can see a range of activites that Ronin Budo offers. The club welcomes people of all ages and abilities.