Team Dragon Force is 2018 World Heroes Classic Champions

October 23, 2018

Congratulations to Dragon Force National Karate Demo Team and Ryoshin-Kan Karate School on an awesome performance and impressive victory at the 2018 World Heroes Classic Martial Arts Championships, held recently at Bethel High School in Hampton, Va.

 

"The school's Dragon Force Demo Team’s performance won the tournament's first Place Team Demo Trophy," said Sensei Tim Thompson, an eighth degree black belt, team leader and school owner. "We had a total of 25 people, from Ryoshin-Kan Karate School, that represented their dojo to the highest level. We won a total of 21 trophies, including 15 First Place trophies."

 

Here are the winners:

 

2018 World Heroes Classic Martial Arts Championship First Place winners: Sensei Tim Thompson,  Michael Milliman, Hayden Bowles, Zachary Bowles, Alondra Duenas, Alejandro Duenas, Alex Hill, Steven Smith, Jr., Sammy Assassa, Albert Slavin, Ellie Smith and Victor Rodriguez.

 

 

Grand Champion Runner-Ups: Michael Milliman and Ellie Smith.

 

1st Place, Team Demo: Dragon Force National Karate Demo Team.

 

1st Place, Traditional Team Showmanship: Victor Rodriguez and Sammy Assassa.

 

1st Place, Black Belt Self-Defense Team: Steven Smith, Jr., and Sammy Assassa.

 

1st Place, Black Belt Adult Traditional Weapons: Michael Milliman.

 

1st Place, Black Belt Adult Traditional Kata: Michael Milliman.

 

1st Place, Black Belt Youth Traditional Weapons: Ellie Smith.

 

1st Place, Black Belt Youth Traditional Kata: Ellie Smith.

 

1st Place, Black Belt Teenager Male Sparring: Sammy Assassa.

 

1st Place, Black Belt Teenager Male Sparring: Steven Smith, Jr.

 

1st Place, Black Belt Teenager Musical Weapons: Victor Rodriguez.

 

1st Place, Black Belt Youth Musical Weapons: Ellie Smith.

 

1st Place, Black Belt Xtreme Weapons: Alondra Duenas.

 

1st Place, Black Belt Youth Breaking: Albert Slavin.

 

Won 2nd Place to 4th Place in Various Divisions: Alondra Duenas, Alejandro Duenas, Steven Smith, Jr., and Albert Slavin.

 

Top helpers and assistants:  Michael Milliman, Hayden Bowles, Zachary Bowles, Alex Hill, Steven Smith, Sr., Tommy Smith and Iman Nanoua.

 

Top supporters and cheering team: Steven Smith, Sr., Tommy Smith, Iman Nanoua, Alberto Duenas, C. Duenas, Janet Hill and several other guests.

 

Top videographers and photographers: Steven Smith, Sr., Tommy Smith, Iman Nanoua, Janet Hill and Alberto Duenas.

 

"Congratulations and 'Thank You' to all Ryoshin-Kan Karate School students and parents for your support," said Thompson. "I am very proud of each and every one of you. All of you are champions." 

 

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Dragon Force Video: Watch Dragon Force Demo Team’s performance, at the 2018 World Heroes Classic Championships, that won them their 1st Place Team Demo Trophy:  https://www.facebook.com/tim.thompson.712/videos/2427767693919071/.

 

Dragon Force Demo Team Fundraiser: Help support the Dragon Force National Karate Demo Team, and the students at the Ryoshin-Kan Karate School, with donations that will be used to help pay for new uniforms, equipment, dojo fees and overhead costs. To donate, visit: http://www.gofundme.com/ms8jt0.    

 

For more information, call 757-468-1643 or email: ryoshinkankarate@gmail.com.

 

Visi the school's website at www.dragonforcekarate.com.

 

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