Mr Thompson at the Euro’s

IMG_0273On 20th October, Tunbridge Wells Taekwon-Do instructor Luke Thompson drove up to Scotland to represent England at the European Taekwon-Do Championships. Mr Thompson was representing England in individual patterns (4th-6th degree), team patterns and team breaking. On the Thursday Mr T was up for the team pattern event first. But the event didn’t go to plan as the team came up against the eventual silver medalists in the first round.

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Later in the same day Mr T was up in the individual pattern category but lost to the former World Silver medalist and eventual European bronze medalist. So it was not going well. After 2 days of not competing he was back up for the final day of competition.

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The team breaking was the final event to take place and tensions were running high as this was the last chance for some success. The team broke 4 out of 5 techniques with Mr Thompson breaking the turning kick and it was just enough to clinch bronze medal.

Below are videos of Mr Thompson breaking.

Slow motion

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