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Okinawa Karate Kobudo Championships

Shihan Serge Clark

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6th NY Okinawa Karate Kobudo Championships
Corona, New York • January 31, 2010

The Shotojuku participated at Shihan Serge Clark’s annual event on Sunday January 31, 2010.
The tournament was held at the Louis Armstrong Recreation Center in Corona New York.

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Evading strong gyaku-zuki
attack by Sensei Luis Ruiz

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Steven Holguin countering
and scoring with mawashi-geri

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Ura-Mawashi Geri by Destiny Vergara

Shihan Kai Leung and Sensei Edwin Concepcion with Destiny Vergara

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Shihan Leung with Sarah Caisser

Our members had a great time competing and we are looking forward to next year’s event.

We congratulate Shihan Serge Clark for a successful event!

5th NY Okinawa Karate Kobudo Championships
Corona, New York • January 2009

The Shotojuku Dojo participated in Shihan Serge Clark’s annual tournament on Sunday January 25, 2009.
The tournament was held at the Louis Armstrong Recreation Center in Corona New York.

Shihan Clark’s tournament was very well organized and ran smoothly. Shihan George Aschkar and members of the NYTKL officiated.

Kumite Grand Champions Cheryl Murphy and Brian Ramrup

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Shihan Kai Leung with Destiny Vergara

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Sarah Caisser with her awards

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Shihan Cedric Barksdale and Student

Kata Grand Champion Sebastian Acosta with Tournament Officials
Shihan Lowe, Kyoshi Fierro, Shihan Leung, Sensei Rojas, Shihan Aschkar, Shihan Clark

4th NY Okinawa Karate Kobudo Championships
Elmont, New York • January 2008

The Shotojuku Dojo participated in Shihan Serge Clark’s annual tournament in Elmont New York on January 27, 2008.

Shihan Cleve Baxter, with the help of some of the top officials in New York, help Shihan Clark organizes and run the tournament.

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Sensei Bernard Clemons, Shihan Kai Leung, Shihan Serge Clark, and Shihan George Aschkar with Tournament Champions
Shihan Clark presented a special dedication to Shihan Leung

Shihan Clark presented Shihan Leung with an award for his dedication to the youth of New York

Presented to Shihan Kai Leung • Kai Leung’s Shotojuku Dojo
For your dedication and perseverance in helping to make your community and the State of New York a better place to live. Thank you for your commitment to helping our youth achieve greater things in life over the years.

Shihan Serge Clark
January 27th, 2008

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Edward Nieto (R) won the Black Belt Men Kata

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Jackie Soto won Black Belt Women Kata

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Jackie Soto won Black Belt Women Kata

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Edward Nieto performing Superinpei kata

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Robert Guerrero won both Kata and Kumite

Eric Soto won first place in Kumite

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Shihan Clark awarding Edward Nieto his Grand Champion trophy

Shihan Leung with Edward Nieto and Jackie Soto

We would also like to thank Shihan Clark’s wife for the excellent Japanese lunch.
We congratulate Shihan Clark and look forward to next year’s event!


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2nd Annual Serge Clark Invitational
Elmont, New York • January 2007

Shihan Leung and Federation Members participated in support of Shihan Clark. Many well known instructors such as Shihan George Aschkar, Shihan Cleve Baxter, Shihan Herb Wiles, and Shihan Cedric Barksdale also attended. We all had a lot of fun judging, helping out, and our students came home with many of the medals. All the officials wanted to thank Shihan Clark for a delightful Japanese Lunch.

Shihan Leung with Tony Skuflic, Scott Albarella, Carlos Lora
We congratulate Shihan Clark for an event well run!