Students on top of world

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Wune Tang Academy has just returned home from the World Tang Soo Do Championships held in Cardiff Wales with 14 World Titles and 31 overall placements from their dedicated squad team.

The 14-strong Rugby-based team competed against more than 1,000 entrants from USA, England, Poland, Holland, Greece, Italy and Ireland to name but a few. Disciplines were sparring, weaponry, traditional forms, Chil Sung forms and breaking.

Full results:

Jagraj Basra (12-13 yrs black belt boys category) World Champion in sparring, traditional forms, Chil Sung forms and weaponry, 2nd place breaking

Kyle Williams (9-11 yrs black belt boys category) World Champion in Chil Sung forms and weaponry, 2nd place traditional forms and 3rd place sparring

Daniel Johnson (9-11 yrs black belt boys category) World Champion in sparring, 2nd place Chil Sung forms and weaponry

Daisy Woon (9-11 yrs black belt girls category) World Champion in sparring and weaponry, 2nd place in traditional forms and Chil Sung forms

Jordan Owen (14-15 yrs black belt boys’ category) World Champion in sparring and Chil Sung forms, 2nd place traditional forms, 3rd place breaking

Reece Kenney 17-19 yrs black belt men’s category) World Champion in sparring

Charlotte Knapper (9-11 yrs black belt girls category) World Champion in Chil Sung forms

Dara Basra (6-8yrs gup grade boys category) World Champion in sparring

Amy Woon (14-16 yrs black belt girls category) 2nd place sparring and 3rd place weaponry

Jaymee Russell (9-11 yrs black belt girls category) 2nd place weaponry and 3rd place Chil Sung forms and sparring

Constance Morgan (17-19 yrs black belt ladies category) 3rd place Chil Sung forms

Chelsea Field (17-19 yrs black belt ladies category) 2nd place Chil Sung Forms

Head of Academy Master Zak Woon said: “I am immensely proud of everyone at the Academy. It was our first world tournament and their hard work has really paid off. It has been a fantastic achievement.” Wune Tang Academy are hosting an ‘open’ tournament in November and all styles of Martial Arts are welcome.

Anyone interested in joining Wune Tang Academy or taking part in our tournament should call 0773 3008207 or visit www.wunetangacademy.com