March 3, 2009 update: Katie Carr’s Mannford Institute of Karate Website!
UGKA Instructor and Soliday Black Belt Katie Carr’s school in Mannford, Oklahoma – the Mannford Institute of Karate – now has a website up and available! You can find it at:
February 28, 2009 update: UGKA competitors win big at the Missouri Nationals Open Karate Tournament in Springfield, Missouri!
Soliday Black Belt Katie Carr, Soliday Purple Belt Scott Carr, and Soliday Green Belt Chelsea Boen made an impact at the Missouri Nationals this weekend winning in almost every division!
Chelsea Boen took 1st place amidst strong competition in Forms, as well as 3rd place in fighting. Katie Carr took 2nd place in fighting and was awarded Runner Up Grand Champion in adult Women’s Black Belt Fighting. Scott Carr took 3rd place in weapons competition, 1st place in forms competition, and 3rd place in fighting.
It was great to see fellow Wild Bunch Black Belt Mr. Todd Brown, as well as watching him compete! Mr. Brown’s TNT Martial Arts has been a strong member school within the Wild Bunch, and a great supporter of Mr. Soliday and the UGKA!
Mr. Soliday provides guidance and advice before forms competition begins!
Katie Carr, Soliday 2nd degree Black Belt, was awarded the Women Black Belt Runner Up Grand Champion for the Fighting Competition!
The Wild Bunch Karate Association was represented in Black Belt competition with Mr. Todd Brown, 3rd DAN, of TNT Martial Arts and of course by Katie Carr, 2nd DAN who competed for the first time in Adult Women’s Black Belt competition.
Katie Carr, 2nd DAN, competing in Women’s Black Belt Forms