Kids Karate Television Selects Their Top Picks For 2003 Kids Hall Of Fame Of The Year

November 30, 2003 (PRLEAP.COM) Sports News
Congratulations to Sensei Dewey Earwood, to Becca Ross and Jennifer Espina. Congratulations to Team Sansei out of Florida and Congratulations to Red Dragon Karate-Diamond Bar.

Los Angeles, California, Kids Karate Television Online the worlds hottest martial arts website dedicated exclusively to kids in the martial arts announced today that the voters have selected their top picks for the 2003 Martial Arts Kids Hall of Fame. The voters selected Sensei of the Year, Competitor of the Year, Role Model of the Year, School of the Year and Team of the Year.

Congratulations to Sensei Dewey Earwood for being chosen as 2003 martial arts Sensei of the Year. Sensei Dewey Earwood is the promoter of the Dixieland Nationals in Columbia SC. He is also owns the Earwood Karate Studios in Irmo SC. Sensei Earwood is a 9th Dan in the U.S. Tai system and also holds a Black Belt in Isshinryu karate. He has also won World Titles in the NBL, and is known all over the world. He is wonderful person, very kind, honest and humble and a great role model for all his students. The children in the school really love and respect him, they are constantly coming up to him and hugging him and you can tell he loves them too. The man always has a kind word for everyone and you will never hear him say anything negative about a person. "I have to say personally that Dewey Earwood is one of the most committed people to empowering children that I have met. He is worthy of the Martial Arts Kids 2003 Hall of Fame Sensei of The Year,' votes World Champion Reginald Levesque. "He has made a big difference in many children's lives.' Sensei Dewey Earwood has been inducted into 3 Martial Arts Hall of Fame. He has over 30 years of experience in several different styles and has trained over 15 World Champions. For more info visit his website Earwood Karate Studios

Congratulations to Team Sansei out of Florida with overwhelming votes for 2003 martial arts Team of the Year. Shihan Arturo Espina's Team Sansei is most known for its junior competitors. Kids like Ritchie Bichara, Josh Quartin and Jennifer Espina with strong adult competitors such as Jessica Calvino and Michael Cifre on the team.

Congratulations to ISKA World Champion Jennifer Espina for being chosen 2003 Competitor of the Year. Jennifer Espina is the current ISKA World Champion a three time World Champion and a four time National Champion.

Congratulations to World Champion Becca Ross (with votes in every category) for being selected as martial arts 2003 Role Model of the Year. Becca Ross age 12 originally studied Wing Chun Kung Fu under the tutelage of Sensei Chai Eun at Chai Karate in Ardsley, N.Y. By the time she was 5 years old she was breaking wood, sparring, and competing in tournaments on a statewide level. She received three gold medals at West Point Military Academy for point sparring, self-defense, and continuous fighting. She went on to capture first place in every N.Y. State tournament that she competed in between the ages of 6 and 7. Becca has four first place wins in the WKA World Championship Eliminations. She competed in Pisa Italy in Aug. and captured 2 silver and 3 Bronze medals. She was the only athlete to win a medal in every division she competed in. Becca received her Black Belt in American Kenpo Karate in May of 2000. She is currently training at All Star Karate in Boca Raton under the tutelage of Mr. Michael Demchak.

Congratulations to Red Dragon Karate-Diamond Bar, CA for being selected as martial arts 2003 School of the Year. Red Dragon Karate has been training champions of all ages under the instruction of Master Instructor and owner Mohamad Jahan-vash. Shihan Mohamad is a Seventh Degree Black Belt. At Red Dragon Karate students of all ages train to be champions of life. Instructors are dedicated to developing courage and patience to handle life\'s challenges, inner strength,
self-esteem, superior concentration for good grades, and fitness. Red Dragon Karate/Diamond Bar is well known on the local and national tournament circuit for the champions it produced. Students are very successful in area tournaments as well as tournaments on the national circuit.

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