Local martial arts students place at tourney
Special to the Chickasaw Journal
MADISON – The spring martial arts competitive season continued with Sho Kon Ryu students attending the April 20 tournament in Madison. The final spring SMAC tournament in Madison will be held May the 18.
Garrett Womack placed second in teh 12-year-old boy’s White Belt division and J.R. Rios placed second in the 12-year-old boy’s Yellow/Gold/Orange belt division.
Grandmaster Tommy Skelton placed second in the senior Black Belt Kata division.
Skelton is Grandmaster of the Sho Kon Ryu Martial Arts Academy in Houston which holds classes for youth on Tuesday and Thursdays. The youth classes are offered with no monthly fee in conjunction with the Mississippi Adonai Sports Ministries, Inc.
For more information on the Academy and classes offered, call 456-7408 or 567-8250.