Five Strikeback Gym members return as champions

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Five Strikeback Gym members all won at the English Kickboxing Championships.

FIVE kickboxers represented Strikeback Gym at the English Championships in Worcester.

They all competed extremely well, coming away with the following medals - Jas Sims, aged 15, English novice champion; Connor Wall (15), English novice champion; Lee Wall, adult 65kg novice points style English champion; Ronnie Jones, adult 80kg points style English champion; Jamie Roberts, 75kg points style English champion.

Strikeback continues to impress in all competitions and anyone interested in getting involved can check out the website or ring Greg on 07753 615314.

Club members travelled to Avonmouth in Bristol for an inter-club full contact kickboxing competition.

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All fights were matched on height and ability and first up was 14-year-old Kirsty Miller, current British & English novice champion. After a really tough fight, Miller won after taking some heavy blows.

Up next was 15-year-old Connor Wall, the current British and English novice champion. He won another tough fight, landing some heavy punches and kicks.

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He was followed by 15-year-old Jas Sims, English novice champion, who fought a 20-year-old. This was a step up and a tough fight. Sims got caught with some hard punches, but went on to win.

Sixteen-year-old Lewis Condon fought a hard punching fighter and got caught with several heavy punches and kicks, but held his own to see out the win.

Lee Wall was last to fight in the competition in the adult section. Another gruelling fight saw Wall keep ahead to win the final match of the day

All Strikeback’s fighters won medals and came away with fantastic experience to take into the next competition.

Anyone wanting to get involved in boxing or kickboxing, call Greg on 07753 615314.

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