Shuki Kan Dojo holds tourney
The "Shuki Kan Dojo" in Story City held its first-ever youth full-contact kumite (fighting) tournament Saturday, Nov. 7, at the Roland-Story Elementary School gymnasium. Students ranging in age from 5 to 16 competed in three different styles of full-contact karate kumite. The event was open to the public at no charge.
The dojo plans to host another tournament in spring 2020.
Those pictured placed first, second or third in at least one event.
The dojo's sensei is Anthony Rhoad, and the dojo teaches old-style Okinawan Kempo Karate focusing on character building and life protection skills.