On Saturday night George French made his second appearance in the Queensberry Boxing League (QBL) in a stunning venue at the Epsom racecourse. This time he was matched against a much fairer opponent John Barnard at light middleweight. After just 30 seconds of the first round George found his range and quickly took control of […]
Finding his confidence… Last week ‘Gorgeous’ George French stepped up a a few notches just six weeks after going for trials for the Queensbury boxing league writes Carl Denne of Hastings Kickboxing Academy (HKA)! They could see he had talent and offered us a tough match against an very experienced boxer Ami Raham. In true […]
Jake Willard (in the white trousers) raised the bar again at the Casino Rooms in Rochester at the weekend in only his second full-contact fight. Jake was matched against Sonny Grieves from the world-class gym, Mick Crossland’s Combat Academy. Both lads had had time off due to injuries and both were clearly wanting to win. […]
It was another action packed night of boxing in Sussex Coast College last night as the fighters from Victory Boxing took to the ring to give a capacity crowd an inspiring display of courage and skill. And for one man it was a night he has been training for for almost two years, Arron Evans […]
For 26 local men and women the tension is really building now – in just four days time they will be taking on the challenge of a lifetime. For one night only the 26 will be transformed from lorry drivers, engineers, shop keepers and builders into fighters as they step out in front of almost […]
Hastings Kickboxing Academy travelled to Greys in Essex for Cyclone Fight night at the weekend. Callum Helsdown jumped back in the ring in his second ever full contact bout. A slow and shaky start as he struggled to find his range against a taller, older, heavier man – the fighter was changed at the last minute […]
Fifty members of Hastings Kickboxing Academy (HKA) graded last weekend and according to chief instructor Carl Denne there were some ‘fantastic achievements’. Carl says that gradings don’t just grade the children in the actual martial art but also helps them to understand things like time keeping for events, making sure they have everything they need […]
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