First Sandan promoted at Lannon martial arts school

Black Belt Testing Nov 9, 2018

Today Okinawan Martial Arts held a Black Belt demonstration and rank promotion ceremony at the Lannon martial arts school.

The following students participated and all passed:

  • Aiken Johnson-Escudero — Sandan (3rd Degree Black Belt)
  • Jessica Mickevicius — Nidan (2nd Degree Black Belt)
  • Dennis Dyon — Shodan (1st Degree Black Belt)
  • Erin Brennan-Maurice — Shodan (1st Degree Black Belt)

Twenty-one year old Mr. Johnson-Escudero is one of Sensei Ounkham’s original students and has been training since the age of 12. He is the first Sandan or 3rd-degree blackbelt promoted by Sensei Ounkham and is now the highest-ranking student at the Lannon martial arts school.

The examination board were very impressed by the testing and we thank them for volunteering their time and expertise to the event:

  • Mr. Tom Woolridge
  • Master Chung
  • Mr. Dennis Angle
  • Mrs. Dawn Bublitz

Congratulations to all the students on their achievement today and their dedication and discipline.

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