Pontefract’s Andre Holland has been selected for the Great Britain Taekwondo team to attend the forthcoming World Masters championships to be held in Turin, Italy in August.
Head coach of Black Widow Taekwondo, Normanton Richard Fairhurst has also been selected as Great Britain head coach for the event.
Andre has been pretty much unbeatable over the past 18 months in this country and now gets his chance to pit his skill against the rest of the world.
Coach Richard said: “It’s a real honour to be named head coach for the event and I look forward to leading the team.
“Andre is training very hard and we are both really looking forward to the event.”
Black Widow Taekwondo are the only club in the area teaching WTF Olympic Taekwondo. Lessons are open to all ages from complete beginner to national team standard and for more details and to book a free lesson ring Rich on 07878131575.