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Martial arts students compete


Students from White Hall Martial Arts were busy in the month of October, traveling to competitions in Fayettville and Jacksonville.

Black Belt Cameron Morgan attended the Arkansas Best of the Best Martial Arts Tournament in Fayetteville and collected first place in Free Fighting, first place in Weapons Forms, and third place in Open Forms.

Four students attended the Arkansas Martial Arts Classic in Jacksonville. The Classic is one of the oldest and largest martial arts tournaments in the state.

Results:

Jason Coker, Intermediate 13-15 year olds-

First place- Free Fighting

First place- Weapons Forms

First place- Open Forms

Arcreal Lee- Advanced 9-10 year olds

First place- Weapons Forms,

First place- Open Forms

Third place- Free Fighting

Winn McMahan- Advanced 9-10 year olds

Second place- Open forms

Mark Stratton- 50-59 year old Beginner

First place- Free Fighting

First place- Weapons Forms

First place- Open Forms

The next major competition for White Hall students is The Friendship Open Martial Arts Tournament scheduled Dec. 7, at the Seabrook Family Christian Center in Pine Bluff.

The Friendship tournament is an annual fundraising effort for Arkansas Special Olympics, and co-sponsored by White Hall Martial Arts and Taiho Ryu Karate and JuJitsu.