October 21, 2011 > Union City kids make their mark
Union City kids make their mark
Submitted By Gerard Kasilag
Kids from the Union City Leisure Services Karate/Arnis Program (located in the Holly Center in Union City), under the instruction Grand Master Max Pallen, attended the fifth annual Kahuna's Kids Classic Karate Tournament in Pleasant Hill on Oct 1. Members of Grand Master Max Pallen's competition team competed in Sparring, continuous Sparring and Kata divisions.
The kids, aged 8 to 16, trained in Kajukenbo enjoyed the competition and won two1st Place for Kata, one 2nd Place Continuous Sparring, two 3rd Place Sparring and two 3rd Place Kata. A 10th degree Black Belt Grand Master Max Pallen is founder of Pallens's Martial Arts Association, the Affiliated Martial Arts Promoters Association, the Northern California Eskrima-Kali -Arnis Federation, Senkotiros martial arts system and teaching in Union City for over 15 years.