February 21, 2009 update: Chelsea Boen, Soliday Green Belt, honored at Oklahoma Karate Association Awards Banquet!
Chelsea Boen was officially recognized as the 2008 Oklahoma State Champion taking 1st Place in the 16-17 Year Old Beginner Division for Fighting and also 1st Place for Forms during the 2008 tournament season. Chelsea received a championship jacket, patches, and a plaque commemorating her achievement within the Oklahoma Karate Association!
Ms. Katie Carr, 2nd DAN, was on hand to represent Mr. Soliday and the UGKA, as well as support a special student. Katie Carr was a past Oklahoma State Champion (2006, 2007) and Chelsea Boen’s achievement has meant Mr. Soliday has had State Champions in the Oklahoma Karate Association for the past three years!
February 2, 2009 update: Katie Carr, 2nd Dan, 2008 National Championship Season Highlights!
Katie Carr’s 2008 Championship Season highlight video has been posted. Highlights feature tournament action from around Oklahoma, as well as Katie’s fights through the American Karate Association tournaments leading up to and after the AKA Grand Nationals – Blugrass Nationals in Louisville, Kentucky, as well as her fights through the Midwest Martial Arts Association!