Local Karate Star wins National Bronze Medal

Jasper Simmons with father Paul

Congratulations to Jasper Simmons, who won a bronze medal at the recent English Karate Federation Championships in Leicester.

Jasper, who trains in Uckfield with FSK (Frontier Schools of Karate and Kickboxing), was competing in his first national championships.  He claimed bronze in the individual under-10s open weight section, winning through four rounds, before being beaten by the eventual winner in the semi-finals.

He is looking to emulate the achievements of his father Paul, who is also Jasper’s instructor.  Paul was a member of the Great Britain and England karate teams in the 1990s.

Jasper now has his sights set on the British Championships, which take place in May.

Listen to Jasper & Paul speaking to David Eggleston on Saturday Sport

 

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