When in Rome


Carl Denne Instructor of HKA sponsored by Zeus gym, travel to Monterotondo Rome Italy for the European Championships 2009.

Around 450 competitors from 19 Countries participated over four days in all disciplines of Martial Arts. The British team with over 100 athletes took the show by storm.

ISKA World president Mr. Cory SCHAFER /USA was invited as guest of honor and officially opened the event and said ‘’The Championship was a nice event and the level of the fights was in a good standard’’.

Carl has been working closely with the Warriors gym (based at Herne bay) that took control of the K1 and MMA divisions.

The 6 months of hard training and dedication from the team really paid off through the week with a fantastic result, the Warriors getting 3 golds, 3 silvers and 2 bronze out of 11 fighters.

In total England winning 120 medals overall. 68 gold, 25 silver, 26 bronze

In the final day of competing the medal ceremony was held, with the English national anthem rung all day.

Carl said. “It was a truly fantastic week, I learnt so much about every aspect of the competition and I hope to bring back this knowledge for my own fighters who also have 3 or 4 shows of their own towards the end of this year.’’

For more info on Kickboxing with Carl and his international skills contact HKA on 07949 221946 or click here to contact us.

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