Grappling success for College Sports Student

April 2011

Image for press release
(NOTE: This is an archived press release.)

Simon Best, Sports and Exercise Performance degree student from Writtle College has recently been selected as one of 10 submission grappling students for the British team.

Simon went for trials in February for the WOMAA World Games British grappling squad and it has recently been announced that he has been selected for the British World Games squad.

The World Games will be held over the weekend of 19 August 2011 and take place in Cardiff.

Grappling is a general term that covers techniques used in martial arts that are practiced both as combat sports and for self defense.

Simon is a member of the 5 Elements Martial Arts Club in Basildon Essex, to find out more about the club please visit

Pictured: Simon Best Grappling at a recent competition