British National Martial Arts Association S Factor

On Sunday the 26th of February a team of fighters and Instructors Kevin Reade and Jeff Gonsalves, went to the British National Martial Arts Association, National S Factor competition in Hornchurch Essex.

Four Fighters from Shudan Kickboxing took part, bringing home Five medals: Two Gold, one silver and two bronze medals.

Damien Waiting     Anthony Worst     Barry Hughes    Andrew Worst

In the open combat ( grapple & strike ) Andrew Worst, Damien Waiting and Barry Hughes fought in the under 85 kilo group taking all three medals.



Andrew Worst won the gold beating Damien waiting in the Final by submission, so Damien got the silver, Barry Hughes took the bronze medal; a clean sweep for Shudan.






Anthony worst won the Gold medal in the under 75 kilo open combat, in a very hard fight, he got the judges decision.





Damien Waiting also won a bronze medal in the menís Heavy weight kickboxing.

Chief instructor Jeff Gonsalves was very happy with the performance of a his fighters, they all fought very hard and fair, for most of them it was their first competition and they were fighting more experienced fighters, well done lads Iím very proud of you!

The next competition is in May and we are looking forward to that one, we intend to take a bigger team to that one and hopefully bring home some more medals.

Jeff Gonsalves.