It’s gold for taekwondo fighter Sheila at Trent

Master Steeper (left) with members of Boston Taeknwondo.
Master Steeper (left) with members of Boston Taeknwondo.

Boston Taekwondo member Sheila Jackson is celebrating after winning gold.

She was one of 14 members of the town team which participated in their first-ever National Poomsae (pattern) competition.

Meanwhile, Master Alan Steeper also had cause to celebrate as he received a call-up to the national squad.

The event was held at the Nottingham Trent University.

With more than 400 competitors taking part, the atmosphere was electric.

Sheila - a blue belt - claimed gold in her category.

She was one of three Boston Taekwondo fighters to finish in the medal positions.

Master Steeper - a seventh Dan - claimed bronze in his category. And his performance also saw him invited to join the national team.

The third member of the squad to medal was blue belt Adam Jackson.

Being an Olympic Sport, Boston Taekwondo promotes fitness, fun and a great structure for anyone wanting to be a future Olympian.

The first two lessons are free.

Anyone interested in joining can contact Master Steeper on 07795 550 427, see the Facebook page or visit