Harlem Karate Institute presents The Tenth Annual Hyman Karate Classic Tournament Sunday, February 26, 2006
February 26, 2006 (PRLEAP.COM) Sports NewsThe Tenth Annual Hyman Karate Classic Tournament will be attracting competitors from around the country from “Tiny Tots” Boys & Girls (4 – 6 years old) “Mini Pee-Wee” Boys & Girls (7 – 9 years old) ,“Pee Wee” Boys & Girls (10 -11 years old)
“Junior” Boys & Girls (12 – 15 years old) “White Belt” (16 – 18 years old)“Adults” White Belts, Green Belts, Black Belts” Women’s Division” (Beginners, Advanced, Black Belt)“Over 35” (Beginners, Advanced) “Super Senior” Over 40 (Beginners, Advanced)
“Black Belt” Weapons, Breaking, Grand Champion.
Bronx, New York – On Sunday, February 26, 2006, Harlem Karate Institute will be holding the Tenth Annual Hyman Karate Classic Tournament at Herbert H. Lehman High School located at 3000 East Tremont Avenue, Bronx, NY 10461. Registration time - 9:00 AM sharp.
Dr. Ernest Hyman is the Founder of the Harlem Karate Institute and The Tenth Annual Hyman Karate Classic Tournament.
About the Harlem Karate Institute and the Tenth Annual Hyman Karate Classic Tournament
Dr. Ernest Hyman holds a 10th Degree Black Belt in Japanese Goju. During his 30 years in the martial arts, he has competed in over 500 karate tournaments and has won over 1,000 1st place trophies. Dr. Hyman has triumphed in all divisions over a 25-year span. He is recognized throughout the martial arts community, especially for his expertise in ice breaking (1,200 lbs of ice) and nunchaku. Dr. Hyman also masters weapons, kata (forms) and kumite competition. He is a performer in all divisions at martial arts shows and has appeared in Black Belt Magazine, Action Martial Arts Magazine, Official Karate, Karate Illustrator and other martial major arts publications. Dr. Hyman’s commitment to children and youth is evidenced through his decades of service to youth and families through his Harlem Karate Institute Youth Development Program.
Dr. Hyman is a trailblazer among the elite in the martial arts world. Dr. Ernest Hyman first opened the doors to the Harlem Karate Institute in 1969. In a spacious DoJo on Third Avenue, the Harlem Karate Institute has taught over 2500 students the art of Japanese GoJu-Ryu, and is what Dr. Hyman calls "a martial science.
The Harlem Karate Institute Youth Development Center, a multicultural resource center, has been a safe haven for the youth in East Harlem and surrounding communities for 35 years. Our doors are always open to all young adults and youths seeking a place where they can interact in a safe and positive environment. We provide an alternative lifestyle to joining gangs, participating in drug-related activities and crime, by instilling a sense of accomplishment and hope through challenging and constructive activities.
Many of our children and youth view their experiences with the Harlem Karate Institute Youth Development Center as not only critical to their success, but also essential to their survival.
The Harlem Karate Institute Youth Development Center is a non-profit 501(c)(3) community-based organization. Any charitable donations are tax deductible — we can supply you with our tax identification number for your records. Your donation would mean a great deal to us, but even more to the youth who rely on the Harlem Karate Institute Youth Development Center to help them through life’s tough spots and their overall development. Any donation of $1 or more would be greatly appreciated and will go toward keeping the school active. Please help us keep our doors open.
You can make a donation by sending a check or money order payable to the Harlem Karate Institute, 2234 Third Avenue, 2nd FL, New York, NY, 10035.
The Harlem Karate Institute would like to thank you in advance for any donations given to the school.
To register today for The Tenth Annual Hyman Karate Classic Tournament call (212) 410-1658 or logon to www.longlivethemusic.com there you will also see highlights from the last exhilarating tournament which was held in March, 2005.