The 2022 interclub was a tremendous success with children from BKK Dunmow, BKK Folkstone, BKK Loughborough, BKK Saffron Walden, BKK Westcroft, BKK Wimbledon and BKK Crawley taking part.
Thanks to all the dojo supporters that worked tirelessly to make it a great days fighting and to all the people who donated cakes. Special thanks to BBQ-Man Paul Beach and his wife for providing all the food on such a sunny day.
The club once again had amazing results at the English Open Full Contact Championships on 10th April. Forty five teams from eighteen organisations took part in the first contact event since the pandemic and the club came out on top with seven gold, five silver and a bronze.
Senpai Blake Collins took the bronze medal at the 34th European Championships in Poland. After winning the quarter final with a stoppage against a tough Ukrainian he then lost a 3-2 split decision to his Polish Opponent in the semi final.
Steve Papworth came back after a long lay off to win the British Masters title at the first attempt. He followed that with a credible third place in the Mens Open category and was awarded the most spirited fighter award.
The club also picked up other medals with 10 year old Elliott Fortnam doing amazingly well having six bouts and taking second place.
The club also picked up other medals with 10 year old Elliott Fortnam doing amazingly well having six bouts and taking second place in the Peewees.
Elvis Vaskys took bronze in the boys high grade. Charlie Lee took third place in the boys low grade. The junior team also secured a bronze medal.
The club had great results at this years went in Dunmow, Essex.
Charlie Lee and Andre Loison Brito took gold and the team took silver losing to Mountain Ash in the final with Theo Cooper,Olaf Dabek, Reece Edwards, Sophie Edwards, Sidhi Sinidhar, Elvin Vaskys and Isaac Warnfeldt Rush all performing well.
In individuals Elliot Fortnam, Theeo Cooper, Isaac Warnfeldt Rush and Brandon Wise all took silver medals and Steven Papworth and Antec Sobecki picked up bronze.