Southville Monarchs excel in martial arts -

Southville Monarchs excel in martial arts

Gen Mark Tanno of Grade 9 – Compassion was named Most Valuable Player (MVP) by the Goshin Budo Kai, the council of Goju Ryu Karatedo blackbelts, for 2012. He was selected from among the best karatedo players from different schools for the period of November 2011 – October 2012. Gen Mark was recognized for his skills, achievement, and attitude during the awarding held last October 27, 2012. In taekwondo, Miguel Gutierrez of Grade 6 – Perseverance won a gold medal in the Poomsae event and a silver medal in the sparring event in the elementary division of the MUNTIPARLAS (Muntinlupa, Parañaque, Las Piñas) Taekwondo Competitions held last October 28, 2012 in Las Piñas City. Also in the same meet, Sean Manuel Gutierrez of Grade 3 – Wisdom won the gold medal in the sparring event of his division after the championship bout was stopped in the first round because he was already way ahead in points from his opponent.