Martial Arts ace crowned European Kuk Sool Won Grand Champion
Thu, Jun 14, 2018 8:42 AM

A Year 10 student at The St Leonards Academy student is the European Kuk Sool Won Grand Champion.  She competed in the European Grand Championship of Kuk Sool Won on Saturday 2nd June at The University of East Anglia Sportpark in Norwich, putting in an impressive performance to win the gold medal, along with two silver and one copper. Kuk Sool Won is a Korean martial art founded by In Hyuk Suh in 1958 which uses all traditional forms of Korean fighting techniques through history.  This form of martial art focuses on the development of people, improving their confidence, concentration and supporting a healthy body, mind and spirit.  She has been a member of the Kuk Sool Won Club in Hastings since she was 5 years old and trains 3 times a week. Many congratulations!