Ruqsana Begum is the current British & European Kick-Boxing & Muay Thai Champion, as well as being a World Championship double bronze medallist and the current Number 1 World Title Contender. Through her success, Ruqsana has been honoured to meet Her Majesty The Queen, was one of the Olympic torch bearers and has been voted Number 1 in the British Bangladeshi Power List as Most Inspirational Person.
Ruqsana has also received a number of other accolades, such as Asian Sports Personality Of The Year and has been short-listed alongside internationally recognised athletes such as Mo Farrah. In addition to the obvious attribute of fitness and good health, sport has taught Ruqsana about self-respect and respect for others, as well as working on one’s own initiative and working within the context of a team – all topics which she covers when speaking. Ruqsana also touches on how physical strength and inner strength can help to overcome challenges and fears.
Having been fortunate enough to pursue her passion at a World Class level, Ruqsana will happily speak about the positive and life changing experiences sport has brought to her life. Her main aim is to share her passion with others, teaching them discipline inside and outside of the ring.