Provincial Martial Arts Karate students from Sicamous and Salmon Arm recently participated in a belt testing at Salmon Arm’s Downtown Activity Centre. Students are now training for the Shuswap Open Martial Arts Tournament being held in Salmon Arm on Saturday

Provincial Martial Arts Karate students from Sicamous and Salmon Arm recently participated in a belt testing at Salmon Arm’s Downtown Activity Centre. Students are now training for the Shuswap Open Martial Arts Tournament being held in Salmon Arm on Saturday

Up a notch: Karate students complete belt testing

rovincial Martial Arts Karate students recently participated in a belt testing at Salmon Arm’s Downtown Activity Centre.

Provincial Martial Arts Karate students from Sicamous and Salmon Arm recently participated in a belt testing at Salmon Arm’s Downtown Activity Centre. Students are now training for the Shuswap Open Martial Arts Tournament being held in Salmon Arm on Saturday, June 7.  This tournament is the B.C. qualifier for the World Martial Art Games, and will be host to martial arts clubs from all over B.C. and Alberta.

Above are Sicamous students who tested earned new belts: Back:  Russell Rempel, Chris Evans, Cynthia Michaud,  Christina Sigvaldason and Nicolas Michaud. Middle: Francis Patrick, Natalia Suk,  Ty Sidgvaldason, Mason  Sebelius, Tristin Erickson, Jacob Sigvaldason, Gabriel Walsh, Stanley Tweddle, TJ Diakow, Tiffany Sigvaldason, Ashley Clark, and instructor Holly Raczynski. Front: Ella Suk, Brook-Lynn Clark, Addysen Fleming, Malaya-Mae Hart, Alyssa Deschamps, Alex Lalonde, Matthew Fehling, Brian Tweddle. Missing: Tommy Bland, Ben Whibley, Adam Bland, Rebecca Erickson, Colton Fleming and Austyn Graf.