WAKO British Championships – 15 February 2015

A great day for GB Fit students and Team Bristol at the WAKO British Championships. Everyone fought so well:

Sharon Gill – Gold
Rio Williams – Gold
Lauren Howie – Silver and bronze
Ishana Moores – Silver and bronze
Harvey western – Bronze
Liam Holden – 2 x Silver
Harvey Tyler – Bronze
Izzy Whitmore – 2 x Bronze
Carmen Jones – Silver and bronze

Cory cook fought brilliantly but lost to the overall winner in the quarter finals in probably the toughest kids section on the day.
Hayden Challenger, Jack Sowersby and Harry Rhodes just lost out on gaining a medal with tremendous performances from them all!

Huge well done everyone.

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Sporting Stars help kids set goals

Eight primary schools across Bristol attended Day 2 of the Art of Being Brilliant, Brilliant Bristol project yesterday at the Bristol Rovers Memorial Stadium.

Brilliant Bristol aims to inspire Year 5 children to choose to adopt a positive attitude, become more confident and to raise levels of happiness. The project is being delivered by Andy Cope a leading author, professional trainer and happiness expert.
The key principles of the Art of Being Brilliant were delivered on Day 1 at the Gloucestershire County Cricket Ground in January. Day 2 of the project focussed on setting huge unbelievably great goals (HUGGs), how to bounce back from setbacks and become more resilient.
The session was boosted by the attendance of local sports personalities who shared their experiences of what it took to become successful and achieve their goals. The link to sports for this session was really important as it demonstrated clearly the importance of setting goals, not giving up, dedication and success.

Dan Bythe, Kung Fu black sash from GB Fit talked about the experiences of 6 x World Kickboxing Champion Sharon Gill and the dedication and determination she displayed to win at the highest level. Dan then led a Kung Fu demonstration and set his own goal by getting 500 children practicing a short Kung Fu routine.

Dan said: “GB Fit are very excited to be helping the Art of Brilliance team with the Brilliant Bristol project. The whole ethos behind Being Brilliant is something we already embrace as a club and we are proof that it can lead to great things. The opportunity to help get these messages across to kids in Bristol so they can become the best people possible is something we relish. Brilliant Bristol is an […]

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Athens – 31st January / 1st February

Another great set of results for Team Bristol in Athens this weekend. Some Brilliant results for GB Fit students.

Hayden Challenger – 3 x single fight golds
Rio Williams – Silver
Ishana Moores – Silver and 2 x Bronze
Lauren Howie -Silver and Bronze
Harvey Western – fought very well against some very tough competitors, only just losing by 1 point in the quarter final.

Well done everyone!

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