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SHOTOKAN KARATE STUDENT RANKING

Below is the Valley Martial Arts Center Shotokan Karate student ranking. Our student ranking system, which is designed to help track individual progress, proper techniques and disciplinary values.

Our experienced instructors will provide you with the guidance and training you need to reach your full potential.

At the end of each phase, the student completes an exam that determines the level of proficiency they have achieved. By doing this, we empower them towards their goals and achievements.

ADULT KARATE INSTRUCTORS

Black Belt
Taichiro Kaijima - Godan (5th)
Eiko Murata - Sandan (3rd)
Jon Budd - Nidan (2nd)

ADULT KARATE MEMBERS

Black Belt
Emmanuel Yumul - Shodan (1st)
(Orlando Nolledo) - Shodan (1st)
(Hiroshi Arakawa) - Shodan (1st)
Leroy Brazile - Shodan (1st)
Chloe Jaffa Torres - Shodan (1st)

Brown Belt
Sarah Popjes - 2nd kyu
Ryoto Wakamatsu - 2nd kyu
Joe Arquilla - 3rd kyu
Vonzell Carter - 3rd kyu
Shin Masada - 3rd kyu

Green Belt
Keita Uechi - 4th kyu
Lucy Cohen - 5th kyu
Tom Vu - 5th kyu
Khairi Barton - 5th kyu

Anthony Barton - 5th kyu

Andy Paredes - 5th kyu

Evgenia Gankina Sliva - 5th kyu
Yihong Ding- 6th kyu

Yellow Belt
Eijiro Ozaki - 7th kyu
Jacqueline Cuna - 7th kyu
Kristen Hu - 7th kyu
Simon Schnelle - 7th kyu
Ruhshona Ismatova - 7th kyu
Ramon Ramirez - 7th kyu

*(name) members who received rank at another dojo.

KIDS KARATE INSTRUCTORS

Black Belt

Taichiro Kaijima - Godan (5th)

Eiko Murata - Sandan (3rd)

Jon Budd - Nidan (2nd)

KIDS KARATE MEMBERS

Black Belt
Tadane Smartt - Shodan (1st)

Brown Belt
Ren Masada - 3rd kyu

Purple Belt
Liya Gurevich - 4th kyu
Katie Chan-Barajas - 4th kyu
Alina Huang - 4th kyu
Mia Vu - 4th kyu
Maxwell Vu - 4th kyu
Kaila Uechi - 4th kyu
Jason Marx - 4th kyu

Kai Delos Reyes - 4th kyu

Blue Belt
Levi Phillips - 5th kyu
Augustus Carter - 5th kyu

Mazzy Stanley - 5th kyu

Abigel Rudas - 5th kyu

Konstantin Kondrakhin - 5th kyu

Green Belt
Elek Stanley - 6th kyu
Tristan Nogami - 6th kyu

Maanya Boyapati - 6th kyu

Susanna Lisenkov - 6th kyu

Orange Belt
Daniel Marvin - 7th kyu
Ronen Marvin - 7th kyu

Emi Takayama - 7th kyu

Yellow Belt
Orion Takayama - 8th kyu

Carson Henderson - 8th kyu

Lyric Smille - 8th kyu

Dustin Greenstone - 9th kyu

Daniel Greenstone - 9th kyu

Samuel Howard - 9th kyu

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