Young Doncaster kickboxing champ in funding plea to travel to world contest in Italy

A promising young kickboxing champ from Doncaster is seeking cash to help him compete at the world finals in Italy later this year.

By Darren Burke
Thursday, 14th April 2022, 11:48 am

Aiden Millard, who is the current World Kickboxing Organisation English and European Champion in the 9-11 category, has qualified for the World Championship which will be held in Italy in October as well as an event which will take place in Dublin in November.

Mum Alana has set up a funding page HERE to raise cash so the family can travel to the games.

She said: “We are looking for funding to assist with Aiden going to Italy.

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Aiden Millard is fundraising so he can compete at the world kickboxing championships in Italy.

“He has a pretty busy schedule and has all sorts of contest coming up this year as well as regular fight shows all around England.

"If you could spare anything and help our awesome little dude fulfil his dreams on his way to Italy that would be hugely appreciated.”

Aiden, who is nine, has been training with Martial Arts 4 U in Bentley where the family live for just under four years.

He is part of the club’s certified instructor training programme to become a qualified martial arts instructor.

Added Alana: “He takes on a huge role in this by assisting teaching junior members in both Doncaster and Pontefract.

"He is also part of the dedicated MA4U Fight Team based at Thorp Arch, Wetherby which he attends weekly. He is aiming, along with me, my husband and our oldest son, to achieve his black belt this year.”His impressive record includes three golds at the English Championships where he was undefeated and a silver at the National Championships.