2012 State Champions
Performance Martial Arts Academy has produced six state champions for the 2012 season. Chief Instructor, Mitchell Church tells that this "is quite an accomplishment and is a year long process that involves intense training, travel and competition events across the country. This is a point accumulation system and the competitor with the most points from throughout the state is the winner." "These students and in many cases; their parents make significant sacrifices to achieve this goal." Church adds. The results are as follows: Color Belt Division Duane Cunningham won State Champion in Traditional Forms. Madison Swain won State Champion in Sparring. First Degree Black Belt Division Kyle Turner won State Champion in Traditional Weapons Second and Third Degree Black Belt Division Jennifer Hardy won State Champion in Traditional Forms, Traditional Weapons and Sparring Fourth and Fifth Degree Black Belt Division Jennifer Powell won State Champion in Traditional Weapons Mark Webb won State Champion in Traditional Forms, Traditional Weapons, Sparring, Creative Forms, Creative Weapons, Extreme Forms and Extreme Weapons.