Tom Fox in year 7 at Lees Brook Aademy is the current English, British and European kickboxing champion for the age category 10-12 years. This August he is defending the European title. Miss Lister his head of year has asked Tom to tell us all about his journey so far.
Tom started when he was 4 and a half years old and has been enjoying his passion ever since. Tom trains 3 times a week, Tuesday evening, Thursday evening and Sunday evenings. He does on average 4 hours a week and his dedication shows through additional coaching he does with young children who have disabilities.
Tom competes to a high level and has 12 medals in total including three Gold from last years, English, British and European championship.
Tom feels that the discipline he is taught helps him in his school life and this is shown through his academic studies as well as having fantastic attendance and outstanding behaviour.
Tom dreams are that kickboxing will become an Olympic sport so he can compete at a high level. Alongside Tom aspires to be a mechanical engineer- following in his father’s footsteps.
Miss Lister is incredibly proud of Tom and his achievements so far. He is a dedication to the school and get son with school life with a smile on his face every day. We are incredibly proud to have Tom a part of Lees Brook and we wish him all the luck for defending his titles.