Bringing home the medals
ASHFORD Karate Jutsu Kai members were in good form in the recent Sussex Karate Jutsu tournament at Hailsham.
The squad of 25, led by Sensei Alan Miller, dominated all the other clubs, taking home a total of 21 medals including 11 golds.
Vicky Gates Van Dyke stormed through her bouts to reach the senior ladies’ kickboxing final, where she narrowly missed out on first place.
Lauren Tywman won her kickboxing final with ease while the Bilham brothers, Billy and Luke, also took home gold medals.
The Ashford club dominated in the cadets Novice to 5th Kyu group, with Craig Valentine, Josh Miles and Geoffrey Mayne taking first, second and third. Analisa Stiffel, Lauren Twyman and Courtney Cambridge repeated the same winning line up in the 14-17 girls’ kickboxing.
To join Ashford Karate Jutsu Kai ring Maxine Lee on 07779081853 or Kim Garrett on 07912650749. Training nights are on Tuesdays and Thursdays.