Black Belt Promotions

To the rank of Shodan:

  • Dustin Chin, a student of Travis Prose at Osoku Wakasu
  • Daniel Cleary, a student of John Cleay at Shin Ho Kan and Professor Kevin Colton at Santa Clarita Valley Jujitsu
  • Chelsea DeVincent, a student of Sensei Kimo Williams at Burbank Danzan Dojo
  • Joshua Harrelson, a student of Sensei Nerissa Freeman at Wasenshikan
  • Suzanne Lye, a student of Sensei Hillary Kaplowitz at Pacific Jujitsu Kai
  • Aubrey Shaw, a student of ProfessorTom Ryan at Palmetto Jujitsu Academy
  • Caleb Wimberly, a student of ProfessorTom Ryan at Palmetto Jujitsu Academy

To the rank of Nidan:

  • Kristen Hibala, a student of Sensei Jeanette McGrath at Yama Naka Jujitsu
  • Chad Lawson, a student of Travis Prose at Osoku Wakasu
  • David C. Petit, a student of Sensei Jay Kalisek at Santa Barbara Jujitsu Kai

To the rank of Sandan:

  • Jason Davis, a student of Sensei Ward Melenich and Sohn Wehseler and Schoolhead of Jujitsu Club @ UMD
  • Jose Duenas, a student of Professor Robert Hodgkin and Schoolhead of Midway Kodenkan
  • Allen Richardson, a student of Sensei Ward Melenich and Sohn Wehseler at Kuriunokan

To the rank of Yodan:

  • Brian Sincomb, a student of Sensei Kimo Williams at Burbank Danzan Dojo
  • Monica Villanueva, a student of Professor Sheryl Hager and Schoolhead of Kodenkan Academy of Martial Arts

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