Recently, Stoneybrook Karate traveled to Fort Lauderdale to compete in the AAU Karate Nationals.
Twenty-one competitors went to the AAU Karate Nationals, bringing home 30 medals, 14 championships and with two competitors, both 11-year-olds, that made the Junior National Karate Team.
The results include: Mina Turcan - Gold Kata, Gold Kumite; Alex Teal - Bronze Kata; Ryland Volker - Bronze Kobudo, Gold Kumite; Carley Stroup - Bronze Kumite; Eli Lopez - SIlver Kumite; Brandon Salcedo - Silver Kobudo, Gold Kata, Gold Kumite; Arwen Bertrand - Gold Kobudo, Gold Kata, Gold Kumite; Giana Piccolotti - Silver Kobudo, Bronze Kata, Gold Kumite; Edgar Hernandez - Silver Kumite; Alex Gonzalez - Bronze Kumite; Paul Bissessar - Bronze Kumite; Eric Paskins - Gold Kumite; Valeria Galdemez - Bronze Kumite; Christine Nguyen - Bronze Kata; Nick Donnelly - Bronze Kumite; Josue Serrano - Gold Kumite; Ramon Serrano - Gold Kata, Gold Kumite; Gian Rivera - Bronze Kumite; Marny Nalley - Gold Kata, Silver Kumite.
AAU Karate National Champions from the gym were Mina Turcan, double-Gold National Champion in Kata and Kumite; Ryland Volker, National Champion Kumite; Arwen Bertrand, triple-Gold National Champion in Kobudo, Kata and Kumite; Brandon Salcedo, double-Gold National Champion in Kata and Kumite; Giana Piccolotti, Gold Medal National Champion in Kumite; Eric Paskins, Gold Medal National Champion in Kumite; Josue Serrano, National Champion in Kumite; Marny Nalley, Gold Medal National Champion in Kata; and Ramon Serrano, double-Gold National Champion in Kata and Kumite.
Giana Piccolotti and Edgar Hernandez will be traveling to Budapest, Hungry to compete in the Karate World Championships after making the AAU Junior National Karate Team.
For information about Stoneybrook Karate, contact the dojo at 407-654-5425 or stop by at 15501 Stoneybrook West Parkway, Winter Garden, Suite 125.