Jon has been doing the sport just under 2 years for WLM Taekwondo which is based in Kirkby. The school has given him support such as giving him the time off he needs for tournaments. He trains 4 times a week and each session is 2 hours long. On his days off he either goes for a jog around the mean streets of Kirkby or goes to Kirkby leisure centre for strength work. Competing against the whole country at a weight of minus 51kg. Jon quote ‘ I was delighted when the bell went and I knew I was national champion. I have been training since May for this event and all the hard work has paid off. Seeing the smile on my Mum and Dads face was amazing’.