KI Summer Games June 14-16, 2013

May 11, 2013 9:49 PM | James Stuber (Administrator)

 The annual KIA Summer Games and Bike Hike were held at Kelley's Island on June 14-16th . The weekend began with a seventy five mile bike hike from Cleveland Ohio to Kelley's Island on June 14th Friday. Once to the island the bikers pitched the camp site and relaxed until morning. At sixish am all KIA Warriors began the five mile run around the island once completed there was time to relax and have breakfast before the one and a half hour workout with some of KIA's Black belts the students at the workout the students learned from instructors many different self defense techniques and weapons  self defense At 11am the KIA Black belt test was held. Sensei Rick Capirano tested for his Nidan (second Degree Black Belt). Sensei Capirano performed before the KIA testing board of sensei Maki , Sensei Brandes, Sensei Julie Madry , Sensei James Stuber and Grandmaster Eugene Madry. The test showed basic to advanced self defense and was well organized. There were bodies flying in the air as Mr. Capirano performed his test in the end all ukes were uninjured and ready for the results by the board. Mr. Capirano joined the ranks of Nidan  with the Karate Institute of America. Congratulations Sensei Capirano.

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