Burgess Hill Taekwon-Do students earn their Black Belts


Father and Son, Richard and Joshua Hickingbotham both passed to first degree Black belt and Emily Hayes passed to second degree Black belt in a recent grading held in Brighton.

Richard and his son Joshua who is 11 years old have both been training for about six years and 15 year old Emily for almost ten years.

All were tested for over five hours and had to demonstrate sparring, patterns, power, self defence and an in depth knowledge of Taekwon-Do.

The grading was presided over by Master Donato Nardizzi 8th degree, president of ITF England.