QUAD TOWN        Vol. 45        No. 22    June 8, 2010

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The Future Lies in Today’s Children

Academy of Kempo Martial Arts Belt Advancemet - May 12, 2010 - Shihan Frank Ciarleglio. Khiry Oliver, Gabriella Rodriguez, Gabriel R. Ciarleglio. Ivan Larzaro and Francine Corpus

Academy of Kempo Martial Arts Belt Advancemet - May 12, 2010 - Shihan Frank Ciarleglio, Emily Maranets, Theodore Maranets, Matthew Tomlin and Michael Rotondo.

Academy of Kempo Martial Arts Belt Advancemet - May 12, 2010 - Shihan Frank Ciarleglio, Sarah Miller and Alexander Antoine

Picture #1 Back: Shihan Frank Ciarleglio. Front: Khiry Oliver, Gabriella Rodriguez, Gabriel R. Ciarleglio. Ivan Larzaro and Francine Corpus.

Picture #2 Back: Shihan Frank Ciarleglio. Front: Emily Maranets, Theodore Maranets, Matthew Tomlin and Michael Rotondo.

Picture #3 Back: Shihan Frank Ciarleglio. Front: Sarah Miller and Alexander Antoine

Hamden: On May 12, 2010, students from the Academy of Kempo Martial Arts in Hamden received their new ranks. There were children, and junior adults and from Hamden, Cheshire, and Woodbridge in the belt promotion.  Shihan (Master) Frank Ciarleglio a Fifth Degree Black Belt Instructor and Test Administrator worked with the students and evaluated their performance. “The students at the Academy are trained to handle themselves in many types of situations, whether it requires them to use respect, self-control or self-discipline, whether it is a physical or a verbal confrontation. Our testing process is designed to evaluate their knowledge both on a physical and mental level,” explained Ciarleglio.

There were three levels of evaluations at this test, Beginners, intermediate and advanced. Within each of the proficiency levels, the children had to demonstrate their techniques and concepts of their techniques, and understanding of how to defend themselves in a free style of fighting which mimics a real fight, an improved understanding of the rules of the Academy and what it means to be an Academy of Kempo Martial Artist. “It's not all about the kicks and punches at the Academy; it’s also a character development program for the children. Our instructors train to become a team member with our student’s families to help these children to become the best they can be. Becoming the best you can be is an important concept for our younger generation to understand and strive for, these children are the future of our country”, Ciarleglio said. “The majority of our students excel in their school activities and their extracurricular actives,” Ciarleglio continued.

Shihan Frank Ciarleglio is very proud to announce the successful promotion of these students from the Academy of Kempo; Ivan Larzaro and Francine Corpus promoted to Junior Orange Belt , Gabriella Rodriguez and Gabriel R. Ciarleglio promoted to Junior Blue Belt, Khiry Oliver promoted to Junior Blue Stripe Belt, Sarah Miller promoted to Adult  Blue Belt, Alexander Antoine promoted to Junior Green Belt, Emily Maranets and Michael Rotondo promoted to Second Degree Junior Brown Belt, Theodore Maranets promoted to Third Degree Junior Brown Belt and Matthew Tomlin promoted to First Degree Junior Black Belt. For more information and more photos on the Academy, you can call (203) 288-9990 or look them up on the web at www.academyofkempo.com.

 

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