Honour for University Governor

 event held at the Aston Villa Conference Centre in Birmingham.

The Combat Martial Arts Hall of Fame saw a host of stars such as Bill “Superfoot” Wallace, Joe Lewis, American film stars and British karate legend Terry O’Neil.

Josh had been invited to become a member of the Martial arts Hall of Fame for his outstanding contribution and work to the in art, self-defence, martial art and sport of karate.

His contribution has been recognised, locally, nationally and internationally by experts.

Josh received his Black Belt 8th Dan last year - which only a handful of people in England hold.

He said: "This was truly a remarkable night for me, my family, my clubs and the community.

“You don't often get to meet your heroes but on this occasion I met one of my childhood idols and hero of karate, Joe Lewis.

“Not only did I meet him but he also presented me with my Hall of Fame plaque and shook my hand. Joe congratulated me on my achievements and that was awesome."

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