Three young karate students achieved a lifelong dream on Oct. 4. After years of training and dedication, Valentina Val, 15, Josiah Wallace, 13, and Christopher Johnson, 12, achieved the rank of Junior Shodan.
These students, who all train at Taylor Martial Arts, are well versed in both traditional Shotokan methods as well as ground fighting and other self-defense strategies.
“I am really proud of the dedication and heart these students have shown,” stated Shihan Dan Taylor. “