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Valley Martial Arts Center Eiko

Eiko Murata
VMAC Shotokan Karate Instructor

A World Medalist and Pan-American Champion.
3rd-degree Black belt with 20 years of karate experience.

HISTORY

2023 - Received Sandan (3rd-degree Black Belt) from Avi Rokah, World Budo Karate Association
 
2015 - 1st place in Kogo Kumite, 2nd place in Team Kumite, 3rd place in Fukugo at the WTKF
Pan American Championship in Natal, Brazil
 
2015 - 3rd place in Fukugo, 3rd place in Kumite at the 54th AAKF National Championship in
Washington DC, VA
 
2015 - Received Nidan (2nd-degree Black Belt) from Avi Rokah, Rokah Karate
 
2014 - 3rd place in Fukugo at ITKF World Championship in Geneva, Switzerland

eiko world medalist

2014 - 2nd place in Kumite, 3rd place in Fukugo at AAKF US National Championships in Dallas, TX 

 

2013 - 3rd place in Kumite, 3rd place in Kogo Kumite at AAKF US National Championship in St. Louise, MO 

 

2013 - 1st place in Kata, 1st place in Kumite at AAKF Western Regional Championships in Redondo Beach, CA 

 

2012 - 3rd place in Kata, 3rd place in Kumite at AAKF Western regional Championships in Los Angeles, CA 

 

2011 - 3rd place in Kumite at AAKF US National Championships in Atlanta, GA

2011 - 1st place in Kata, 2nd in Kumite at AAKF Western Regional Championships in San Diego, CA 

2010 - 3rd place in Kumite at AAKF US National Championships in Seattle, WA 

 

2010 - 2nd place in Kumite, 3rd place in Kata at AAKF Western regional Championships inSan Diego, CA

2010 - Present - Instructing at Valley Martial Arts Center (VMAC) 

2009 - Received Shodan (1st-degree Black Belt) from ITKF (International Traditional Karate Federation) 

2008 - Joined NKI (National Karate Institute) under sensei Hidetaka Nishiyama in Los Angeles, CA 

2007 - Joined Traditional Karate Academy under Avi Rokah, Los Angeles, CA

 

2004 - Joined the Southbay Shotokan Karate in Redondo Beach, CA

Eiko Murata
world top 3 women
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