Jacksonville World Yoshukai Karate students included left to right, Wesley Lewis, fifth Kyu blue belt, fourth-place point sparring; Christen Law, White belt, second-place semi and fourth-place point sparring; Jerdon Lewis, sixth Kyu blue belt, second-place semi and third-place point sparring; Colin Caldwell, black belt, third-place semi and first-place point sparring; Chuck Torruella, sixth degree black belt, Sensei; Christian Penny, black belt, fourth-place point sparring. Not pictured is Lynne Lewis, white belt, third-place point sparring. Photo: Special to The Star
Jacksonville World Yoshukai Karate students competed in the 2012 Super Fights July 28 in Oxford. World Yoshukai Karate is recognized for extensive physical training, self-defense, self-control and respect for oneself and others. World Yoshukai students are noted for their perseverance, loyalty, dedication, respectful manners and strong hearts. Yoshukai Karate has founded an organization determined to provide quality instruction to anyone at any age. Yoshukai Karate can trace its lineage back to the founding fathers of karate in Okinawa more than 300 years ago.