Two students of martial arts from Mesa and Chandler – one a nutritionist employed at a local hospital and the other an engineer, were awarded second degree black belts in Traditional Okinawa Shorin-Ryu Karate by Grandmaster, Soke Hausel.
“We have many outstanding members of society in our martial arts program. I am very proud of Ryan Harden and Patrick Scofield for their dedication in martial arts and both were promoted to 2nd degree black belt after several days of tests. Our students include several doctors, nurses, nutrition professionals, technicians, engineers, scientists, IT technicians, clergy, pilots, social scientists, laborers, university professors, teachers, musicians, students, house wives and senior citizens who become members of our martial arts family”.
Classes offered at the Arizona School of Traditional Karate include karate, kobudo (Okinawan weapons), self-defense, jujutsu, samurai arts and martial arts history by World Martial Arts Hall-of-Fame member Grandmaster Hausel.