MARTIAL ARTS: GForce World Champions

G Force students who fought in Italy
G Force students who fought in Italy
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Titles and medals from World Championships in Italy

Rugby based G Force Martial Arts have returned from the WKC World Championships in Italy with a collection of world titles to show for all their hard work, determination and training.

Instructor Gordon Burcham, has been pushing his team through an intensive daily training regime, to ensure they can perform to the absolute best of their ability when it really counts.

Gordon said: “I can’t express how proud I am of all the achievements of this incredible team. Incredible as for many this was their first World Championships. Not just the results, but also some of the performances were breathtaking, fighting world-class athletes; some multi world champions themselves and pushing them to the limits.

“What a great experience for everyone. They have done themselves, myself, and the whole country proud and, of course, put their club on the map, with G Force as one of the top sport martial arts clubs in the world . What a true honour!”


Results:

Gordon Burcham: Gold in Points Fighting, silver in Points Fighting Over 35s, bronze in Teams Points Fighting. World Champion for the second year in a row.

Leigh Brown: Gold in Light Continuous; Bronze in Points Fighting. World champion for the first time.

Morgan Ansell (12): kindly supported by Rotary International: Gold in Light Continuous; Silver in Points Fighting. World Champion for the first time.

Kyle Williams (13): kindly supported by Scott the Butcher, Binley Woods: Gold in Teams Light Continuous; Silver in Light Continuous; Bronze in Teams Points Fighting.

Sam Bancroft (15): Silver in Teams Light Continuous; Silver in Light Continuous.

David-Lee O’Connor (13): Silver in Points Fighting; Bronze in Points Fighting.

Todd Williams (17): Bronze in Light Continuous; Bronze in Points Fighting.


The other G-Force squad members were:

Charmaine O’connor

James Waterhouse

Pierce Manning

Claire Waterhouse

Harry Waterhouse