Honiton martial arts ace Quick wins Goldenbelt Euro title

FSC Muay Thai in Honiton has produced numerous champions and black armband level students.

Most notably, instructor Paul Quick, who recently won the Goldenbelt European title. Quick has graded up to black and red armband as an instructor demonstrating his skills in padwork, sparring, fitness tests and self defence.

The competitions are just one small aspect of Muay Thai and it is an art that can be taken up by almost anyone of any age!

FSC train each Monday, Wednesday and Friday at St Paul’s Road Honiton, the Old Squash court. Training times are 6pm to 7pm for beginners and 7pm to 8pm for intermediate. The gym is fully matted and has all equipment needed to start training. All instructors and members are insured.

The club also runs a junior program which has its training on Friday from 5pm to 5.45pm for the grading class and 5.45pm to 6.30pm for the competition class. There are opportunities for juniors to take part in regular gradings as well as competitions.

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Coach Sonny has been training in Muay Thai for 28 years and has won three titles, more importantly he has trained numerous members helping them to reach their potential in competition and their gradings. The club is also home to Jake Purdy and Kayleigh McGregor who are both off to the world championships in Bangkok in August. Purdy represented Team Great Britain last year in Langkwai Malaysia.

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