READY TO BE INSPIRED?
1999 Black Belt in freestyle karate and kickboxing with Bob Sykes
1999 - 2007 5x world, 2x European and 10x British champion (36 top 3 placings in national and international events) For Full contact Filipino Martial Arts
2005 onwards created a new genre of Filipino martial arts fusing the intricate weapon work with the intricate footwork of Irish Dance. Winning several medals including 2 world titles for the musical any (kata) divisions.
2006 Full instructor in Filipino Martial Arts- Under Tuhon Pat O'Malley.
2010 Inductee to the international Black Belt Hall of Fame USA.
2010 5th Degree Black Belt Kenpo Jujitsu - Under Hanshi Bernard Witcher
2011 5th Degree Black Belt with the British Kempo Society by Hanshi Bernard Witcher 10th Dan in Buncara Ireland.
2012 Ico English Open silver medal Kickboxing (U55kg)
2012 Promoted to Tuhon (Master level) Filipino Martial Arts under Senior Grand Master Pepito Robas Ostisteros
March 2014 First professional Muay thai fight. WBC sanctioned. Loss on points
2015 Qualified as Kru Muay Thai in the ITBF Association personally trained by Grand Master A
Had break from competing and training.
2017 Professional A Class Muay Thai Win by TKO (Phuket Thailand Suwit Stadium)
2018 WFMC British Muay Thai Champion
2018 WFMC British K1 Champion
2018 WKO 5 Nations Champion K1 Kickboxing (u55kg)
2018 WKO 5 Nations Champion K1 Kickboxing (over 60kg)
2018 WKO Sport boxing 5 Nations Champion (u55kg)
2018 WKO World Open Silver Medal K1 (u55kg)
2018 WKO World Open Bronze Medal Sport Boxing (U55kg)
2018 WFMC World Silver medal K1 u55kg (Germany)
2018 WFMC World Bronze medal K1 on mat u55kg (Germany)
2019 WFMC British Open Champion Muay Thai (U55kg)
2019 WFMC British Open Silver Sport Boxing - open weight
2019 WFMC World Open Title Belt Muay Thai (u55kg)
Book Rebecca For;
Martial Arts Workshops
Self Defence Consultancy
Dance Workshops in schools
Team Building Courses
Rebecca's main drive and passion is in inspiring others to be the best they can be. Her resume is second to none. Those that have booked Rebecca for events whether it be performances, or motivational speaking have not been let down yet.
"You don't have to be the big guy!"
Rebecca from the age of 6 has been a champion Irish Dancer. She quickly excelled into the open championship level.
Rebecca has recalled and medalled (placed) at numerous events including the All Ireland Dance Championships, British National championships and Great Britain Championships. For many years Rebecca proved to be one of the top 5 dancers in the north west region qualifying for many world championships with CLRG association's most prestigious Senior Ladies division competing as far as America.
2005 onwards as seen above Rebecca created a new genre fusing the intricated footsteps of Irish dance with the deadly weapon work of Filipino Martial Arts.
2012 British National Champion (CLRG part of figure team)
2013 / 2014 Was asked to Choreograph / Collaborate with Fusion Fighters led by former Lord of the dance star Chris Naish.
2016 British Open Championships 1st Place (World Irish Dance Association) UK
2017 World Championships 1st Place (World Irish Dance Association) Killarney NEC Ireland
2017 All Ireland Championships 1st place (World Irish Dance Association) Limerick Ireland
2017 British Open Championships 1st Place (World Irish Dance Association) Edinburgh Scotland.
2017 Senior World Championships Feis 1st Place (Alliance of Irish Dance Teachers Association) Bunratty Ireland.
2018 World Championships 2nd Place (World Irish Dance Association)
2012 Huddersfield Examiner local sports personality award.
2012 Olympic Torch bearer
2012 shortlisted for the fitness industry awards for one of the top 6 combat gyms in the UK.
2007 Graduated from the University of Huddersfield
Ba (Hons) English and History.
The community is the central focus of Rebecca's work and life.
She regularly works alongside charity's supporting their events either with dance / martial arts performances or passing a collection tub around and fundraising.
Rebecca has taken great pleasure in running boot camps for charity and looks forward to doing more charity work in the future.
You can follow what Rebecca is doing in the community via the social media links at the bottom of the page.