May 05, 2007 update: Soliday student wins at the Arkansas Classic!
Soliday student Katie Carr, Brown Belt, traveled to compete in the American Karate
Association’s Arkansas Classic Karate Tournament in Jonesboro, Arkansas. Katie competed in the
13-14 year old Advanced Division, and took 1st Place in Fighting, and 3rd Place in forms.
Katie is currently the
AKA Southern Region’s top ranked fighter for her division, and second ranked competitor in forms for
the 2007 year.
May 01, 2007 update: Institute of Karate Testing and Promotion
Last week and this week, the Sapulpa Institute of Karate held tests and
promotions. Katie Carr, and Eric Jamison were received their second stripe for their Brown
belt, and five students were tested and promoted from white belt to yellow belt. Mr. Soliday was
assisted by Leon Longacre, 7th DAN, as well as Nancie “Tiny” Longacre, 7th DAN, in addition instructors
Mr. Teddy Soliday, 3rd DAN, and Mr. Sam White, 1st DAN.