Martial arts: Team ACMAC claim 21 titles at English Championships


Team ACMAC wiped the floor with the opposition to win no fewer than 21 titles and also the Top Team trophy at the recent English Championships.

Sophie Hawkins, the winner of Hope for the Future at the 2014 Doncaster Free Press Sports Awards, led the way with three gold medals, two silvers and two bronzes.

Suneil Singh (2), Aidan Hughes (2), Charlie Ransford (2), Kev Miller, Lucy Shaw, Hayden Lindley, Tia Rowe, Nat Loy, Kian Goodenough, Paige Diviney, Keenan Fritz, Jade Humphries, Alastair Bell, Shaun Bell and Lee Cutsforth also won gold for the Doncaster club.

Tiffiny Richardson, Kian Goodenough, Bethany Revill and Brooke Sockett each won two silver medals.

Team ACMAC also won a further 11 silvers and 16 bronze medals.

Head coach Andy Crittenden said: “I was extremely proud of the standard of our team on the mats and also the teamwork that was shown.

“As well as all the individual titles, we also won the prestigious Top Team trophy as we had topped the medal table, out of 70 clubs.”

Team ACMAC provide coaching in all areas of martial arts including Point Fighting, Kick Boxing, Tae Kwon Do Patterns, Weapons Forms, Freestyle Forms and Sport Sword.

The club boasts schools in Balby, Dunscroft, Conisbrough, Rossington, Bentley and Bawtry.

For more information visit or call 01302 858335.