July tournament update: ToDai Travis Sink and Sifu Jesse S. Jones attended and competed at the ICMAC Kung Fu Championships in Orlando July 15. Unfortunately, we were only able to make it down for the Sunday events, which were continuous sparring and Sport Sanda. In addition Sifu Ken Elliot, SiBok Regan Smith and ToDai Evan Seymour from Sport Kung Fu Academy Jacksonville came down to compete as well.
Continuous Sparring Division:
Todai Evan Seymour: Silver Medal/second place Beginner Men Under 165lbs.
ToDai Travis Sink: Bronze Medal/third place Beginner Men Under 165lbs.
SiBok Regan Smith: Gold Medal/first place Intermediate Women Over 135lbs.
Sifu Ken Elliot: Silver medal/second place Advanced Men 165-185lbs. (Sifu Ken dropped down an age group to fight.)
Sport Sanda Division:
Sifu Jesse S. Jones: Bronze Medal/third place Sport Sanda 165-185lbs.
|Sport Sanda Bronze Medal
This was both Evan and Travis’s first tournament, both fought very well and represented both schools and their Sifu’s well. We are very proud of everyone that came out and competed.
On another note, Sifu Jesse will be guest instructing at Sport Kung Fu Academy Jacksonville on Saturdays for the next several weeks while Master Anthony Arnett is in Australia completing his next Master Level and Instructing at the Global Traditional Wing Chun Association Headquarters in Melbourne with Grandmaster William Cheung.
|Sport Kung Fu Academy Jacksonville- Wooden Dummy and wall of 3 Section wall bags.
|Sport Kung Fu Academy Jacksonville- 5 Section wall bags, kicking shields and mitts.
|Sport Kung Fu Academy Jacksonville- Iron Palm table.
|Sport Kung Fu Academy Jacksonville- Seating area and single 3 section wall bag.