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9 Bull Close

Norwich

Norfolk

NR3 1SX

 

 

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GRANDMASTER RICHARD VINCE,

8TH DAN

Grandmaster Vince started his career in Martial Arts in 1979 at Ipswich Martial Arts and Fitness Centre. He achieved his Black Belt in August 1982 and has gained many national and international honours representing both England and Great Britain at 19 international Karate events and then winning the British, European and World Superheavyweight Kickboxing Championships.

 

He now also runs a 'Martial Arts Technologies' business which develops innovative and cutting edge concepts for Martial Arts.

Visit supercombat.co.uk for more information.

 

Grandmaster Vince devotes much of his time to running the Black Belt Academy and teaching many classes himself, as well as being aided by a growing band of qualified instructors (visit the Instructors page to find out more). 

He is interested in exploring many facets of personal development including alternative therapies such as Kinesiology and relaxation techniques. 

 

 

 

Grandmaster Vince has developed programmes such as;

 

Nobody Picks On Me Now, a course to help people who prefer to 'Never Be Bullied'.

 

He reguarly invites experienced practitioners from other Martial Art styles and therapies to share their knowledge with himself and his students.

 

Richard also regularly speaks for training companies such as ERAS, who offer specialised courses for the corporate world.

MARTIAL ARTS LIFESTYLE

GRANDMASTER VINCE'S COMPETITIVE CAREER

 
TRADITIONAL KARATE HONOURS
 
E.K.K.A National Champion 1982, 84, 85, 87, 89, 90, 91
 
Eastern Counties Open Champion, 1984, 85, 89, 90
 
East Anglian Champion, 1984, 85, 86, 87, 89, 90
 
South East Open Champion, 1985, 87, 88, 90
 
British Isles Open Champion, 1988
 
British Elite Champion, 1987
 
European Team Champion 1984
 
Transatlantic Team Champion, 1983, 84, 85
 
BOXING AND KICKBOXING HONOURS
 
British Superheavyweight Champion, 1991
 
I.K.L World Superheavyweight Champion, 1991,
 
Norfolk A.B.A Champion, 1991
 
Eastern Counties A.B.A Champion, 1991
 
I.S.K.A European Superheavyweight Champion, 1992
 
 
 
 
Grandmaster Vince (left) receives his 8th Dan from his instructor, Grandmaster Mick Blackwell (9th Dan).