Laramie Japanese Festival
Members of the Laramie Kempo Karate Club presented a demonstration on stage during the Laramie Japanese Festival on October 10. It was an excellent demo followed by some amazing Taiko Drumming. Members who participated are shown below, horsing around a bit.
Wyoming State Games Karate Tournament
Several members of the Laramie Kempo Karate Club competed in the Wyoming State Games tournament held in Casper on May 30, The following placed in their events:
Shihan Amber Travsky: 1st in adult women’s black belt kata; 2nd in adult black belt weapons.
Sensei Ross Tolman: 1st in men’s black belt kata; 1st in men’s black belt sparring.
Bailey Abbott: 1st in age 18 – 35 advanced rank kata; 1st in men’s 18- 35 advanced rank sparring.
John Siceloff – 1st in adult intermediate rank kata; 1st in men’s adult intermediate rank sparring.
Anja Kurbos-Cooper – 3rd in ages 11-13 intermediate rank kata.
Loden Ewers – 2nd in ages 8-10 intermediate rank kata and 2nd in sparring.
Rex Siceloff – 1st in ages 8-10 beginner rank kata.