Esperance taekwondo athlete Shae Nesbitt has been named the new state champion

Esperance Taekwondo Academy had four Athletes participate in the 2017 WA State Sparring Championships held in Perth on August 6.

Shae Nesbitt was outstanding in the female red belt, 12 to 14-year-old cadet division, winning every fight and becoming the Academy‚Äôs newest State Champion.

Her brother Tom entered the male blue belt,10 to 11-year-old division and came away with a second place.

In the seniors, Willem Swart (WJ) in the red/black Male 15-17 years open division and Brook Fraser in the Male Veterans division, both came away with second placings.

The Academy wishes to congratulate everyone who completed in the event and to thank Peter McCleave for coaching the participants.