MEMBERS of Richmond Taekwondo club have won the club’s first international fight medals with a gold and two silver medals.

Black belt Tracy Hook, was awarded a silver while sisters Lisa and Sara Seline brought home a silver and gold respectively from the Dutch Masters last month.

Tracy, 42, who has been a member of the club for three years, said: " Anyone can get involved with Taekwondo, it is not all about the fighting – there is a self defence element but it is also about the ‘poomsae’ or patterns of movement. It is great to keep fit and meet new people.”

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“The clubs take people of all levels of fitness and ability and children are welcome too.”

Chi-Taekwondo meets at Richmond School on Tuesdays and Thursday from 6.30pm until 8pm for £3.50 a lesson. Contact 07597-081365 for details or attend one of the sessions.