Weʼve raised £1,325 to help Zayaan Williamson to represent Team England and compete in the ISKA World Kickboxing Championship in Montego Bay Jamaica 2018.
- Bedford, UK
- Funded on Saturday, 8th September 2018
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Hi my name is Zayaan and I’ve just had my 16th birthday. I have been awarded a fantastic honour to represent our country at the ISKA World Championships in Jamaica on September 10th.
I need your help and am seeking funding to realise my dream of becoming a World Champion and bring home a gold medal.
I have been training in martial arts all of my life according to my mum. Allegedly, whilst pregnant I kicked her constantly for 6 months solid! I am currently the ISKA English National K1 Light Champion at and the WKU National Continuous Champion .
The two title wins were huge achievements especially after having to overcome a serious injury in 2015. I fractured my leg in two places and was out of competition for 2 years. The injury couldn’t have come at a worse time as I was one grading away from black belt and had just been awarded Student of the Year.
My recovery path was long and frustrating. I was not able to run on the leg 2 years later without aggravating the injury. I was doing no sports, I was unfit, and my confidence was shattered.
During low points, the idea of becoming a national champion and qualifying for the world championships was a distant dream. However with renewed belief, hard work and support from my family and the East Area Team, I persevered and kept with it.
My determination was rewarded in 2017 as at aged 15 , I achieved my First Dan Black Belt and won two National Kickboxing Titles.
With your help, I believe I can go one better and become a World Champion! My previous achievements demonstrate the spirit and character I possess. If I travel to Jamaica , I travel to win and return with a gold medal for England.
I and family are putting everything aside to support the cost which even includes my annoying little sister doing car washes and a paper rounds. I also referee junior football games and am using my wages to support the cost.
Any donation offered will be greatly appreciated. Thank you for your support.
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Aug 10, 2018
Good luck Zayaan - with best wishes from Lifeplus Europe Limited
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Jul 31, 2018
We wish you good luck and success in your quest to become a World Champion!
Jul 27, 2018
Good luck Zayaan!
Jul 24, 2018
Good luck , you have worked really hard for it!
Jul 14, 2018
All the best!
Jun 30, 2018
This is because I know your dad for a long time now through work. Wishing you all the best and good luck Zayaan!! I am sure you will do well with all the family and friends support.
Jun 11, 2018
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Hi my name is Zayaan Williamson and I am 16 years olds and live in Bedford UK. I am studying for GCSE exams in between refereeing p/t football matches and odd jobs such as washing cars and gardening at the weekend to raise the funds to compete at the World Championship .