A group of youngsters from mixed martial arts centre in Wombwell are competing at the world kickboxing championship in Italy.
Lewis Tighe, 14, is one of a team of eight from The Combat Academy, based on Aldham Industrial Estate, who are taking part in the Unified World Championships.
Lewis, 14, of Lang Avenue, Lundwood, has been kickboxing for about three years.
His mum Frances said: "It's just something he started doing and he really enjoys it. He's really been looking forward to it."
There are more than 5,000 competitors from 113 different countries at the competition.