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NEW BLACK BELTS
The Newest Rine Karate Black Belts Rank PromotionsLeft to right: Phil Hall (2nd degree), Amelia Adams (1st degree), John Frankovitch (3rd degree), Levi Mikula (2nd degree), John Fedoush (2nd degree), Helen Kovach (1st degree), Ben Fedoush (2nd degree). Not pictured is Alexis Virtue (2nd degree) and Chris Gillete (2nd degree)Family Martial Arts in Beckley, WV, was the site of the Region 6 spring black belt test held on April 21st, 2012. Six schools were represented, with a total of 18 students earning promotions. Champion Karate, Columbus, OH (Van Frasher)Kassie Frasher 2nd Degree Champion Martial Arts, Barboursville, WV (Clayton & Amber Ferguson)Charles (Chad) Forth 4th DegreeJason Wilcox 4th Degree Champion Martial Arts, Stafford, VA (Halina Modelski)Ryan White 2nd DegreeSelina Atri 1st DegreeKenneth Sherrod 1st Degree Clark Karate, Raceland, Kentucky (Tim & Tiffany Clark)Joshua Clark 2nd DegreeRyan Malone 2nd Degree Family Martial Arts, Beckley, WV (Jason Wilcox)Caylon Minor 3rd Degree Rine Karate Studio, Weirton, WV (Rick & Karen Rine)John Frankovitch 3rd DegreeBen Fedoush 2nd DegreeJohn Fedoush 2nd DegreeChris Gillette 2nd DegreePhil Hall 2nd DegreeLevi Mikula 2nd DegreeAlexis Virtue 2nd DegreeAmelia Adams 1st DegreeHelen Kovach 1st Degree First row: Alexis Virtue, Kenneth Sherrod, Selina Atri, Helen Kovach, Amelia Adams, Chris Gillette Second row: Kassie Frasher, Joshua Clark, Phil Hall, Caylon Minor, Ryan Malone, Levi Mikula Third row: Ben Fedoush, Jon Fedoush, John Frankovitch, Ryan White, Chad Forth, Jason Wilcox
REGION 6 TESTING BOARDMs. Halina Modelski, Mr. Rick Rine, Mr. Clayton Ferguson (regional chair), Mr. Van Frasher, Mr. Tim Clark.In order to obtain a black belt in Chun Kuk Do, students must demonstrate their skills before a regional board ofUnited Fighting Arts Federation black belts who hold the rank of 4th degree and higher. Region 6, the local region, consists of black belts and schools from West Virginia, Ohio, Kentucky, Maryland, and Virginia.