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Gorleston martial arts instructor Johnny Johnson triumphs at world games

PUBLISHED: 17:15 06 November 2017 | UPDATED: 17:15 06 November 2017

Colin Meacher and Johnny Johnson with their world champion medals. Picture: Courtesy of Johnny Johnson.

Colin Meacher and Johnny Johnson with their world champion medals. Picture: Courtesy of Johnny Johnson.

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A Gorleston martial arts instructor who has been teaching for more than 40 years picked up 10 medals along with one of his students at the world games in Florida.

Johnny Johnson, who teaches Chinese Kempo Gung Fu at Nirvana Fitness in Lowestoft, competed in the World Martial Arts Games with Colin Meacher, together bringing home eight world champion gold medals, a silver and bronze for Team GB.

Mr Meacher, 47, said: “Our style which is the Chinese Kempo Kung Fu system made a very big impact at the world games. We competed in a variety

of sections involving traditional open hand forms/katas, traditional and creative weapon forms/katas, point sparring and self defence creative and reality.”

Anyone interested in joining is invited to training on Monday and Wednesday evenings at Nirvana Fitness, or email jjkempo@hotmail.com

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