Category «Announcement»

May 2017 Brown and Black Belt Promotion

Saturday was terrific day for our candidates promoted to a higher level of brown and black belt. We have two new second degree (Nidan) black belts and fourteen certified first degree black belts.  We added seven new interim black belts ready to train to be certified. Plus we promoted a bunch of brown belts to …

2017 Jr. International Cup and USA Open Karate Championships

Our Elite Team of nine athletes competed for two days in two national karate events this weekend.  Naturally we are very proud of their efforts for trying their best. Friday, the Jr. International Cup have Kylie Tang and Megan Quan winning gold in kata.  Adrianna Villesis won silver and Violet Waite won bronze.  Johnnie Muir won a silver …

2017 NCKF Championships

Here are few photos of our 20 person Elite Team that competed at the NCKF qualifier tournament.  Everyone performed very well and we are so proud of them. 10 of our members are traveling to Las Vegas in April for the US Junior Olympic and US Open Championships.  We wish them for continued success. Our …

AABBA Annual Dojo Tournament – 2/26/17

Sunday at the Shannon Center was a fun day for 175 member athletes competing in our annual dojo tournament. Everyone did a wonderful job performing their kata and sparring with good sportsmanship.  I watched our ring assistants help the children new to competition line up and get ready to perform their kata.   They were very …

West Coast Championships – 2/19/17

Few photos from our Elite Team that competed at the Yuba City Karate Tournament.  Everyone had a great time and performed their kata and sparring at their highest level especially 3 young beginners (Liam, Kyle & Tyler).  We are proud of everyone and thanks to the support from the parents.   Our referees did a …

2017 Shugyo

70+ brown and black belts participated in our annual Shugyo Training Class to kick off the new year.  Everyone tried their best for the two hours of hard training.  I am very proud of the attendance and level of commitment to preserve and develop team spirit.  

11/13/16 – Dixon Tournament

Our 28 Elite Team members competed in Dixon last Sunday with great success. This proves that our competition team training is preparing our athletes well for competition.

Black Belt Promotion – Fall 2016

Saturday was a great day for our dojo, our members and parents. I have attached few photos of the participants.  We are grateful for everyone’s support making a successful day for all.   Thank you black belts for being an important part of our dojo events. Thank you goes out to the senior black belts and our …

10/9/16 Yuba City Tournament

Our Elite Team of karate athletes had a great showing Sunday at the Yuba City tournament. The kids were winning medals in all the kata and sparring rings. Of course we are very proud of them for all the additional training they did to do so well. In addition  our official judges were lead by Referee …

2016 USA National Championships

We have some great news to report about our three Elite Team members that competed in the USA National Championships in Pittsburgh, PA. Eleven year old Kylie Tang won a silver medal in advanced Kata. Johnny Muir did very well in both Kata and Kumite. Rob Muir won gold in advanced, 35 yrs and up in Kumite …