Congratulations to everyone who passed the recent coloured belt grading. There were ‘A’ passes for Mark Placzek, Alexandra Busk, Izzy Cole and Maria Parratt. The Grading Award was won by Mark Placzek.
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Following the recent black belt grading at TSA in Kent, we are delighted to confirm the following students from Farnham have been promoted to first degree black belt; Elena Houghton, Isabella Riley & Archie Riley. Daisy Johnson has been promoted to second degree black belt. Miss Johnson also won the award for Best in Grading.
We’re looking forward to joining up with our friends at TSA for a fun-filled weekend at Summer Camp from Friday 17th August until Sunday 19th August. All of the following activities are included and are optional; morning run, tae kwon do master class, learn your pattern, fitness session, beep test, dodgeball competition, sparring (members only), outdoor games & races, campfire quiz. To end the camp there will be a Children v Adults water fight, so bring your water pistols and soakers.
Congratulations to Ted Maxwell. Well done Ted!
Congratulations to the magnificent seven who competed at the PUMA International Open Championship and came home with eight medals; Kenzie Power – gold – sparring, Will Oxley – gold – sparring, Nicole Oxley – gold – patterns, Daisy Johnson – silver – patterns, Will Oxley – silver – patterns
Melissa Oxley – bronze – patterns, Tyla Nawrattel – bronze – patterns, Archie Riley – bronze – sparring.
Nine competitors, seven medals, comprising 5 gold, 1 silver and 1 bronze; Will Bryan won gold in patterns and gold sparring, Dimitri Perricos won gold in sparring, Archie Riley won gold in sparring, Kenzie Power won gold in sparring, Oliver Contreras won silver in sparring and Tyla Nawrattel won bronze in sparring. There were excellent performances from Ellie Houghton, Sophie Raine and Deborah Westphal too. Well done to everyone who competed.
Congratulations to all our annual awards winners; Courtesy: Henry Lewis, Theory: Maria Parratt, Perseverance: Caleb Allen. Effort: Hayden Owen. Leadership: Nick Nawrattel, Sparring: Will Oxley, Patterns: Daisy Johnson, Best New Student. (one from each class): Lewis Wilson & Dimitri Perricos, Special Team of Role Models: Monty Warner, Tyla Nawrattel, Nicole Oxley, Melissa Oxley. Most Improved Student: Ellie Houghton, Competitor of The Year: Will Oxley, Ninja of the Year: Ruby Collins, Student of the Year: Oliver Contreras.
Junior grade patterns: gold – Alexandra Busk, silver – Dimitri Perricos, bronze – Will Bryan. Senior grade patterns: gold – Sophie Raine, silver – Nicole Oxley, bronze – Oliver Contreras. Team patterns: champions – Tyla Nawrattel, Melissa Oxley & Nicole Oxley. Sparring (4 divisions): 1) gold – Harry Collins, silver – Monty Warner, bronze – Henry Lewis; 2) gold – Sophie Raine, silver – Estelle Eltham, bronze – Melissa Oxley; 3) gold – Archie Riley, silver – Oliver Contreras, bronze – Bella Riley; 4) gold – Ellie Houghton, silver – Dimitri Perricos, bronze – Kenzie Power.
Well done to everyone who competed at the GTI British Open Championship. We returned with 8 medals; Melissa Oxley – patterns bronze, Will Oxley – patterns bronze, Oliver Contreras sparring bronze, Nicole Oxley – sparring bronze, Kenzie Power – sparring silver, Melissa Oxley – sparring silver, Dimitri Perricos – sparring silver, Will Oxley – sparring silver.
Well done to those members who competed at the TSA Tournament in Kent. There were silver medals for Will Oxley in patterns and Monty Warner in sparring. Melissa Oxley won gold in patterns and Will Oxley won gold in sparring.