Shihan Herb Wiles


5th Annual Liberty Classic
Jamaica New York • January 17, 2010

The 5th Annual Liberty Classic was held at York College in Jamaica New York.
Shihan Kai Leung and members of the NYTKL participated in the first sanctioned league event of 2010.


Ryu Watanabe (3rd left) and John Astudillo (4th Left) won in Kata and Kumite


Sarah Caisser, Destiny Vergara, Ryu Watanabe and Marika Watanabe


Shihan Kai Leung with Salustio Almelda

We had a great time at Shihan Wiles event and looking forward to next year's event.

We congratulate Shihan Herb Wiles for a successful event!


4th Annual Liberty Classic
Flushing New York • March 8, 2009

The 4th Annual Liberty Classic was held at Queen College in Flushing New York. Shihan Kai Leung and members of the NYTKL participated in the competition. Many of the Shotojuku members came home with awards and gain more experience in competition.


Senior New York Karate Instructors
Shihan Barksdale • Shihan Aschkar • Shihan Wiles • Shihan Leung • Shihan Baxter


Shihan Leung with Destiny Vergara
 


Shihan Leung and Sensei Clemons
with Matthew Soto


Shihan Leung with Luis Nunez


Shihan with Eric Soto


Jackie Soto (L) place in Kata and Kumite


Brian Ramrup (2nd from L) Won 1st place in Kumite


Sarah Caisser placed
1st in Kata and 2nd in Kumite


Alfredo Villagran placed
1st in Kata and 2nd in Kumite

We congratulate Shihan Herb Wiles for a successful event!


3rd Annual Liberty Classic
Jamaica New York • January 2008

Shihan Herb Wiles hosted the 3rd Annual Liberty Classic and the event was also the inauguration of the newly formed New York Traditional Karate League Tournament (NYTKL) on January 13, 2008. The League's goal is to provide quality traditional tournaments which will recognize the best athletes in our area while providing support in representing our state nationally and internationally.

NYTKL Founders

International Shotokai Federation (ISF) and Shotojuku members
come out in full support of Shihan Wiles and the NYTKL.

Shihan Leung with Sensei James Luk

Sensei Elena Kaminskaia with Destiny Vergara

Eric Soto (R) on the winners stand


Robert Guerrero (R)


Alan Levy (L)

Jackie Soto and Cheryl Murphy

Jackie Soto (L) place both in kata and Kumite


Raif Ekici's jodan mawashi-geri


Raif Ekici's jodan gyaku-zuki

Raif Ekici won 2nd place in Kumite

We congratulate Shihan Herb Wiles for a successful event!


Shihan Herb Wiles

2nd Annual Liberty Classic
Jamaica New York • January 2007


Our Federation sent many members to compete at Shihan Herb Wiles event. The tournament attracted many top competitors and local dojos.

The tournament started off with a meeting with Sensei Roger Jarrett, the new President of the USA National Karate-Do Federation.

Shihan Leung, Sensei Luis Rojas and Mr. Edwin Concepcion judged and refereed throughout the day. Shihan Cleve Baxter, Chief Referee of the tournament, did his best to keep the event running smoothly.

Shihan Leung with Sebastian Acosta and Alexandra Ossa

Alan Levy (center) in his first tournament

We congratulate Shihan Herb Wiles for a successful event!