Ben’s Kickboxing Clever

A sporty kickboxing student from Sutton Coldfield is proving he has all the right moves – by scooping silver in the Irish Open Championship. Ben Cardin, 14, of the Arthur Terry School, beat off stiff competition to gain second place at the tournament in Dublin. The talented student has been kickboxing since the age of nine. His twin brother Louis is also an avid competitor in the sport, having made it to the quarter finals of the championship. Ben scoops silver Ben said: “I’m really pleased with the result, especially given the high standard of entries this year. I trained incredibly hard for the event and now I’ve got my sights set on the Wako World Championships in Spain this November.”