Canton Tournament 2016
26 FSDC students participated in the 2016 Detroit Metro Open Karate Tournament earning a total of 61 awards. These included 31 first place, 15 second, 8 third and 7 fourth place finishes, with both the FSDC Black Belt Team and the FSDC Underbelt team finishing first in the team kata divisions.
Students earning Grand Championship berths included: Teddy Donahue (for weapons and kata), Lizzy Arnold (kata) and James Takeshita (weapons).
Black Belt Championship Team members: Ben Matas, Neha Gogineni, Dhruva Vishwanath, Ryan Swanson, Ian Kosaka, Lily Kosaka, Abhay Vora, James Takeshita, Soorya Ramappan, Lizzy Arnold, Annie Sarangi, Ram Kiru, Krishna Kiru and Shankar Kiru.
Underbelt Championship Team members: Leland McElroy, Emily Kasper, Jachin Chung, Ameilia Chung, Teddy Donahue, Ankush Bakuli, Sneha Challa and Rohan Challa.
Detailed Standings on the Next Page…