Date of Birth – 10/05/1998
Place of Birth – London
Started Karate – aged 11
Current Rankings – Unranked
Karate Styles – Shotokan
Height (metres) – 1.86m
Weight(kilos) – 75 Kg
Lead Coach – Sensei Raphael Veras
PerformancePro Coach – Rob Rees
EKF National Championships (Senior) – Bronze
Central England International (Senior) – Bronze 75kg
Irish International Open (Senior) – Silver 75kg
British International Open (U21) – Bronze 75kg
What is the best memory of your karateka career, so far?
‘My best memory is fighting with Alton Brown and the other seniors at the last English Championships in the men’s team category. It was such a great atmosphere and we were all cheering for each other.’
What is the secret to becoming a karate champion?
‘Hard work, dedication and a good support group.‘
Your favourite quote?
“Success is no accident. It is hard work, perseverance, learning, studying, sacrifice and most of all, love of what you are doing or learning to do.” – Pele
Jaydon Sullivan is one of the three athletes training with PerformancePro’s Karate2020 Olympic Training programme.