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Black Belts Promoted by our School
As of 2/19/13

Names

 

Rank

Testing Date

Styles Promoted

6th Degree Black
     

Master Antionette
Chavez

 

6th Degree

6/07/2007

Shorin Ryu, Shotokan

Master Antionette
Chavez

 

6th Degree

6/04/ 2008

Kukkiwon-Tae Kwon Do

5th Degree Black
     

Master
Antionette Chavez

5th Degree

12/3/98

Shorin Ryu, Shotokan

Master
Antionette Chavez

 

5th Degree

12/5/99

Kukkiwon-Tae Kwon Do

4th Degree Black
     

Kowell, Damon

 

4th Degree

12/01/00

Tae Kwon Do

Polachek, Ben

 

4th Degree

12/04/09

Shorin Ryu, Tae Kwon Do, Shotokan

         
3rd Degree Black
     

Shryock, Larry

 

3rd Degree

9/15/99

Shorin Ryu, Tae Kwon Do, Shotokan

Polachek, Ben

 

3rd Degree

9/15/99

Shorin Ryu, Tae Kwon Do, Shotokan

Kowell, Dave

 

3rd Degree

12/1/00

Tae Kwon Do

Bain, Paul

 

3rd Degree

12/21/01

Shorin Ryu, Tae Kwon Do, Shotokan

Grice, James L.

 

3rd Degree

2000

Tae Kwon Do

Audie Mondy

 

3rd Degree

12/4/04

Shorin Ryu, Tae Kwon Do, Shotokan

Robert Tavzel

 

3rd Degree

12/4/04

Tae Kwon Do

Lillian Hoines

 

3rd Degree

12/15/2006

Tae Kwon Do

Jim Retzer   3rd Degree 12/22/08 Tae Kwon Do, Shorin Ryu, Shotokan

Jacob Retzer

 

3rd Degree

12/4/09

Shorin Ryu, Tae Kwon Do, Shotokan

Steve Rosenthal

 

3rd Degree

12/4/09

Shorin Ryu, Tae Kwon Do, Shotokan

Karl Upplegger

 

3rd Degree

12/4/09

Shorin Ryu, Tae Kwon Do, Shotokan

Rosalie Graves

 

3rd Degree

12/4/09

Shorin Ryu, Tae Kwon Do, Shotokan

Kendall Pierson

 

3rd Degree

12/4/09

Tae Kwon Do

         
2nd Degrees
     

Shyrock, Larry

 

2nd Degree

5/5/95

Shorin Ryu, Tae Kwon Do, Shotokan

Polachek, Ben

 

2nd Degree

5/5/95

Shorin Ryu, Tae Kwon Do, Shotokan

Bain, Paul

 

2nd Degree

3/7/97

Shorin Ryu, Tae Kwon Do, Shotokan

Szenasi, Gail

 

2nd Degree

12/12/98

Shorin Ryu, Tae Kwon Do, Shotokan

Barstow, Matthew

 

2nd Degree

12/12/98

Shorin Ryu, Tae Kwon Do, Shotokan

Mondy, Audie

 

2nd Degree

12/12/98

Shorin Ryu, Tae Kwon Do, Shotokan

Nagy, Earl

 

2nd Degree

5/12/00

Shorin Ryu, Tae Kwon Do, Shotokan

Casados, Jonathan

 

2nd Degree

12/12/98

Shorin Ryu, Tae Kwon Do, Shotokan

Madden, Kristen

 

2nd Degree

5/12/00

Shorin Ryu, Tae Kwon Do, Shotokan

Herrera, Jerry

 

2nd Degree

11/29/99

Shorin Ryu, Tae Kwon Do, Shotokan

Richter-Sand, Matthew

 

2nd Degree

8/18/00

Shorin Ryu, Tae Kwon Do, Shotokan

Gonzales, Christina

 

2nd Degree

12/12/98

Tae Kwon Do

Ross, Mike

 

2nd Degree

4/27/01

Shorin Ryu, Tae Kwon Do, Shotokan

Williams, Kano

 

2nd Degree

12/15/00

Tae Kwon Do

Tavzel, Robert

 

2nd Degree

12/15/00

Tae Kwon Do

Cox, Anne

 

2nd Degree

8/18/00

Shorin Ryu, Tae Kwon Do, Shotokan

Broome, Bill

 

2nd Degree

12/15/00

Tae Kwon Do

Whitaker, Adam

 

2nd Degree

10/00

Tae Kwon Do

Whitaker, John

 

2nd Degree

2/01

Tae Kwon Do

Jon Griffis

 

2nd Degree

5/23/02

Shorin Ryu, Tae Kwon Do, Shotokan

Frank Ankeny

 

2nd Degree

5/23/02

Shorin Ryu, Tae Kwon Do, Shotokan

Lilian Hoines

 

2nd Degree

5/23/02

Tae Kwon Do

Jorge Enriquez

 

2nd Degree

5/23/02

Tae Kwon Do

Jorge Enriquez II

 

2nd Degree

5/23/02

Tae Kwon Do

Jacob Retzer

 

2nd Degree

12/4/04

Shorin Ryu, Tae Kwon Do, Shotokan

Jim Retzer

 

2nd Degree

12/4/04

Shorin Ryu, Tae Kwon Do, Shotokan

John Rocca

 

2nd Degree

12/4/04

Tae Kwon Do

Clay Szenasi

 

2nd Degree

12/4/04

Shorin Ryu, Tae Kwon Do, Shotokan

Karl Upplegger

 

2nd Degree

12/15/06

Shorin Ryu, Tae Kwon Do, Shotokan

Steve Rosenthal

 

2nd Degree

12/15/06

Shorin Ryu, Tae Kwon Do, Shotokan

Rosalie Graves

 

2nd Degree

12/15/06

Shorin Ryu, Tae Kwon Do, Shotokan

Meghann Acker

 

2nd Degree

12/14/2006

Shorin Ryu, Tae Kwon Do, Shotokan

Andrew Montoya

 

2nd Degree

12/04/09

Tae Kwon Do

Megan Wallace

 

2nd Degree

12/04/09

Shorin Ryu, Tae Kwon Do, Shotokan

Brown, Jeremy

 

2nd Degree

12/04/09

Shorin Ryu, Tae Kwon Do, Shotokan

Emma Pindra   2nd Degree 12/17/11 Shoto Kan, Shorin-Ryu
1st Degrees
     

Shyrock, Larry

 

1st Degree

7/10/92

Shorin Ryu, Tae Kwon Do, Shotokan

Schneider, Jed

 

1st Degree

7/10/92

Shorin Ryu, Tae Kwon Do, Shotokan

Polachek, Ben

 

1st Degree

7/10/92

Shorin Ryu, Tae Kwon Do, Shotokan

Lewis, Jesse

 

1st Degree

12/16/93

Shorin Ryu, Tae Kwon Do, Shotokan

Mayfield, Patricia

 

1st Degree

9/1/94

Shorin Ryu, Tae Kwon Do, Shotokan

Wright, Saneh

 

1st Degree

9/1/94

Shorin Ryu, Tae Kwon Do, Shotokan

Szenasi, Gail

 

1st Degree

12/21/95

Shorin Ryu, Tae Kwon Do, Shotokan

Barstow, Matthew

 

1st Degree

8/9/96

Shorin Ryu, Tae Kwon Do, Shotokan

Brown, Robert

 

1st Degree

8/9/96

Shorin Ryu, Tae Kwon Do, Shotokan

Brown, Cynthia

 

1st Degree

8/9/96

Shorin Ryu, Tae Kwon Do, Shotokan

Brown, Jeremy

 

1st Degree

8/9/96

Shorin Ryu, Tae Kwon Do, Shotokan

Mondy, Audie

 

1st Degree

8/9/96

Shorin Ryu, Tae Kwon Do, Shotokan

Nagy, Earl

 

1st Degree

8/9/96

Shorin Ryu, Tae Kwon Do, Shotokan

Paskewich, Devin

 

1st Degree

8/9/96

Shorin Ryu, Tae Kwon Do, Shotokan

Casados, Jonathan

 

1st Degree

8/9/96

Shorin Ryu, Tae Kwon Do, Shotokan

Brown, Nancy

 

1st Degree

8/9/96

Shorin Ryu, Tae Kwon Do, Shotokan

Madden, Kristen

 

1st Degree

6/5/97

Shorin Ryu, Tae Kwon Do, Shotokan

Herrera, Jerry

 

1st Degree

6/5/97

Shorin Ryu, Tae Kwon Do, Shotokan

Cox, Anne

 

1st Degree

12/5/97

Shorin Ryu, Tae Kwon Do, Shotokan

Bradley, Barbara

 

1st Degree

12/5/97

Shorin Ryu, Tae Kwon Do, Shotokan

Richter-Sand, Matthew

 

1st Degree

12/5/97

Shorin Ryu, Tae Kwon Do, Shotokan

Schwartz, Robert

 

1st Degree

12/12/98

Shorin Ryu, Tae Kwon Do, Shotokan

Ankeny, Frank

 

1st Degree

12/12/98

Tae Kwon Do

Griffis, Jon

 

1st Degree

5/14/99

Shorin Ryu, Tae Kwon Do, Shotokan

Ross, Mike

 

1st Degree

5/14/99

Shorin Ryu, Tae Kwon Do, Shotokan

Wyant, Frances

 

1st Degree

8/13/99

Shorin Ryu, Tae Kwon Do, Shotokan

Roehrig, Steve

 

1st Degree

8/13/99

Shorin Ryu, Tae Kwon Do, Shotokan

Ostlie-Madden, Susan

 

1st Degree

12/17/99

Shorin Ryu, Tae Kwon Do, Shotokan

Berg, Thea

 

1st Degree

12/17/99

Shorin Ryu, Tae Kwon Do, Shotokan

Enriquez, Jorge

 

1st Degree

11/15/00

Tae Kwon Do

Enriquez, Jorge II

 

1st Degree

11/15/00

Tae Kwon Do

Williams, Kano

 

1st Degree

5/12/00

Shorin Ryu, Shotokan

Williams, Kano

 

1st Degree

12/15/00

Tae Kwon Do

Tavzel, Robert

 

1st Degree

5/12/00

Tae Kwon Do

Schwartz, Dane

 

1st Degree

9/5/00

Tae Kwon Do

Tavzel Robert

 

1st Degree

12/15/00

Shorin Ryu, Shotokan

Jones, Slade

 

1st Degree

5/12/00

Tae Kwon Do

Herrera, Desiree

 

1st Degree

8/18/00

Shorin Ryu, Tae Kwon Do, Shotokan

Hoines, Lilian

 

1st Degree

12/15/00

Tae Kwon Do

Benavidez, Jarrod

 

1st Degree

12/15/00

Shorin Ryu, Tae Kwon Do, Shotokan

Broome, Bill

 

1st Degree

12/15/00

Shorin Ryu, Shotokan

Timlin, Jeri

 

1st Degree

?

Tae Kwon Do

Martinez, Jude

 

1st Degree

12/21/01

Shorin Ryu, Tae Kwon Do, Shotokan

Holley, Kenneth

 

1st Degree

12/21/01

Shorin Ryu, Tae Kwon Do, Shotokan

Szenasi, Clay

 

1st Degree

12/21/01

Shorin Ryu, Tae Kwon Do, Shotokan

Grice, James A.

 

1st Degree

6/23/97

Tae Kwon Do

Mendenhall, Rick

 

1st Degree

5/23/02

Shorin Ryu, Tae Kwon Do, Shotokan

Lucero, Patrick

 

1st Degree

5/23/02

Shorin Ryu, Tae Kwon Do, Shotokan

Retzer, Jacob

 

1st Degree

5/23/02

Shorin Ryu, Tae Kwon Do, Shotokan

Martinez, Jesse

 

1st Degree

5/23/02

Shorin Ryu, Tae Kwon Do, Shotokan

Ferrer, Richard

 

1st Degree

5/23/02

Tae Kwon Do

Haskins, Patrick

 

1st Degree

8/9/02

Shorin Ryu, Tae Kwon Do, Shotokan

Acker, Megan

 

1st Degree

12/20/02

Shorin Ryu, Tae Kwon Do, Shotokan

Romano, Eileen

 

1st Degree

12/20/02

Shorin Ryu, Tae Kwon Do, Shotokan

Holley, Ashley

 

1st Degree

12/2002

Shorin Ryu, Tae Kwon Do, Shotokan

Rosenthal, Steve

 

1st Degree

12/20/02

Shorin Ryu, Tae Kwon Do, Shotokan

Wimberly, Mike

 

1st Degree

12/20/02

Shorin Ryu, Tae Kwon Do, Shotokan

Wimberly, Steven

 

1st Degree

5/29/03

Shorin Ryu, Tae Kwon Do, Shotokan

SamChumpolpakdee

 

1st Degree

5/29/03

Shorin Ryu, Tae Kwon Do, Shotokan

Upplegger, Karl

 

1st Degree

12/12/03

Shorin Ryu, Tae Kwon Do, Shotokan

Chumpolpakdee, Kunnika

 

1st Degree

12/12/03

Shorin Ryu, Tae Kwon Do, Shotokan

Wong, Keola

 

1st Degree

12/12/03

Shorin Ryu, Tae Kwon Do, Shotokan

Adam Brasell

 

1st Degree

4/30/04

Tae Kwon Do / School Belt

Linda Kitterman

 

1st Degree

4/30/04

Shorin Ryu, Tae Kwon Do, Shotokan

Jake Sanchez

 

1st Degree

4/30/04

Shorin Ryu, Tae Kwon Do, Shotokan

Alex Morales

 

1st Degree

4/30/04

Shorin Ryu, Tae Kwon Do, Shotokan

Auburn Lewis

 

1st Degree

4/30/04

Shorin Ryu, Tae Kwon Do, Shotokan

Sam Lewis

 

1st Degree

4/30/04

Shorin Ryu, Tae Kwon Do, Shotokan

Sean Littrell

 

1st Degree

4/30/04

Tae Kwon Do

Steve Buchanan

 

1st Degree

12/04/04

Shorin Ryu, Tae Kwon Do, Shotokan

Kenny Brewer

 

1st Degree

12/04/04

Tae Kwon Do, Shorin Ryu, Shotokan

Rosalie Graves

 

1st Degree

12/04/04

Shorin Ryu, Tae Kwon Do, Shotokan

Alec Vall

 

1st Degree

12/04/04

Shorin Ryu, Tae Kwon Do, Shotokan

Brent Shipp

 

1st Degree

12/04/04

Shorin Ryu, Tae Kwon Do, Shotokan

Chris Rankin

 

1st Degree

12/04/04

Shorin Ryu, Tae Kwon Do, Shotokan

Sean Kaplan

 

1st Degree

6/02/05

Shorin Ryu, Tae Kwon Do, Shotokan

Pono Wong

 

1st Degree

6/02/05

Shorin Ryu, Tae Kwon Do, Shotokan

Kirk French

 

1st Degree

6/02/05

Shorin Ryu, Tae Kwon Do, Shotokan

Daniel Wimberly

 

1st Degree

12/20/05

Shorin Ryu, Tae Kwon Do, Shotokan

Achyut Varier

 

1st Degree

12/20/05

Shorin Ryu, Tae Kwon Do, Shotokan

Megan Walllace

 

1st Degree

6/01/06

Shorin Ryu, Tae Kwon Do, Shotokan

Jillian Shipp

 

1st Degree

6/01/06

Shorin Ryu, Tae Kwon Do, Shotokan

Brandon Shipp

 

1st Degree

6/01/06

Shorin Ryu, Tae Kwon Do, Shotokan

Joyce Chess   1st Degree 08/06 Shorin Ryu, Tae Kwon Do, Shotokan

Philip Johnstad

 

1st Degree

12/15/06

Tae Kwon Do

Jarrett Bremmer

 

1st Degree

4/27/07

Shorin Ryu, Tae Kwon Do, Shotokan

Tim Brennan

 

1st Degree

4/27/07

Shorin Ryu, Tae Kwon Do, Shotokan

Erin Arviso

 

1st Degree

4/27/07

Shorin Ryu, Tae Kwon Do, Shotokan

Andrew Montoya

 

1st Degree

6/26/07

Tae Kwon Do

Cailynn Vall

 

1st Degree

12/21/07

Tae Kwon Do, Shorin Ryu, Shotokan

Vincent A Valdez

 

1st Degree

12/21/07

Tae Kwon Do, Shorin Ryu, Shotokan

Vincent J Valdez

 

1st Degree

12/21/07

Tae Kwon Do, Shorin Ryu, Shotokan

Kelly St. Germain

 

1st Degree

8/22/08

Tae Kwon Do, Shorin-Ryu, Shoto-kan

Daniel Mahmud

 

1st Degree

8/22/08

Tae Kwon Do, Shorin-Ryu, Shoto-kan

Greg Smith   1st Degree 12/22/08 Tae Kwon Do
Daniel Gibson   1st Degree 5/9/09 Tae Kwon Do

Steven Wilkie

 

1st Degree

12/04/09

Tae Kwon Do, Shorin-Ryu, Shoto-kan

Charles B. Banks

 

1st Degree

12/04/09

Tae Kwon Do

Bradley Childs   1st Degree 7/22/11 Tae Kwon Do
John Abott   1st Degree 12/17/11 Tae,Kwon Do, Shorin-Ryu , Shotokan
Thomas Parker   1st Degree 12/17/11 Tae,Kwon Do, Shorin-Ryu , Shotokan
Akshay Warrier   1st Degree 12/17/11 Tae,Kwon Do, Shorin-Ryu , Shotokan
Tyler Spahr   1st Degree 12/17/11 Tae,Kwon Do, Shorin-Ryu , Shotokan

Master Antionette
Chavez

 

1st Degree

6/9/12

Hap Kido, World Chunki Association

Trey Caperton   1st Degree 8/14/12 Tae, Kwon Do, Shorin-Ryi, Shotokan
Escrima
       

Master
Antionette Chavez

 

1st level Red Shirt

4/8/02

Medina's Derobio Escrima

Master
Antionette Chavez

 

2nd level Red Shirt

7/15/03

Medina's Majaipai Escrima

Master
Antionette Chavez

 

3rd level Red Shirt

4/28/13

Medina's Majaipai Escrima

Rosalie Graves

 

1st Level Blue Shirt

11/17/08

 

Steve Rosenthal   1st Level Blue Shirt 11/17/08  

Rosalie Graves

 

4th Level Black Shirt

10/16/06

 

Steve Rosenthal

 

4th Level Black Shirt

10/16/06

 

Megan Wallace   4th Level Black Shirt 3/8/10  

Lilian Hoines

 

4th Level Black Shirt

8/16/12

 

Keola Wong   4th Level Black Shirt 8/16/12  
Megan Wallace   1st Level Blue Shirt 8/16/12  
         
         

 

 

Listen to the audio file of Master Rigdon
counting one through ten in Korean

If you can't hear the audio file, Right Click on the link to download the file to your
computer and open it up using Windows Media Player.  Apple QuickTime and older versions
of the Real Player don't recognize the Windows .WAV file format.

Korean Counting   / English Counting

Hana...........................................One

Duhl...........................................Two

Set..........................................Three

Net...........................................Four

Dasut.........................................Five

Yosut..........................................Six

Ilgob........................................Seven

Yodul........................................Eight

Ahup..........................................Nine

Yuhl...........................................Ten

Semul.......................................Twenty

Listen to the audio file of Master Rigdon
counting eleven through twenty in Korean

If you can't hear the audio file, Right Click on the link to download the file to your
computer and open it up using Windows Media Player.  Apple QuickTime and older versions
of the Real Player don't recognize the Windows .WAV file format.

Listen to the audio file of Master Rigdon
pronouncing the Korean terms.

If you can't hear the audio file, Right Click on the link to download the file to your
computer and open it up using Windows Media Player.  Apple QuickTime and older versions
of the Real Player don't recognize the Windows .WAV file format.

Korean Terminology    / English Definition

Kwan Jang Nim.....................Master Instructor

Sa Beom Nim..............................Instructor

Cha Ryot..................................Attention

Kyung Nae.......................................Bow

Jhoon-Bi...............................Ready Stance

Shi Jack......................................Begin

Ki Hap.........................................Yell

Kuman..........................................Stop

Diro Dora...............................Turn Around

Baro...........................Back to Ready Stance

Do Bak......................................Uniform

An Young Ha Shim Neeka...........Hello, How are you

An Young E K Ship Sheeo.....................GoodBye

Kan Sa Ham Ne Da..........................Thank You

Cha Ma Nay Oh..........................Your Welcome

Piel Sung...................................Victory

Kuk Ki.........................................Flag













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