Local Martial Arts Club, there PROACTION, viagra sale launched their all new International team in January with huge success in Ireland Taekwon-Do open, this was then followed with Tony Hill winning the English Taekwon-Do open, and now a further member, Nazarii Vorontsov, has captured the Birmingham Open Kickboxing Gold.
Naz was the teams lone representative at the Birmingham Open Series, as the clubs had yet more clashing events. This competition invites all martial arts styles including Kickboxing, Taekwon-Do, Tang Soo-Do, Kung Fu and Karate, just to name a few. After weighing in for the under 75Kg, Black Belt category and a long wait, Naz fought well through to reaching the final with his all out style, pressing forward constantly.
Naz’ opponent in the final was at a loss as to what to do, as Naz used his agility and speed switching from long range kicking techniques, to fast powerful hands and back to his legs again with ease.
Naz won the final with a clear points victory, to claim Gold for Team Proaction International. The team have now attended 4 competitions, and have won at least one Gold at every event. Team coach and Chief Instructor Mr Nicholson said “Naz came to us from the Ukraine over a year ago and has a strong history in TaeKwon-Do. He has developed his skills, training with us in both Taekwon-Do and in Kickboxing and will be fighting on a full contact show in Bedford on 29th May. Training has already begun and we wish him the best of luck. I would also like to thank reactionsport.com for their sponsorship of our team”.
Mr Nicholson and David Tenison, (the clubs Boxing coach), also fought at the weekend in their first Brazillian Jiu-Jitsu (BJJ) competition – the prestigious “Abudhabi-Pro BJJ International”. This is a very well respected competition in Mixed Martial Arts (MMA) circles and sees many of the UK and Europes top professional MMA fighters in action.
This years event saw competitors from over 20 countries battling it out over 5 minute rounds, to a packed leisure centre audience. Mr Nicholson fought through to the ¼ finals, eventually losing on points, after a very tough 5 minutes to the champion from Malta who had far more experience in the -68kg category, whilst David fought incredibly well for his first BJJ competition in the under 86kg category, winning through to Silver medal position. Both fighters will be back in action at BJJ events throughout the year.