Holly set to fight for Eng­land!

Middlesbrough Herald & Post - - SPORT -

HOLLY Un­der­wood is a Kick­box­ing World Cham­pion who started train­ing when she was eight with MAX Train­ing Academy five days a week.

She gained her black belt at the age of 11 and in May 2017 com­pleted her 2nd Dan with an A Star.

She holds ti­tles in the Euro­pean Cham­pi­onships 2015 and 2016, mov­ing on to com­pete in the

English cham­pion 2016 gain­ing her place on the Eng­land team which had taken her to fight for the World Cham­pi­onship 2016, in Por­tu­gal, where she re­ceived two golds, one sil­ver and one bronze medals.

Keep­ing her place on the Eng­land team 2017 she again will go to Por­tu­gal in Oc­to­ber to com­pete in the World Cham­pi­onship 2017.

Holly has re­ceived £200 from The Beech­wood and Easter­side Club to help fund her to get to Por­tu­gal.

Holly said: “I am great­full for ev­ery­one who has helped me along the way, to help me get to Por­tu­gal. Es­pe­cially MAX Train­ing!”

RE­BECCA THOMAS

Holly Un­der­wood re­ceiv­ing a cheque at the Beech­wood and Easter­side club

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