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Some of the winners surrounded by our kickboxing eliteTHIS was the Seventh 'Prokick Says' fun day for kickboxing mad kids from all over the Country. Again it was a marvellous success as the monthly event is going from strength to strength with the technical levels of the children even higher than previous events.
Special guests of honour for our July event were - Prokick's WKN Champion's - WKN Professional World Champion Gary Hamilton, WKN Pro Am World Champion Lydia Braniff, Britsh Champion Stuart Jess, British Champion Mark Hennessy, Celtic Nation Champion Ian Young and Celtic Nations Champion Cathy McAleer. And if all the guests thought they were there just to look good they had another thing coming, they were there on an official capacity and that was was to judge the next generation of wannabe champions.
“This is brilliant for the kids as everyone is a winner and everyone goes home with a medal. It’s important to us at Prokick Gym that children learn about self-discipline, self-defence and grow up in a respected and disciplined environment. The gym’s motto is Truth, Discipline and Respect.” Said British Champion Mark Hennessy.
A Packed Wilgar Street gym saw underage students take part in the initiative that allows children to put their kickboxing skills on display in a friendly and competitive arena.
The young stars, who cannot compete in the ring until they reach the age of 15, combine the disciplines taught at the Prokick Gym in east-Belfast in an occasion packed with fun.
“The children learning the art of kickboxing love the Prokick Says fun day. They look forward to it because it gives them an opportunity to put into practice what they learn in class. We wanted to give the young members an opportunity to practice, mixing competition with fun. The idea stems from a game Mr Murray invented which we all have played for many, many years at the gym, Prokick Says, our version of Simple Simon Says." Said World Champion Lydia Braniff

"Its good for the kids to see our champions close up, it will give them all something to work for when they met all our new and established kickboxing hero’s.” Said the ProKick boss, Fran.

Follow, Follow is a racing fitness game. The children are seated in lines, Mr Murray calls out someone’s name and all the children follow that person until they’re told to go back to their lines and the last one to sit down in their original place is out.
Winner - Lucy Shaw

Winner - Abi Macartney (Middle)
Multiple Kicks:
Whoever can kick the longest without setting their foot back on the ground wins.
Winner - Abi Macartney

verall Shadow box winner – Saskia Connolly Shadow boxing:
is when you combine all the kickboxing moves that students have learnt are put together against an invisible opponent or (as they did many years ago) your own shadow.
A competition was held to see who was the best shadow boxer on the day.
Winners are -
Yellow & Orange belt winners - Saskia Connolly & Glen Stewart
Green belt – Laura Macartney & Fraser Audley
Blue and above – Matthew Salmon & Abi Macartney
Overall Shadow box winner – Saskia Connolly

Six year old Jack Hull win at the Prokick says: – kickboxing version of Simon says. Prokick says:
– kickboxing version of Simon says. Kickboxing moves are called out for the children to do; only they can’t do them unless a number is called after the move. If they do the move without the number being called then they are out. Last one standing wins.

- Dylan Lennox
2nd place was Glen Stewart
3rd place went to Jack Hull

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June 06 - May 06 - April 06 - March 06 - February 06 - January 06



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