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August 25, 2009 update: Martial Arts Entertainment Magazine has featured Katie Carr, 2nd DAN, in their “Women In The Martial Arts Series”!


Martial Arts Entertainment Magazine features Katie Carr, 2nd DAN, in their “Women In The Martial Arts” Series! Katie Carr is an American Karate Association National Champion, a Midwest Martial Arts Association Champion, an Oklahoma State Champion, and a member of the Midwest Martial Arts Hall of Fame. Katie Carr is also a UGKA Black Belt Instructor and the Sensei and Founder of the Mannford Institute of Karate.


Click HERE for Martial Arts Entertainment Magazine’s “Women In The Martial Arts” feature section!



August 22, 2009 update: Katie Carr, 2nd DAN, and Scott Carr, Soliday Brown Belt, win at the Showdown in J-Town Martial Arts Championships in Joplin, Mo!



Katie Carr, 2nd DAN, visits with Mr. Richard Osborn, Sr, 9th DAN




Scott Carr, Brown Belt, with 2nd Place Weapons, 1st Place Forms, and 2nd Place Fighting trophies.




Katie Carr, 2nd DAN, with 3rd Place Forms and 3rd Place Fighting trophies from the Adult Women’s Black Belt divisions.


Katie Carr, Sensei of the Mannford Institute of Karate and UGKA Instructor, and Scott Carr, Soliday Brown Belt, traveled to Joplin, Missouri to compete in the Midwest Martial Arts Association’s Showdown in J-Town Martial Arts Championships. Katie Carr, a 2nd degree Black Belt, competes in the Adult Women’s Black Belt divisions in the MMA Southern Conference to provide an increased level of competition. Katie took 3rd Place in Forms Competition, and 3rd Place in Fighting against some strong opponents.


Scott Carr, Assistant Instructor at the Mannford Institute of Karate, took 2nd Place in Weapons competition using the Sai. Scott took 1st Place in Forms competition, and was able to compete for Grand Champion although he came up a bit shy on points. Scott took 2nd Place in Fighting competition.


Mr. Richard Osborn Sr, 9th DAN, spent a bit of time visiting with Katie Carr, and was kind enough to get his picture taken with Katie. Katie also helped judge some of the divisions in the tournament, helping where she was needed.


















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