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Junior Christmas Competition
Ashbourne Leisure Centre - 09-12-2018

A fun competition that raised over £400 for the Abby's Heroes. Abby's Heroes is a Southampton based charity who look after children,teenagers, young adults and their families from across the South Coast, having been diagnosed with cancer. An action packed 3 hours for students and family members where the emphasis was on fun (see photos). The day finished with a visit from Santa who kindly gave out a few treats. Thanks go out to all officials and helpers for making it such a great day.

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The P.U.M.A. British Championships
Oasis Centre Swindon - 18-11-2018

This the last P.U.M.A. National Tournament of the year saw a great entry from P.U.M.A. and other Martial arts Organisations.    The results say it all, well done.


P.U.M.A. Presentation Evening - 03-11-2018

P.U.M.A. held their 39th Presentation Evening at the Meca, Swindon on Saturday 3rd November 2018.

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This is a special night where P.U.M.A. members are honoured for their achievements. At this prestigious event they celebrate receiving their awards to applause from an audience consisting of P.U.M.A. Masters Gayle / Ogborne / Senior grades and family /friends. We are very pleased to welcome seven new Degree grades, Bethany passed with a Credit and gained the best adult female colourbelt grading award and Jack won the Heart and Soul award for the determination, effort and indomitable spirit he displayed in achieving his grade. Well done and congratulations to all, see below for full results:

You will see from the photos that there was a lot of red being worn. This was in honour of Becci (whose favourite colour was red) the young daughter of Rachel one of P.U.M.A.'s Instructors who sadly lost her fight against cancer. During her time in hospital the family received help and comfort from the "Abbies Heros" charity for which funds where raised via a draw and donations.

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Masters Seminar - South Normanton - 20-10-2018

... including Bo Staff Seminar/Grading - Frederick Gent Sports Centre, South Normanton

Masters Seminar

A busy day with Master Gayle 8th Degree and Master Ogborne 7th Degree delivering a Taekwon Do Seminar in the morning followed by Master Ogborne and Mr Ashmead 4th Degree doing a Bo Staff Seminar and Grading in the afternoon.

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An enjoyable, informative day. The pictures above say it all, a room full of smiley faces.


P.U.M.A. Junior Championships - Thornbury - 13-10-2018

Well done too all who entered, it is quite an achievement to get placed in the top four and bring home a medal.


Blackbelt success at P.U.M.A. Grading - Swindon - 06-10-2018

Congratulations go to the following students on their promotions: