The Motivated Martial Artists

Medalist of the Order of the British Empire - Sharon Gill, BEM

June 14, 2021 The Motivated Martial Artists
The Motivated Martial Artists
Medalist of the Order of the British Empire - Sharon Gill, BEM
Show Notes

This week the Motivated Martial Artists Jackson White and Gavin Cook talk to WAKO GB  National Coach and receiver of the British Empire Medal for her services to Kickboxing and to young people in Bristol, Sharon Gill.

Sharon, 46 years old, lives in Bristol and is one of the owners of ‘GB Fit’, which has two gyms in the city of Bristol.  Sharon has been practising martial arts since the age of six. She has a wealth of knowledge and is very respected within the Kickboxing world, which has also contributed to her being voted in as a member of the WAKO Women In Sport Committee. 

The seven-time Kickboxing World Champion runs martial arts classes for children and adults and is also a British coach for the World Association of Kickboxing Organisations (WAKO GB). At the beginning of 2021 sharron gill was awarded the BEM (British Empire Medal) for her services to Kickboxing and to young people in Bristol as part of the Queens new years honours. 

The new year's honours are an annual occurrence which recognises the achievements and service of extraordinary people across the UK.  Honours have been awarded at New Year since 1890.  The awards are presented by HM Queen Elizabeth II.

Tune in this week to hear some inspirational stories from a very inspiring lady!


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