GREENVILLE — Matsunoki Group Elite is a bunch of younger, devoted karate college students, ages 8-13, who practice year-round to compete in varied district, regional, and nationwide AAU circuit competitions. The group consists of seven athletes and 5 coaches, devoted and skilled within the Shorin-Ryu self-discipline.
College students examine Matsubayashi-Ryu Karate and practice at Matsunoki Martial Arts, positioned in Downtown Greenville, at 622 S Broadway. Athletes practice roughly 3-6 hours, weekly, in addition to exterior the dojo to organize for tournaments.
Group Elite has competed in three competitions; Kentucky, Cincinnati, and Indiana, and have introduced dwelling 38 medals (3 Gold, 14 Silver, and 21 Bronze). The group’s subsequent event is in Chicago, the place they are going to compete for the chance to go to Nationals in Florida and Junior Olympics in Iowa this summer time.
Fundraising helps the group pay for event registrations and tools. On April 29, the group is holding a Spaghetti Dinner, from 4-7 p.m., on the Gospel Baptist Church Fitness center. The church is positioned at 115 W fifth Road in Greenville. Dinner will embrace; spaghetti and meatballs, salad, breadsticks, applesauce, dessert, and a drink for $10. Tickets can be offered pre-sale and also will be obtainable on the door. Along with dinner, the group will see a group demonstration, starting at 5:30pm, so our athletes can showcase their abilities and coaching. A 50/50 raffle may also be held through the occasion.
Downtown Greenville First Fridays and automobile washes are different methods the group raises funds. On Friday, Might 5, the group will maintain a carnival within the car parking zone subsequent to Matsunoki Martial Arts. The dojo is positioned on the nook of S Broadway and Washington, throughout from Annie Oakley Park. Everybody is inspired to return out and luxuriate in some carnival enjoyable. Automobile washes may also be held all through the summer time at different places.
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