Recently, the “International All Star Martial Arts and Karate Team Wright” out kicked and out punched their opponents to win several first places and a Grand Championship Isshin-Ryu Karate Title at King’s Karate Tournament held in Newton, NJ at Merriam High School.
Many Top Rated Karate teams, Karate Leaders and formidable competitors attended this well Run tournament. The Director was Master Doug King 8th Dan in Isshin-Ryu Karate. In attendance were Hanshis Ralph Passero, Don Nash, Pete Vitale, Marvin Carmona, John Huges, Dennis Hoare, Kevin McGraph, Grandmaster Kinkade, and our very own Hanshi Austin Wright Sr. Also, Masters Paul Kildoff, Dr. Christopher Viggiano, Richard Serpa, Mauro Iasparri, Sensei Kenneth Jackson Jr. (4th Dan) and Kenneth Jackson Sr. (2nd Dan).
Kids Division Jr. Brown Division Ages (7 to 8)
• 1st place Sparring Chance “Grasshopper” Fischer
• 3rd place Sparring Marcus Turner
Brown Belt Division
Ages (9 to 10)
• 4th place Kata Rohan Banoor
• Roman Torres Honorable mention
Adult Green Belt Division:
• 1st place Kata Michael Barrantes
Adult Black Belt Division
Ages (18 to 34)
• Kenneth Jackson Jr. (4th Dan) won 1st place in sparring, 2nd place in weapons and 4th place in Kata. Also Kenneth won two more fights against other 1st place Black Belt Champion winners to take the Grand Championship Title.
All students are trained under the direct supervision of Grandmaster Hanshi Austin Wright Sr. and train at both UWA Martial Arts locations in Bayonne is Main Head Quarters (10th Street on Broadway) and Jersey City Branch Academy located on 1683 Kennedy Blvd. For information on Traditional and Professional Kickboxing, Karate, Amateur MMA and JuJitsu Team Training or Ongoing Beginners Classes. Please call (201)437-1820. Walk-ins are welcome. We are family friendly. You can also email us at firstname.lastname@example.org.