Trophy`s & Achievements
Welcome to the Trophy room
Bob Fermor and his wife Joanne Fermor (Austin) have been practising Martial Arts for many years and have been noted for their exceptional skills in the use of weapons.
Bob and Jo were very much in the public eye of the Martial Arts world between 1984 and 1995, when they were well renowned on the tournament circuit.
During this period they appeared regularly in magazines and could always be found performing demonstrations or competing in National and International competitions winning many trophies and accolades along the way.
Their abilities, attitude and commitment to their art has ensured their success, proving that Bob and Jo are true Champions of the world.
Editor Tim Ayling Fighters Magazine named Bob & Joaane King and Queen of Kata.
Editor Bob Sykes M.A.I. Magazine Named Bob the Weapons Wizard.
Accolades & achievements
1983 Bob Fermor Receives Black Belt IN Nunchakus from Jim Sinclair 6th Dan W.B.F.O.M.A
1984 Nunchaku De Combat, Paris European Championships 2nd place B.Fermor.
1984 Bob Fermor goes on toure with Jay Dobrin & Phil Chinnery Nunchakus & Escrima Seminars.
1986 B.N.A. British Championships 1st place B.Fermor, 1st place J.Fermor.
1986 golden Dragon black belt Championships Ireland Bob Fermor demonstrates Nunchaku.
1986 Fight the Famine Bob fermor & Joanne Austin Demonstrates for Famine relife.
1986 European Black Belt Championships Ireland 1st place B.Fermor.
1986 Bob Fermor becomes south of England B.N.A British Nunchaku Association Coach.
1986 Bob Fermor features on the front cover of Fighters Magazine.
1987 Bob Fermor receives his 4th degree Balsk Sash from the A.M.A
1987Ireland Kung Fu Championships 1st place B.Fermor, 2nd place J.Fermor.
1987 A.K.F.A. British Championships 1st place B.Fermor, 2nd place J.Fermor.
1988 A.K.F.A. British Championships 1st place B.Fermor, 2nd place J.Fermor.
1988 B.N.A. British Championships 1st place B.Fermor, 1st place J.Fermor.
1988 National Demonstration Championships Liverpool 2nd place F.M.K.
1988 F.S.K. Championships Manchester 2nd place B.Fermor.
1988 W.A.K.O. British Championships 3rd place B.Fermor.
1989 F.S.K. Championships Manchester 1st place B.Fermor.
1989 M.A.I. National Championships Huddersfield 1st place B.Fermor.
1989 Martial Arts Illustrated - Clash Of The Titans 1 Includes demonstrations from:Bob Fermor and the Fon Moor Kuin Team Ray Smeathers, Zeron Garey Gibson And Team, Jeff Bullock, Mark Critchley, Ian Fox and more plus the 'Winner Takes All' duel between Kevin 'Jedi' Brewerton and Tony 'Iceman' Sewell.
1989 M.A.I. National Championships Hatfield 2nd place B.Fermor.
1989 W.A.K.O. National Championships Gold Medal B.Fermor
1989 M.A.I. National Championships Liverpool 2x 2nd place B.Fermor, 2nd place J.Fermor.
1989 The first super seminar Master Sinclair with many of the elite martial artists Master Sinclair, Master Sken (Thai Boxing), Greg Wallace,(6th Dan BASKA), Kevin Brewerton, (World semi Contact Champion x times) Bob Fermor (Nunchaku & other weapons), Mike Billman (5th Dan Shotokan Karate), Terry Coughtrey (3rd Dan Jui Jitsu), Dave Oliver (Taekwondo 6th degree).
1989 National Demonstration Championships Liverpool 1st place F.M.K.
1989 Bob Fermor features on front cover of M.A.I.
1990 W.A.K.O. National Championships Gold Medal B.Fermor
1990 F.S.K. National Championships Grand Champion B.Fermor.
1990 Martial Arts Illustrated - Clash Of The Titans II Demonstrations by Master Skem's Demo Squad, Bob Fermor And Fon Moor Kuin, Richard Timmis and more plus Steve Babbs vs Kenny Walton as the Big Titan Clash.
1990 F.S.K. National Championships Grand Champion J.Fermor.
1990 M.A.I. National Championships Nottingham 1st place B.Fermor, 2nd place J.Fermor.
1990 M.A.I. National Championships Cheltenham 1st place B.Fermor, 3rd place J.Fermor.
1990 M.A.I. National Championships Huddersfield 2nd place B.Fermor, 2nd Place J.Fermor.
1990 M.A.I. National Championships Grand Champion (forms) B.Fermor.
1990 Martial Arts Illustrated Magazine nominated Bob Fermor into the Black Belt Hall of Fame.
1990 W.A.K.O. World Championships Venice Italy Bronze Medal B.Fermor.
1990 Cambridgeshire Opens 1st place B.Fermor.
1990 W.A.K.O. European Championships Madrid Spain Silver Medal B.Fermor.
1990 Demonstration for the Lord Mayor Sligo Ireland.
1990 Battle of Westchester New York USA 3rd place & 4th place B.Fermor.
1991 W.A.K.O. World Championships Crystal Palace, England 2x Bronze
Medals J.Fermor, 4th place B.Fermor.
1991 W.A.K.O. National Championships Gold Medal B.Fermor.
THREE TIMES NATIONAL W.A.K.O CHAMPION 89.90.91
1991 Battle of Westchester New York USA 3rd place B.Fermor.
1992 Bob Fermor & Joanne Fermor (Austin) features on the front cover of Fighters Magazine.
1992 The Martial Art supplies company 'Ricochet' was originally set-up by Bob Fermor and Kevin Brewerton.
1993 Battle of the Region Farnham 2x 1st place Bob Fermor.
1993 K.D.O.O.A. Fleet 2x 1st place J.Fermor.
1993 Ricochet Nationals Birmingham 3x 1st place B.Fermor, 2nd place J.Fermor.
1994 Ricochet Nationals Birmingham 1st place B.Fermor, 2nd place J.Fermor.
1994 Euro Classics 2nd & 3rd place B.Fermor (Bob Fermor competes against Power Rangers Stuntman Richard Brandon USA)
1995 World Classics England 2x 1st place B.Fermor, 2nd place J.Fermor.
1995 Bob Fermor awarded a trophy for his dedication in Martial Arts by Kevin Brewerton 5 times World Champion
2000 SHANGHAI VISIT 01 - Bob Fermor and student David Watts set off to Shanghai to visit Master Deng Er Qian and family. A chance meeting puts Bob in touch with Master Mao Jun Di, who starts to train Bob in Dragon Style Bagua Palm.
2001 SHANGHAI VISIT 02 - Bob Fermor and wife Joanne Fermor set off to Shanghai once again, this time Bob and Joanne Fermor had the privilege of training under Master Mao Jun Di, continuing to learn Dragon Style Bagua Palm.
2001 PRODUCT LAUNCH - N.A.M.A Publications launches their first book 'In the Shadow of the Masters - Yang Style Tai Chi Chuan Training Manual', friends, family and students attend the successful book signing and launch party at 'The New China Garden Restaurant - Hatfield'
2002 MAI (Martial Arts Illustrated) March 2002 cover story 'Bob Fermor the Weapons Wizard Revisited'
2002 SHANGHAI VISIT 03 - Bob Fermor and friend Brian Shewry set off to Shanghai once again, this time Bob Fermor had the privilege of training under Master Mao Jun Di, learning Wu Xing (5 Elements) Chain Ring Bagua Palm and the Wu Song Bagua Broadsword.
2002 GRANDMASTER CHEN XIAO WANG - Bob Fermor felt very privileged when he had a personal invitation to have dinner in China Town, London with Grandmaster Chen Xiao Wang. Bob said that Master Chen spoke very good English and was a gentleman.
2003 SUPER SEMINAR - Bob & Joanne Fermor joined the line up of top instructors at the highly successful return of the 'Super Seminar 2003'. Along with Master Sken, Terry Coughtry and Peter Deacon.
2004 TELEVISION FEATURE - Bob Fermor features in the weapons episode of the 'Ultimate Warriors' documentary, shown on the 'Bravo' channel.
2004 SHANGHAI VISIT 04 - Yet again Bob Fermor and wife Joanne Fermor set off to Shanghai, to pay their respects to the late Master Deng Er Qian and to further train with Master Mao Jun Di.
2004 PRODUCT LAUNCH DVD - Bob Fermor, Joanne Fermor and David Watts release the next installment of the
'In the Shadow of the Masters' instructional series. covering Yang Style Short Form and Broad Sword..
2005 Close Quarter Combat International join forces with N.A.M.A. Bob Fermor and Gunter Bauer further their friendship. We are proud to have Gunter Bauer representing N.A.M.A. Tai Chi Chuan in Manchester.
2006 3rd Open European Championships 2006 in Lubz - East Germany 1st & 2nd place B.Fermor (Creative Weapons Kata and Traditional Weapons Kata 1st place david Watts open hand form
2006 PRODUCT LAUNCH DVD - Bob Fermor, Joanne Fermor and David Watts release the next installment of the
'In the Shadow of the Masters' instructional series. Foo Jow - Tiger Claw Kung Fu
2007 Joanne Fermor: 1st - Traditional Weapon Form and 2nd - Traditional Open Hand Form.
Ben Fermor: 1st - Traditional Open Hand Form and 2nd - Traditional Weapon Form.
Dave Watts: 3rd - Traditional Open Hand Form.
2007 PRODUCT LAUNCH DVD Nunchaku Exstreme DVD released
2007 SUPER SEMINAR 5 held on 12th MAY 2007 Instructors for the day:
Master Parisi, Qi kwan do Master Bob Fermor, FMK
Shihan Peter Deacon, Shotokan Karate Shihan Terry Coughtrey, Zen Kempo