2016 OSMKKF Training Camp in Terrell, Texas April 29th - May 1st!!!!
I would also like to congratulate all the folks who promoted during the weekend and congratulate them all on a job well done:
Shihan Cuthbert Hicks, Nanadan
Sensei Joseph Masters, Yondan Karate and Kobudo
Ms. Kendra Northover, Sandan Karate and Nidan Kobudo
Ms. Katie Gage, Nidan
Ms. Shari Hausbeck, Nidan
Mr. Victor Simental, Shodan Karate and Kobudo
Mr. Hank Kiser, Shodan Karate and Kobudo
Mrs.Penny Martin, Shodan
Mr. Jeffrey Nolan, Shodan Kobudo
Mr. Stephen McGee, Shodan Kobudo
Mr. Cameron Thomas, Shodan Kobudo
Ms. Lauren Hynson, Shodan Jr
Mr. William O'Neal, Shodan Jr
Mr. Kevin Thomas, Shodan Jr
Mr. Andy Hall, Shodan
Ms. Kiersten Leopold, Ikkyu Jr
Ms. Georgie Lichtenberg, Nikyu Jr
Mr. Tori Dorsey, Yonkyu
Mr. David Hocker, Gokyu
Mr. Jordan Hansen, Gokyu
Mr. Aaron Davidson, Gokyu Jr Karate, Rokukyu Jr Kobudo
Ms. Jillian Brown, Rokukyu Jr
We also issued three instructor certifications:
Ms. Sandra Araya, Certified Kobudo Instructor
Ms. Kristina Kelshaw, Certified Karate Instructor
Mr. Kendra Northover, Certified Karate Instructor
You all did an excellent job on your testing and made us all very proud.
A special thanks goes out to the Nanadans who helped us throughout the weekend insuring that everyone is working hard to refine their techniques.
Most of all, I want to thank Hanshi Sei Fusei Kise, Hanshi Isao Kise and Ms. Sonomi Atsuzawa-Windley for coming all the way from Okinawa to visit and train us.
Thank you for all your hard work and for making our organization a family like Grandmaster always wanted. I am looking forward to the next one already!