Sophia joined the Hastings & Bexhill dojo in 2012 and it became very quickly apparent that she was destined to become a very special martial artist.
She has trained regularly with our Chief Instructor and founder, Kigen Richard Canton at the main Eastbourne dojo for almost two years where her progress and development have been
She is the club’s FIRST, official apprentice where she is learning all aspects of the Martial Arts industry and already making contributions in furthering the prosperity of Canton Martial Arts.
She is currently second, (Ni), Dan grade and has become an integral part of the head dojo, assisting in teaching many of the classes there.
Sophia won TWO gold medals, (and World Titles), as well as a silver medal at the 2018 WUMA (World United Martial Arts
Federation) Championships in Worcester.
Sophia is a Sports Council recognised Qualified National Governing Body Level 1 COACH, certified by the BCCMA, (British Council for Chinese Martial Arts).