Kuk Sool Won Cork has just returned for the Kuk Sool Won European Championships held at the University of East Anglia in Norwich, U.K. The European Championships consisted of over 800 competitors over 2 days culminating in an afternoon of promotions and Masters demonstrations on the Saturday. KSW Cork took a small team of 5 to this event, and they won 9 medals between them! 1st degree Black Belt Fiona Boniwell won Silver in Sword form, Bronze in Staff Form, Bronze in Techniques and Copper in Sparring. Fiona has won medals every year in every competition since 2010! Pretty amazing! 1st Degree Black Belt Kai Norman won a Copper in Staff form, and another copper in Techniques, 1st Degree Black Belt Jasmine Norman won copper in Sword form and another copper in sparring, and lastly 5 year old Yellow Belt Phoenix Boniwell won a Bronze medal in techniques! wow!
Also, KSW Cork’s founder and instructor Matthew Boniwell was promoted to Master (5th degree Black Belt) after 20 years of continuous study, training and testing. And is now Master instructor to whole of Ireland!!! an amazing achievement!