KARATE HONORS

Reporter/Ken Esten Cooke Reporter/Ken Esten Cooke Cindy Key (left), instructor for Central Texas Martial Arts school, was inducted into the Universal Martial Arts Hall of Fame as “2010 Woman of the Year in Martial Arts” for her accomplishments in the sport. Key took three world titles at the recent Universal Martial Arts Hall of Fame World Championships in San Antonio for 18+ black belt traditional kata; 35+ black belt kata, and 45+ black belt women’s sparring. She also took second in 45+ kata and 35+ soft and hard-style kata and 3rd in 35+ weapons kata.

Her team, Ultimate Force, also took several world titles, including: Rachel Gonella, 18+ black belt women’s sparring, 2nd, 18+ kata, 3rd, 18+ weapons; Adam McNair, 35+ beginning men’s kata and sparring; Justin Reed, 13-14 intermediate sparring, 2nd, kata; Fernando Gonzales, 6-7 beginning sparring, 2nd, kata; Cristo Hernandez, 5-and-under beginning Kata, 2nd, sparring; Yovanney Delgadillo, 2nd, 5-and-under beginning kata; Aubrey McNair, 3rd, 6-7 beginning kata.
Central Texas Martial Arts team is (front, L-R) Yovanney Delgadillo, Fernando Gonzales, Aubrey McNair, Destiny O’Kara Clark, Anthony Rogers; (back) Adam McNair, instructor/ owner Cindy Key, Justin Reed and Phong Vo. (Not pictured: Rachel Gonella and Cristo Hernandez.) Central Texas Martial Arts team is (front, L-R) Yovanney Delgadillo, Fernando Gonzales, Aubrey McNair, Destiny O’Kara Clark, Anthony Rogers; (back) Adam McNair, instructor/ owner Cindy Key, Justin Reed and Phong Vo. (Not pictured: Rachel Gonella and Cristo Hernandez.)


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