These three Sheffield teenagers look set for a great future in KI Kickboxing after passing their blackbelts.
They are members of the Powers Martial Arts Centre, Stannington - from left to right, Nathan Riddle, Bobby Hulbert and Jake Russell. The exam included tough four-hour physical gradings, a written exam and several sparring rounds. Their success is a reward for years of hard work. Riddle, aged 19, has trained for eight years; Hulbert, 19, 10 years and 16-year-old Russell for eight years.