The 2019 seminars were a great success thanks to Master Chris Folmar.
AKATO Students of the Year awards
More Students of the Year awards
The 2019 Tenets awards
Higher Black Belt promotions, March 2019
Keith Yates, Bob Woerner, Tony Tempesta, Mike Proctor, Larry Wheeler and Tony Kaufman celebrate Mr. Woerner's 50 years in the martial arts.
Keith Yates with other martial arts pioneers and champions, Roy Kurban, Bill "Superfoot" Wallace, and Jeff Smith, at a special weekend in Durant, OK, in February 2019.
Dick Strom receives his 9th Dan from Mike Proctor, Keith Yates and Larry Wheeler.
Getting ready for the black belt exam on May 19. Steven Starnes, Caleb Skipper, Ginny Tyler, Robert Rothlesberger, Martin Davila, Miguel Jaimes, Mateo Cisnero, Nick Samuel, Andrew Poulton, Tim Meeks.
Proud group pose with their new black belt certificates.
Martin Davila and Mateo Cisnero with Mr. Yates at the evening celebration.
Arriving in DC, on a private jet for Jhoon Rhee's memorial service. Jamie Cashion, Keith Yates, Allen Steen, Gina and Chuck Norris, Pat Burleson, Ted Gambordella.
Chuck and Gina Norris pose with Keith Yates before the service for Jhoon Rhee.
Mr. Yates with Mr. Norris and Mr. Steen on May 5, 2018.
In March, Mr. Yates presented Dr. Merrill Matthews (Buddy) and Timothy Looney with a seventh degree black belt promotion.
Mr.s Kurban, Yates, and Steen at the 2018 AKATO Banquet
Black Belts line up to honor Mr. Yates