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Members of the Brotherhood TKD Foundation have enjoyed remarkable success at both the ChungDoKwan National Championships 2012 and the BTCB Black Belt grading.
At the 30th anniversary CDK championships, the junior team won top prize for the Poomsae competition, with the adult & junior teams picking up 6 Gold, 1 Silver and 5 Bronze medals in total, all in view of Vice President of World ChungDoKwan, Grand Master Park Hae Man (10th Dan).
In addition the best male competitor was won by Max Libid and best female by Lauren Wilkinson and both received special awards for their performances.
To cap a fantastic day, Lauren Wilkinson also picked up a further Gold medal in the Kyorugi event, stopping her opponent in the first round with a barrage of head shots. Edward Chua, Ethan Grub and Michael Waller secured a further 3 Bronze medals. also in the Kyorugi event.
At ringside to see Laurens performance, were Taekwondo pioneers and instructors to Con Halpin, Audric and Irene Begg, who were invited to the event as special ViP's.
On day two Gary Wilkinson won Bronze in the adult Poomsae event to add to the teams tally for the weekend.
above: revered guests, Audric and Irene Begg, with some of the Brotherhood Team & instructors
This was followed by further success, when 6 members attended the BTCB Dan & Poom grading in Mansfield Woodhouse, Notts. and obtained a 100% success rate. We now have 3 new 1st poom grades (junior black belt), 2 new 1st dans and one new 2nd dan.