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Miles Martial Arts triumph with 7 medals at British Championships

Miles Martial Arts, the prominent Sevenoaks Kickboxing and Taekwondo school, has emerged victorious at the highly competitive British Nationals Kickboxing Championships, clinching an impressive total of seven medals. 
This outstanding achievement underscores the school’s dedication to excellence and the exceptional skill of its athletes of all ages.
The British Nationals Kickboxing Championships are renowned for attracting top-tier talent from across the country, providing a platform for athletes to showcase their prowess and compete at the highest level. Against this formidable backdrop, Miles Martial Arts’ competitors demonstrated their mettle and determination, leaving an indelible mark on the competition.
The school’s medal tally includes a remarkable mix of gold, silver, and bronze across various categories, reflecting the depth of talent and versatility among its athletes. Each medal is a testament to the countless hours of training, dedication, and hard work invested by both the athletes and their coaches. 
Sevenoaks resident and Kickboxing instructor Benn Fillingham (21) faced fierce competition from top athletes across the nation. Fillingham showcased unparalleled technique, agility, and strategic brilliance in each round, ultimately clinching silver in a stunning display of athleticism. 
Sevenoaks teen Peter Lines (16) clinched a prestigious bronze medal in a highly competitive group. Peter’s outstanding performance underscores not only his unwavering dedication and skill but also his exceptional talent and perseverance in the sport.
Miles Martial Arts’ success at the championships serves as a source of immense pride for the school, its instructors, and the entire community. It highlights the school’s commitment to nurturing talent, fostering a supportive environment, and instilling values of discipline, perseverance, and sportsmanship in its students.
“We are thrilled and immensely proud of our athletes for their outstanding performance at the British Nationals Kickboxing Championships,” said Richard Miles, Founder and Chief Instructor at Miles Martial Arts. “Their dedication, resilience, and passion for the sport have been truly inspiring. These medals are a testament to their hard work and the unwavering support of our coaching staff and the entire Miles Martial Arts community.”
As the school celebrates this momentous achievement, it looks forward to building upon its success and continuing to provide opportunities for its athletes to excel in the world of martial arts. With a commitment to excellence and a focus on continuous improvement, Miles Martial Arts remains dedicated to empowering its students and shaping the next generation of martial arts champions.
Full results from the 2024 Championships:
• Alex Chalke – GOLD – light contender veteran male +94kg and BRONZE – point fighting veteran male +94kg
• Benn Fillingham – SILVER – light contender senior male -57kg
• Liberty Smith – SILVER – light contender junior female +70kg
• Peter Lines – BRONZE – light contender junior male -69kg
• Elliot Chalke – BRONZE – light contender older cadets +47kg & contender point fighting older cadets +47kg
• Hanna Crockett – BRONZE – light contender senior female -60kg
• Charlie Cunningham – contender – light contender Junior male -57kg
• David Cross – contender – kick light senior male -74kg
Following the success of the Kickboxing classes in Hildenborough, Miles Martial Arts are thrilled to bring the exhilarating world of kickboxing closer to enthusiasts in Sevenoaks. Classes are available every Monday at Knole Academy, 5.30-6.15pm for Juniors (6-13yrs); 6.15-7.15pm for Adults/Teens (14yrs +). To sign up for your free two week trial please visit their website at


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