Local Rantoul karate school participants place at tournament

DUPO — On March 18, students from the Shinko-Ryu Martial Arts Center in Rantoul competed at the 40th Southern Illinois Karate Championships at Dupo, Ill.  Nearly 200 participants competed at this event.

Alesha Cornett, 14, of Paxton, placed fourth in 11-14-year-old Advanced Girls Kata and fifth  in Weapons forms. Chase Cornett, 17, of Paxton placed second in 15-17 Advanced Boys Kata and sixth in Weapons. Megan Swanson, 16, of Paxton placed second in 15-17 Advanced Girls Kata and second in Weapons. Sensei Mike Ostrander of Rantoul placed first in Senior Black Belt Mens Weapons and second in Kata.  Ostrander finished in fourth place for Black Belt Grand Champion.

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James Grasso wrote on April 26, 2017 at 10:04 am

Wow this picture is looking great with the students showing their prizes and medals which they have won in the championship. We can see pictures of all the prize winners in http://bestessaypoint.com/ blog where the tournament organizers have posted in that blog. Shinko-Ryu martial arts school is the one which teach techniques and tricks in martial arts.