Search

Karate champion to open new dojo in Romford

PUBLISHED: 17:13 25 October 2016 | UPDATED: 17:13 25 October 2016

Aimee Sell pictured second on the left

Aimee Sell pictured second on the left

Archant

A leading karate champion is opening a new club and launching her own academy.

Aimee SellAimee Sell

A London Olympic torchbearer, Aimee Sell, 21, of Hornchurch, is hoping to open the dojo and ‘AS Karate Academy’ at New Vibe StudiosBryant Avenue, Romford, on November 16.

A karate whizz since she was six years old, the European medalist is hoping to compete at the 2020 games in Tokyo, Japan, as the sport has recently been accepted as an Olympic discipline.

Aimee was awarded the Havering Junior Sports Competitor of the year in 2011.

She said understanding the hard work and dedication required to become and elite athlete and wants to bring in and train the next generation of future champions from the community.

The English Karate Federation recently appointed her a national youth coach.

Find out more in the Recorder in the coming weeks.

Latest Romford News Stories

15:00

Medieval England was slow to develop a cash economy. Coinage was in short supply.

12:00

Letters, contributions and comments sent in from Recorder readers this week.

The well-publicised delay to the Crossrail project will have come as frustrating news to many residents in our part of London.

Yesterday, 15:00

A look back at the biggest local stories from this day 60, 40 and 20 years ago

Yesterday, 14:00

We talk to hundreds of local business owners every day; we hear their concerns, understand their challenges and share in their successes.

Yesterday, 13:34

Officers forced entry to the address this morning (Saturday, September 22).

Most days we’re told we are too fat, too lazy and we have to do something about it. And that’s just from my friends.

Yesterday, 09:28

Rabbit hay was used to hide more than £10million worth of cannabis on a lorry stopped at the Dartford Crossing.

PROMOTED CONTENT

Vauxhall has completed its sport utility vehicle range with the third, and largest, Grandland X. We put the SUV, now available at Tony LeVoi in Romford, to the test.

“The time to repair the roof is when the sun is shining,” so the saying goes. So if some warm weather is making your conservatory uninhabitable, think about replacing its roof with a flat one and adding a roof lantern instead.

The next step in renewable energy could be right beneath your feet as you walk through a Romford shopping centre.

Newsletter Sign Up

Romford Recorder twice-weekly newsletter
Sign up to receive our regular email newsletter

Our Privacy Policy

Most read news

Show Job Lists

Education Promo

News from your area

Digital Edition

cover

Enjoy the
Romford Recorder
e-edition today

Subscribe

Education and Training

cover

Read the
Education and Training
e-edition today

Read Now