Academy members win medals galore


A Chesterfield martial arts club scooped more than a dozen medals when they entered two Sunday competitions in Leeds.

Members of the Amateur Ju-Jitsu Academy took part in a tournament and a ground grappling competition and won a host of medals including three golds, five silvers and three bronzes.

Paul Chambers, chief instructor of the ju-jitsu club said: “The events attracted martial arts experts from across the country. It was certainly a gruelling day, but everyone enjoyed making new friends.’’

Ju-Jitsu winners pictured are, from left are: Alicia Dunsmore, two golds; Daniel Spencer, gold and silver; Jack Pryor, silver; Michael Pryor, two bronzes; Curt Walker, two silvers and Joe Spencer, silver and bronze.

For more information about ju-jitsu, contact instructor Paul on 07919 123605.