9 Kickboxers Make The Olympic Grade

This article was taken from the GB Tae Kwan Do website and is FREE to view here or at: http://gbtaekwondo.co.uk/Fighting-Chance-uncovers-15-future-Taekwondo-stars-news-217.html This week 15 athletes have been selected for the GB Taekwondo Academy after being identified of the future by the first talent identification programme since London 2012 – Fighting Chance: Battle4Brazil. The successful athletes fought off competition from around 500 initial applicants to the scheme, which was run by UK Sport,…

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BKC Nationals ’13

It’s that time again – introducing the 2013 BKC National Championships! For the last three years, the BKC has been running the UK’s only truly unified Kickboxing tournament, pulling in fighters from almost every association in the country all aiming to be crowned the unified British Champion! This year’s BKC Nationals, headed up by Andrew Hennessy (ICO), has introduced some new sections, weight categories for juniors and cadets, a wider…

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Be Our Guest

This article is courtesy of the This Is Staffordshire website and is free to view! KICKBOXING expert and community artist Chris Guest has been working with young people for more than a decade – in the hope of getting them off the streets and into education or work. The busy 32-year-old, above, runs Creative Arts North Staffs (CANS) and Stoke Freestyle Kick boxing Academy, at the YMCA, in Hanley. And in…

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CASPER NSPCC Weekly Report

NSPCC ——- The NSPCC has launched a free 24-hour helpline which will provide advice and support to protect UK children from female genital mutilation (FGM). Callers’ details can remain anonymous, but any information that could protect a child from abuse will be passed to the police or social services. If you are worried that a child may be at risk of FGM, contact our 24 hour helpline anonymously on 0800…

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