Tang Soo Do: In fine form

These fighters from the district s Tang Soo Do clubs tasted success at the Great Britain Junior and Senior National Championships. Junior and senior fighters travelled to Dagenham to take part in the World Tang Soo Do Association competition. Huntingdon C

These fighters from the district's Tang Soo Do clubs tasted success at the Great Britain Junior and Senior National Championships.

Junior and senior fighters travelled to Dagenham to take part in the World Tang Soo Do Association competition.

Huntingdon Club member Katie Stead, 14, triumphed in all three categories of weapons, forms and fighting to clinch the overall Junior Novice Trophy.

Stead was also a part of the Huntingdon Ladies team who took second place in the team event for black-to-brown belts. The other team members were Catherine Carter and Safiya Khan. Other junior competitors from Huntingdon included brown belt Evan MacNeil, who won the forms category. Safiya Khan claimed two third-place finishes while Jordan Lee claimed second in forms.


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Orange belt Matt Thorneycroft was second in forms with green belt Jared Sharp and brown belt Darius Kwong taking third in forms.

In the senior competition, Stephanie Pratt, from Huntingdon, took two firsts and a second, while Ben Harper from St Ives took two firsts and a third. Ashley Robertson, also from St Ives, claimed a third place finish.

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Among the other black belt seniors from Huntingdon, Amanda Kwong was first in weapons and forms with Fai Kwong claiming two second places.

Mike Williams and Kit Lee both were both second in forms, Aisha Khan took second in weapons and Frances Stead claimed second in weapons and third in forms.

Catherine Carter, from Grafham, claimed a first in weapons and a third place in Hyungs.

INFORMATION: Tang Soo Do sessions are at Huntingdon Leisure Centre on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 7-9pm. Anyone interested in taking up the martial art should contact Master Khan on 01480 451621.

Picture: HUNTS POST

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