Karate kids compete in UK Open
A KARATE club based at St Augustine's School is celebrating after success in a recent championships.
Dragon Tang Soo Do Karate Club opened two years ago and now has more than 50 regular students.
The club took a squad of 16 students to the UK Open Karate Championships, held in the NIAC (National Indoor Athletic Centre) in Cardiff.
Hosted by Traditional Tang Soo Do Federation, the popular event attracted more than 1,300 competitors.
The squad competed in sparring, traditional forms and weapons forms and returned home with two gold medals, two silver medals and seven bronze medals.
Instructors, 3rd Dan Stuart Foyle and 3rd Dan Paul Chapel, said: “We are extremely proud of all our students in class every week and on this great day for the confidence they gained. We look forward to seeing more success in the future for the squad.”