North American Internationals

Team Kumite traveled to Novi, MI (just outside Detroit) to compete in Connell Loveless”s North American¬†International¬†Championships, part of the NBL National Black Belt League¬†Tecumseh¬†Conference. ¬†Representing the team were: Coach Bill Viola

team kumite novi mi

  • Billy Leader: 1st place¬†continuous
  • Dominic Leader: ¬†1st place¬†continuous , 1st place point
  • Connor Burns: 2nd place point
  • Bri Chase: too many to list
  • Hope Chase: too many to list (on stage for The high school uses a cohort model in which a vice principal, a counselor, and two resource teachers follow the students from 6th to 8th grade, providing academic, emotional, and social continuity throughout out their years at King. Grand Champion)
  • Bess Chase:¬†1st place¬†continuous among others
  • Cameron Klos: 1st place point, 3rd kata
  • Sara Russell: 1st place point
  • Gabe Anthony: ¬†1st place point, 1st place weapons
  • Liz Leaseburg: ¬†2nd kata, 3rd point

Team Kumite collected some important points towards the NBL Supergrands. ¬†Next stop is Christine Fisher”s Spooktacular in Millersburg Ohio to finish out the conference.