TAE KWON-DO: Lincs Championships contested in Grantham

Grantham Tae Kwon-Do Club members
Grantham Tae Kwon-Do Club members
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Lincolnshire Tae Kwon-Do Championships were held at The Meres leisure centre last Saturday.

Students from Grantham, Corby Glen, Lincoln, Sleaford, Melton and Stamford contested the annual event which had 42 trophies on offer.

Instructors Malcolm Scholes, Jill Pearce and Daniel Pearce were pleased with the success of their members who ranged from five to 62 years of age.

The day was completed by a black belt power and accuracy test of breaking boards.

There was great success for the Arnold family from Corby Glen, with mother, daughter and son all collecting silverware. Mother Frances won silver in individual blue belt sparring, daughter Rose took gold in red belt team patterns, silver in individual patterns, silver in flying kicks, and bronze in team sparring, whilst son Elliott won silver in red belt patterns.

Other results, Corby Glen: Rosie Clarke - gold black belt patterns, bronze individual sparring; Joshua Clarke - bronze black belt patterns, silver individual sparring, silver team patterns; Martha Clarke - silver red belt team sparring; Charlotte Lee - bronze green belt individual sparring, gold team, sparring; Trevor Bean - bronze blue belt individual sparring; Jordan Bean - silver blue belt individual sparring; Jamie Bean - bronze green belt individual sparring; Sue Patrick - bronze blue belt team sparring.

Grantham: Leigh Bridge - silver black belt team patterns, silver individual sparring; Matthew Keyse - gold red belt individual sparring, gold team patterns; Disha Singhania - bronze red belt patterns, silver team patterns; Stanley Lopez - gold red belt sparring.