BBH & JR STUDENT PROFILES
                          

Allegretti, Arthur

How long have you been at the studio: 
I started when I was 5 years old.
What is your favorite thing to do in the Martial Arts: Judo rolls, Jiujitsu, and Sparring            

When do you see yourself becoming a black belt and what is your target month: Around the age of 12. About 4 years. On my birthday, May 4th
What is your philosophy on life:I like helping people.
What advice could you give others to help them become successful in the Martial Arts:Listen to the instructors and practice!
Other Comments: Karate is so fun!!! :-D

 

Arango, Alex
How long have you been at the studio: 
I started a year and a half ago.
What is your favorite thing to do in the Martial Arts: Sparring!            

When do you see yourself becoming a black belt and what is your target month: September 2012

What is your philosophy on life: Be better today than you were yesterday.
What advice could you give others to help them become successful in the Martial Arts: Work hard

 

Barnett, Karen
How long have you been at the studio: 
I started in the 1990's and have been back for 1 year.

What is your favorite thing to do in the Martial Arts:Teaching and Techniques

When do you see yourself becoming a black belt and what is your target month: Hopefully by the time I'm 60, yes I said 60!
What is your philosophy on life: Never give up.You can do anything that you put your mind to. Don't let fear win.

What advice could you give others to help them become successful in the Martial Arts: Practice!!! And work your basics.

 

Basso, Garrett
How long have you been at the studio: 
  3 years
What is your favorite thing to do in the Martial Arts:  Judo
When do you see yourself becoming a black belt and what is your target month:  Summer of 2014.
What is your philosophy on life:  I think you should try your best until you beat your best!
What advice could you give others to help them become successful in the Martial Arts:   Practice your techniques and go to class as much as possible!.
Other Comments:  I think L. Hall's Martial Arts Legacy is a great system and I enjoy learning it!


Bonca, Alex
How long have you been at the studio: 
  Since I was in 5th grade
What is your favorite thing to do in the Martial Arts:  Sparring
When do you see yourself becoming a black belt and what is your target month:  Two years from now.
What is your philosophy on life:  Keep pushing and keep driving even if we have a bad day. There's always room for improvement.!
What advice could you give others to help them become successful in the Martial Arts:   Stretch before class and listen to the instructor!.
Other Comments:  :) Smile!

 

Cartwright, Jessica
How long have you been at the studio:
 Almost two years.

What is your favorite thing to do in the Martial Arts: Learning belt requirements!
When do you see yourself becoming a black belt and what is your target month: By the time I'm in highschool.
What is your philosophy on life:
Life is good!

What advice could you give others to help them become successful in the Martial Arts: Work hard and practice.


Duenas, Jonathan
How long have you been at the studio: 
  About 5 years
What is your favorite thing to do in the Martial Arts:  Weapon Sparring
When do you see yourself becoming a black belt and what is your target month:  In two or three years.
What is your philosophy on life:  I am a believer of the reserection of Jesus Christ and that he will return for his followers.
What advice could you give others to help them become successful in the Martial Arts: Don't get indtimidated by anything in any way and don't get discouraged!.


Espino, Armando

How long have you been at the studio: 
  2 years
What is your favorite thing to do in the Martial Arts:  The techniques
When do you see yourself becoming a black belt and what is your target month:  By the end of 2012.
What is your philosophy on life:  My philosophy on life is to try new things!
What advice could you give others to help them become successful in the Martial Arts:   I would tell them to be positive when trying new things.
Other Comments:  I would like the classes to be longer

Farley, Patreck 
  
 How long have you been at the studio: 
  3 years
What is your favorite thing to do in the Martial Arts:  Sparring and helping kids.
When do you see yourself becoming a black belt and what is your target month: My goal is to achieve my black belt by December, 2011.
What is your philosophy on life: Life may be hard at times but in the end lies a path to happiness. Everyone has a story, have you tried listening to someone?
What advice could you give others to help them become successful in the Martial Arts: 
1. Be positive
2. Don't be afraid
3. Be Happy

Ford, Alex 
  
 
How long have you been at the studio:   2 Years
What is your favorite thing to do in the Martial Arts:  I have lots of fun JRing but I also like Sparring, Judo and Jujitsu
When do you see yourself becoming a black belt and what is your target month:  I see myself becoming a black belt in 4 years, around May.
What is your philosophy on life: Life is hard and it throws things at you that you don't expect, but you don't just stop when that happens, you keep going!
What advice could you give others to help them become successful in the Martial Arts: Getting hard techniques and katas down can be frustrating, but if you practice it becomes easier!
Other Comments: Goju-Kenpo is hard, so don't be mad at yourself if you don't get a black belt as early as you want.


Ford, RaeLynn
How long have you been at the studio: 
2 Years
What is your favorite thing to do in the Martial Arts: Jump kicks and getting promoted!
When do you see yourself becoming a black belt and what is your target month: When I'm 15, around May.
What is your philosophy on life: Knowing God and Jesus as your savior an being an example to others
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What advice could you give others to help them become successful in the Martial Arts:
Make a goal for which month to get promoted and practice at home.
Other Comments: I encourage others to take Martial Arts because it's fun and it has the best instructors like Sean, Mr. Truong, James and many more!.


 Frievalt, Miranda
How long have you been at the studio:
 About 4 years
What is your favorite thing to do in the Martial Arts: My favorite thing to do is work-out classes mixed with a little technique. So basically, sparring! I believe it gives you a chance to work out and practice what you have learned.
When do you see yourself becoming a black belt and what is your target month:I see myself becoming a blackbelt in about 4 years at the most. Probably in October of 2013.
What is your philosophy on life: - I believe in God. I believe his teachings tell me my philosophy.
- I need to be loyal and truthful.
- My priorities need to be in order.
- I need to help others
- Give 100% effort every day!
What advice could you give others to help them become successful in the Martial Arts:
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No matter how bad it burns, keep going. 
- When you have nothing left, perservere. 
- Never be doubtful of yourself.
- Learn martial arts for the right reasons and stay commited.
Other Comments:Martial arts can be so much fun as long as you pay attention, have respect, and do your best. It has had a major impact on my life and I will never stop learning. The people I have met I mostly consider family and they have helped me so much.
 

Heron, Luke
How long have you been at the studio: 
  About 2 years
What is your favorite thing to do in the Martial Arts:  Sparring
When do you see yourself becoming a black belt and what is your target month:  I see myself becoming a black belt in about Two years.
What is your philosophy on life:  Work hard, fulfill my responsibilities and be a success in everything I do.
What advice could you give others to help them become successful in the Martial Arts:  Push youself farther then you ever thought you could do. Believe in yourself and never put yourself down. Also, Learn from your mistakes and don't dwell on them!

Horsley, SaMoura
How long have you been at the studio:
I have been training for 4 years.

What is your favorite thing to do in the Martial Arts: My favorite thing is sparring
When do you see yourself becoming a black belt and what is your target month: A year or two from now!
What is your philosophy on life: If I put my mind to it I can do anything.
What advice could you give others to help them become successful in the Martial Arts: You have to commit to it and put effort as you would in any other thing. 


King, Colin
How long have you been at the studio: Two and a half years.
What is your favorite thing to do in the Martial Arts:Jujitsu
When do you see yourself becoming a black belt and what is your target month: July 4th, 2017
What is your philosophy on life:Good hearts and minds always find happiness, and bad hearts and minds never find happiness.
What advice could you give others to help them become successful in the Martial Arts:Always work hard and never give

Lexa, Chad
How long have you been at the studio: 4 Months
What is your favorite thing to do in the Martial Arts: Study the art.

When do you see yourself becoming a black belt and what is your target month: 3 Years
What is your philosophy on life: Live every day like it is your last.
What advice could you give others to help them become successful in the Martial Arts:
Try like your life depends on it!

 

Lancaster, Kaleb
How long have you been at the studio: I have been at the studio for 2 years

What is your favorite thing to do in the Martial Arts: My favorite thing would be all the combinations we throw.

When do you see yourself becoming a black belt and what is your target month: I see myself becoming a black belt around when I am 22, in march.

What is your philosophy on life: Make goals and try your hardest to complete your goals and get over obstacles.
What advice could you give others to help them become successful in the Martial Arts:
Never give up
Other Comments: Never give up!!

 

Lopez, Ricky
How long have you been at the studio: A little over 3 years

What is your favorite thing to do in the Martial Arts: Practicing with escrima sticks.

When do you see yourself becoming a black belt and what is your target month: Around the end of 2012

What is your philosophy on life: Live it to the fullest - and afterwards keep on kicking.
What advice could you give others to help them become successful in the Martial Arts:
Never give up. Don't let a sloppy technique, poor stances, or your opponent get in the way. Keep practicing and practicing and you'll get it!

 

Martin, Jonathan
How long have you been at the studio: almost 6 months.
What is your favorite thing to do in the Martial Arts: I like to do weapons, sparring, throws and falls.
When do you see yourself becoming a black belt and what is your target month: July 20th 2014.
What is your philosophy on life: I think life is something that needs to happen.
What advice could you give others to help them become successful in the Martial Arts: Give it your all and you will succeed!
Other Comments: I think we should use weapons more often!! :)


Mendoza, Ian
How long have you been at the studio: Approxametely 5 years.
What is your favorite thing to do in the Martial Arts: I enjoy Sparring.
When do you see yourself becoming a black belt and what is your target month: 2012
What is your philosophy on life:My philosophy on life is to party hard and live life to the fullest while being successful at the same time.
What advice could you give others to help them become successful in the Martial Arts:Practice and come to class!
Other Comments: This martial arts studio is very good at what they teach me to do!

Mitchell, Shawn  
How long have you been at the studio: 
  August, 1990
What is your favorite thing to do in the Martial Arts:  Technique development and refinement.
When do you see yourself becoming a black belt and what is your target month:  When I return to the U.S
What is your philosophy on life: As our 26th president said, "Speak softly, but carry a big stick"
What advice could you give others to help them become successful in the Martial Arts: Life will challenge your ability to manage scarce resources. Therefore, master your time management skills, and you will have a foundation to master martial arts!
Other Comments: It is an honor, and a very special priveledge, to return to the system and the dojo that has taught me so much. I have seen many systems in my travels, and to Goju-Kenpo, there exists no parallel.

 

Puckett, Sterling  
How long have you been at the studio: 
  I started as a little kid, but six months ago I came back.
What is your favorite thing to do in the Martial Arts:  My favorite thing to do in martial arts is Judo.
When do you see yourself becoming a black belt and what is your target month:  I see myself becoming a blackbelt in the next two or three years, my target month is November!
What is your philosophy on life: Life is short so don't waste it.
What advice could you give others to help them become successful in the Martial Arts: IKeep pushing when you feel no more purpose in your training, train harder, that's the only way you'll get better.
Other Comments: Always train and never give up, no matter what.

 

Ray, Keith  
How long have you been at the studio: 
  1.5 years
What is your favorite thing to do in the Martial Arts:  I enjoy Junior Instructing and Sparring.
When do you see yourself becoming a black belt and what is your target month:  November 2013
What is your philosophy on life: Live, Laugh, Love
What advice could you give others to help them become successful in the Martial Arts: Practice, Practice & Practice! Listen to your instructors and not be afraid.
Other Comments: The harder you work the better you will be.

 

Whitson, Jacob
How long have you been at the studio: 1 year
What is your favorite thing to do in the Martial Arts: Jujitsu & Weapons
When do you see yourself becoming a black belt and what is your target month: January of 2025
What is your philosophy on life: Live life to the fullest and have fun!
What advice could you give others to help them become successful in the Martial Arts: Keep trying and if you get hurt, don't give up!

 

Whitson, Sarah
How long have you been at the studio: About 1 year
What is your favorite thing to do in the Martial Arts: Jiujitsu & Tricking.
When do you see yourself becoming a black belt and what is your target month: I don't know, It will probably be after I graduate high school. 
What is your philosophy on life: If you don't strive for what you want and don't do everything in your power to get it, you're cheating yourself of what you thing you love.
What advice could you give others to help them become successful in the Martial Arts: Work. Katas, techniques, throws, sparring, everything!  Never think you can't do something, no matter how difficult it is. Practice and be intense! Be smart and watch other people who know what they're doing!

 

Wiebe, Cameron
How long have you been at the studio:
 I have trained in Goju Kenpo for six years, since I was four.
What is your favorite thing to do in the Martial Arts: Judo, it's fun because I get to throw people. I truly enjoy every aspect of Goju Kenpo.
When do you see yourself becoming a black belt and what is your target month: Between February and Jun 2013
What is your philosophy on life: Go big or go home!
What advice could you give others to help them become successful in the Martial Arts: Practice at your best, attend class regularly and listen to your instructor.

 

Wilson, Ophelia
How long have you been at the studio: 
I started at the end of November 2010.

What is your favorite thing to do in the Martial Arts: I like learning the techniques
When do you see yourself becoming a black belt and what is your target month: I hope to be a blackbelt by the summer of 2014
What is your philosophy on life: It is good to have lots of different experiences and to challege ourselves in the different areas in our lives.

What advice could you give others to help them become successful in the Martial Arts: Keep Practicing and visualize your success.
Other Comments: I am enjoying learning martial arts, It is a great confidence booster.