A member of High Life Highland’s Sports team has secured family success at the British ITF Taekwon Do Championships in Crawley. Competing against 470 contenders from across Europe, Jeni Herbert and her son Archie (9) became British Sparing Champions in their respective categories.
Jeni and Archie are members of Nairn Martial arts club, training two nights every week. Archie is also a member of the Competitor Development Squad, integrating training and knowledge with clubs across Scotland.
It was a successful event for the Nairn club who brought home 15 medals shared between their 10 competitors.
A delighted Jeni said “In my role as Sports Development Officer, it’s important to lead by example and I am very proud of the commitment and dedication that Archie has shown to the sport, demonstrating that with perseverance and hard work achievement is always possible”
Jeni and Archie are now training hard for the Scottish Championships and the 2018 British Open and are looking forward to more success in the future.