Ethan started training when he was three years old and gained inspiration from his mother and father, Jason, 35, who are both coaches and competitors in martial arts.
Mrs Owers added: "Ethan will go on to the next stage now and work towards his second dan in blackbelt and maybe take part in light contact competitions.
"We have just left the choice down to him. We don't force him to do anything. He has a real passion for kick-boxing and trains four times a week.
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