Champions

Based on the performance of our students at Shidokan and Twin State/IPPONE tournaments, Rising Sun Martial Arts has been recognized as, and given permission to use the title of “Trainers of Champions” by Hanshi-Sei Richard Bernard and Hanshi Ron Martin of the Shidokan International Karate-do/Kobu-do Training and Research Federation.

NOTE: Entries in bold reflect the result of a year’s tournament circuit.  Entries not in bold reflect the results of individual tournaments.

Brent Baker

  • 2017 – TSMAA – Martial Arts Summer Open, Claremont, NH – Adult Black Belt Kata Grand Champion (Aug. 26)
  • 2017 – IPPONE – Senior Men’s Black Belt Forms – 3rd Place

Calla Baker

  • 2017 – Twin State Martial Arts Association – Double Crown Champion

Jill Chastenay

  • 2015 – TSMAA – Green Mountain Open, Rutland, VT – Tournament Grand Champion (March 28)
  • 2014 – Twin State Martial Arts Association – Double Crown Champion
  • 2012 – Twin State Martial Arts Association – Double Crown Champion

George Dube

  • 2017 – TSMAA – Twin State Championships, Lebanon, NH – Junior Black Belt Forms Grand Champion (Oct. 21)
  • 2017 – Twin State Martial Arts Association – Triple Crown Champion

Cathryn Gallione

  • 2013 – Shidokan International Invitational Tournament, Londonderry, NH – Female Grand Champion

Amelia Gallup

  • 2014 – Twin State Martial Arts Association – Division Champion
  • 2014 – Twin State Martial Arts Association / IPPONE New England Classic Tournament – Kata Grand Champion
  • 2017 – TSMAA – Martial Arts Summer Open, Claremont, NH – Adult Black Belt Kobudo Grand Champion (Aug. 26)
  • 2017 – TSMAA – Shidokan Open, Derry, NH – Adult Female Black Belt Kata/Kobudo Grand Champion (Sept. 30)
  • 2017 – TSMAA – Twin State Championships, Lebanon, NH – Adult Black Belt Forms Grand Champion (Oct. 21)
  • 2017 – Twin State Martial Arts Association – Double Crown Champion
  • 2018 – Central Mass Open (IPPONE), Gardner, MA – Adult Black Belt Forms Grand Champion (March 10)
  • 2018 – USAMA Grand Internationals, Albuquerque, NM – Adult Black Belt Forms Grand Champion (March 17)

Evan Miller

  • 2017 – TSMAA – Martial Arts Summer Open, Claremont, NH – Junior Black Belt Kata/Kobudo Grand Champion (Aug. 26)

Kyle Ranney

  • 2012 – Twin State Martial Arts Association – Double Crown Champion.
  • 2016 – Twin State Martial Arts Association – Double Crown Champion.