Unite Grand Opening (Southport) September 16th, 2014 admin Latest News Latest Sports Shares Comments Unite Grand Opening (Southport) Unite Martial Arts held its highly anticipated, Grand Opening, last weekend 13th September, at its Southport location based on Tulketh Street. The event started by Martin Stamper, a member of Team GB and Olympic athlete. Martin conducted a two hour development workshop for over 50 students, giving special attention to 7 individuals who are finishing their final preparations for the National Championships in Manchester this weekend (20th-21st September 2014). We welcomed special guests to the ribbon-cutting ceremony, including Master Adrian Tranter (President of British Taekwondo, National governing body), Martin Stamper (Team GB), John Pugh (Southport MP), Sue McGuire (Southport Councillor), Sandra Gee (Chamber of Commerce), Rachel Power (Sefton Children’s University). During the day, raffle tickets were sold to raise money for Queens Court Hospice based in Southport. Various raffle prizes were kindly donated, some of which included a food hamper from Moisters of Southport, (Funeral Directors), two full weeks at Unite’s popular Half Term Camp and one Laser Party at Unite. A fabulous £156.00 was raised on the day. The event was concluded by Unite’s Display Team who energized spectators with acrobatic somersaults, gravity defying kicks and not forgetting our jaw dropping sword trick. Our Display Team has become very popular in recent years and now, a must have, at any event. MAD Taekwondo kicks have captivated the hearts of many of our younger members, leading to more dynamic and daring kicks. If you would like to try the exciting Martial Arts of Taekwondo and learn self defence why not join the Unite Team this month and receive a FREE SUIT, We have Programs for every age, Dragons 4+ , Cadets 7+ and Adults 10+. For more information call 01704 500 323 or www.unitemartialarts.com Submit News Contact us with your community, business or sport news. Phone 07930717137 Email [email protected] Twitter www.twitter.com/onthespot_news Facebook www.facebook.com/otsnews.co.uk Instagram www.instagram.com/otsnews Related Comments comments!