Four students after earning their yellow belt.

Leveling Up: Students Earn Their Yellow Belt

At PowerUP, the core of our mission is to help kids thrive. That’s why we are so proud to tell you about a huge milestone. After training for over 10 months, their hard work and dedication paid off: On February 18, students in Sensei Richard’s class earned their yellow belt!

To earn their yellow belt, students must demonstrate their knowledge of Shidokan Karate. These students trained exclusively through online classes during the pandemic and this was their first chance to test in person!

Congratulations to Anahi, Obenial, and Valerie on their hard work! After earning their yellow belt, the next belt they’ll test for is their orange belt. We look forward to seeing their progress.

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