Martial artists look back on another successful 12 months

Belper TaeKwoDo
Belper TaeKwoDo

Members of Belper Tae Kwon-Do School have had a very busy year and the club has been able to reflect on another period of sustained success.

Throughout 2013, members of the club, which meets at Belper Leisure Centre, have attained many medals and trophies for their efforts.

Having won the North Midlands Championships for the seventh time, the group has also achieved medals in national competitions and also the World Championships.

Instructor Karl Duro will be pushing forward with the training for 2014 and hopes to gain as much success in the coming year as has been achieved during the previous years.

The medal winners are:

Fynn Marshall - gold patterns, gold power test

Ben Smith - gold sparring, team gold sparring

Mia Swift - gold sparring

Victoria Frost - gold destruction, bronze patterns

Bradley Austin - silver sparring, team bronze sparring

Tom Rogers - silver sparring

Imogen Pritchard - silver sparring, silver patterns

Katie Potts - silver sparring

Suzie Ljubojevic - bronze sparring, bronze patterns

Rebecca Murfin - bronze sparring

Neil Smith - bronze sparring

Jay Wilkinson - team bronze sparring

Joshua Smith - team bronze sparring

Tae kwon-Do is a Korean martial art of self-defence, the club holds classes starting from the age of four years old. Karl Duro can be contacted for more information on 07946 593363.