Strikeback pair earn English titles

Strikeback winners.

Strikeback winners. - Credit: Archant

Two members of Strikeback Kickboxing Club won English titles and qualify for the world championships.

STRIKEBACK Kickboxing Club travelled to Worcester over the weekend where they entered the English Championships.

The team travelled with high hopes and their efforts were soon rewarded. George Katsimpas and Gemma Baker both won titles, with Baker also earning a runner-up place. Other winners were Joe Littlewood and Rory Miller.

The winners and runners-up of their categories will qualify for the World Championships in Geneva, Switzerland.

Strikeback hope to have further qualifiers over the next few months in order for a large representation from Weston’s newest club.


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Chief instructor Master George Katsimpas and instructor Gemma Baker said: “What a day of competition, all our hard work and effort paid off, just fantastic for a new club.”

If you would like to join the team at Strikeback for fitness or competition, please feel free to come along. All abilities and gender welcome. The club will be open over the Easter break.

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If anyone would like to sponsor the team on their journey forward or to train please contact Greg on 07753 615314, look up our website www.strikebackgym.co.uk or better still, pop into the gym Unit 43, Lynx Crescent, Oldmixon, BS24 9DJ.

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