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Triple Crown Martial Arts Championship: 32 Wins!

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Triple Crown Martial Arts Championship: 32 Wins!

The nine-member Seven Star Dragons Competition Team traveled to Louisville, Kentucky to compete in the Triple Crown Martial Arts Championship on November 17, 2018. It was an excellent day of competition and the team returned home with 32 wins!

“I enjoyed watching every Joyful expression as you earned your awards and achieved goals! So impressed to see how your hard work, team support, and love results In such huge success! These moments keep me inspired! Congratulations to all competitors from every dojo! Thank you to Our Region 7 PKC Director & Promoter, Mr. Robert Starks, staff, and all the Black Belts, score keepers, and volunteers that made this event a success! Well Done!” – Master Davis

Triple Crown Martial Arts Championship Gallery
Louisville, KY, November 18, 2018

Photos courtesy of Master Terrell Davis and Kevin Hartnell.

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Ultimate Kids Karate Tournament 2018: Over 30 Rings and 4 Grand Champions!

Over 30 Rings and 4 Grand Champions!

The fourteen-member Seven Star Dragons Competition Team won over 30 rings at the 2018 Ultimate Kids Karate Tournament held in Cincinnati! Four members of the team from different age divisions also won Grand Champion titles, and on top of that, the Seven Star Dragons won the Most Supportive School award!

Congratulations Seven Star Dragons Team members for your amazing performance at the Ultimate Kids Tournament in Cincinnati, Ohio. Thank you, Young’s Martial Arts, for hosting a great event! We appreciate the 100% support from our parents and family members of every child competing! Thank you to the Black Belts and volunteers that supported the event and encouraged all the young martial artists! I am so proud to be the Sensei of such a wonderful group of students! Congratulations!” – Master Davis

Ultimate Kids Karate Tournament Gallery
Cincinnati, OH, October 20, 2018

Photos courtesy of Master Terrell Davis and Kevin Hartnell.

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PKC Nationals 2018: 9 Take Home Over 30 Awards & 3 Big Dog Grand Champion Awards!

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9 Take Home Over 30 Awards At PKC 2018 Nationals!

The nine-member Seven Star Dragons Competition Team took home over 30 awards at the 2018 PKC International Karate Championships (Aug. 31 – Sept. 1)! The team also brought home three Big Dog Grand Champion awards! The tournament had a great turnout with strong competition this year!

Congratulations, Master Davis, to the competition team, and to all of the Seven Star Dragons!

Congratulations to all 7 Star Dragons team members and families that supported our students at the 2018 PKC Nationals in Indianapolis, Indiana this weekend. I am so proud to be the Sensei of so many wonderful students! I am overjoyed with the life progress of my children, the youngest to the oldest! Thanks to all our new and old friends and Instructors that support us and cheer us on! Our team wishes everyone continued success!” – Master Davis

PKC International Karate Tournament Gallery
Indianapolis, IN, Aug. 31- Sept. 1, 2018

Photos courtesy of Bryan Casteel, Master Terrell Davis, Layah Clark, Christina Alfieri, and Kevin Hartnell.

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Seven Star Dragons @ Spring Smash 2018: 24 Wins & 3 Grand Championship Titles!

Seven Star Dragons @ Spring Smash 2018: 24 Wins & 3 Grand Champion Titles!

Eleven members of the Seven Star Dragons Competition Team attended the 2018 Spring Smash in Kokomo, Indiana on May 5th. It was a beautiful spring day and the event was well-attended with strong competition. The Grand Champion prizes were fantastic and featured wireless headphones, PlayStation 4 gaming consoles, and more!

“I am so excited and proud of my students that competed in Kokomo, Indiana at Spring Smash! I loved watching the improvements each accomplished! We won 3 Grand Champions in Kata and Weapons! They loved those new Play Station 4’s! Thank you Mr. Donnie Michael and staff for a great time and such awesome awards!” – Master Davis

Team Photo courtesy of Corey Craig

Spring Smash Gallery
May 5, 2018

Photos courtesy of Terrell Davis, Corey Craig, and Kevin Hartnell.

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Seven Star Dragons @ Richmond Championships: 19 Wins With 2 Triple Crown Winners!

Seven Star Dragons @ Richmond Championship: 19 Wins & 2 Triple Crown Winners!

The 8-member Seven Star Dragons Competition Team attended the 2018 EMAC Richmond Championship Open Martial Arts Tournament on February 3, 2018 in Richmond, KY. 19 wins were brought in including  two members that captured triple crown wins (three first place awards)! Seven Star Dragons also won the award for the most first place wins for the day!

The PKC presented their 2017 Region 7 awards prior to the tournament. 23 members of the Seven Star Dragons competition team won awards, including 16 1st place wins and a triple crown winner! To top it all off, the Seven Star Dragons won Top School for 2017 and received a plaque and trophy!

“Feeling extremely proud of the Seven Star Dragons team members, families, and supporters! Congratulations! Thank you to our Regional Director, Mr. Starks, tournament promoter, Mr. Will Schneider, PKC Promoters, staff and families for such a successful and memorable occasion. Congratulations to each and every Winner! Thanks to all persons in our martial arts community for making a difference and being passionate about your gift! Hard work pays off! Keep Fighting Julia Shipp! You are truly an Inspiration!” – Master Davis

Richmond Championship Gallery
February 3, 2018

Photos courtesy of Terrell Davis, Bryan Casteel, and Kevin Hartnell.

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Seven Star Dragons @ Triple Crown: 17 Wins & 2 Grand Champions!

Seven Star Dragons @ Triple Crown: 17 Wins & 2 Grand Champions!

The 8-member Seven Star Dragons Competition Team attended the Triple Crown Open Martial Arts Championship on November 18, 2017 in Louisville, KY. Over the course of the day, the 8 members won 20 awards and also 2 Grand Champion titles as well!

“I am so thankful for students and families that always support each other, showing discipline and respect in and out of the ring! Thank you to everyone that helped make this event a success! Finally, Mr. & Mrs. Starks, we appreciate you and thank you! Another successful Triple Crown Event!” – Master Davis

Triple Crown Open Martial Arts Championship Gallery
November 18, 2017

Photos courtesy of Terrell Davis and Kevin Hartnell.

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Ultimate Kids Karate Championship Wins!

Ultimate Kids Karate Championship Wins In Dayton, OH!

“Congratulations to Miranda and Paul who represented our team on Saturday at The Ultimate Kids Tournament in Dayton, Ohio! Paul won 2 Gold Rings for his first place showing in Kata and weapons. Miranda won a Silver ring for weapons and a Gold ring for Kata! Miranda won Her first Grand Champion and was all smiles!” – Master Davis

Ultimate Kids Karate Championship Gallery
Dayton, OH, Oct. 21, 2017

Photos courtesy of Kevin Hartnell.

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10 Take Home 52 Wins At PKC 2017 Nationals!

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10 Take Home 52 Wins at PKC 2017 Nationals!

The ten-member Seven Star Dragons Competition Team took home 52 wins at the 2017 PKC International Karate Championships over the weekend! In addition to the success of the team, Master Davis received her award for 4th in Top Competitive Schools out of over 70 schools! PKC 2016-2017 National Champions awards were received by 16 team members as well!

And to top it all off, Master Terrell Davis received a wonderful award on Saturday that was presented at the PKC International Karate Championships!

“Now, therefore, I, John Cranley, Mayor of the City of Cincinnati do hereby proclaim September 2, 2017 as ‘Seven Star Dragons Day’ in Cincinnati.”

Congratulations, Master Davis, to the competition team, and to all of the Seven Star Dragons!

PKC International Karate Tournament Gallery
Indianapolis, IN, Sept. 1-3, 2017

Photos courtesy of Dave Belmont, Melissa Kelly, Gina Gibson-Henderson, Layah Clark, Christina Alfieri, Master Terrell Davis, and Kevin & Miranda Hartnell.

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Seven Star Dragons on WCPO!

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Seven Star Dragons on WCPO!

Lucy May from WCPO visited the North Avondale Recreation Center and home dojo of the Seven Star Dragons karate school recently to speak with Master Davis and some of the students. The story will air this evening at 4pm and again at 6pm. You can read the online version of the story as well by following the link below.

http://www.wcpo.com/news/local-news/hamilton-county/cincinnati/champion-seven-star-dragons-karate-teaches-kids-more-than-kicks-and-punches

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SSD @ Ohio State Championship: 52 Awards, 30 1st Place Wins Including 2 Grand Champions!

SSD @ Ohio State Championship: 52 Awards, 30 1st Place Wins Including 2 Grand Champions, and Most Supportive/Winning School!

The Seven Star Dragons Competition Team won thirty first place awards, including two Grand Champion wins, and and awards for Most Supportive & Most Winning School! Eighteen members of the competition team attended the 2017 EMAC Ohio State Championship on Saturday, June 25. Congratulations to everyone!

“Thank you to all of our supporters that cheered for us in Cincinnati at the PKC, Region 7, EMAC Ohio State Championship! We represented our Dojo, Cincinnati, Cincinnati Recreation, Cincinnati Public Schools, families, and supporters by putting on an awesome performance! I am so proud to be your Sensei!” – Master Davis

(Group photo courtesy of Vincent Coleman)

Ohio State Championship
Cincinnati, OH June 24, 2017

(Photos courtesy of Master Davis, Vincent Coleman, Layah Clark, and Kevin Hartnell.)

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