Student and Teacher Dominate World Martial Arts Championships (click for more))
Owen Sumida (7th) and FCDS Karate Instructor Nurys Saldana took home medals in the World Isshin Ryu Tournament in London this summer. Owen took home the gold medal in Kobudo & Kata. Ms. Saldana earned 2 gold medals as well.
Ms. Saldana teaches karate in Foothill's after school Enrichment program, as well as self-defense in our Physical Education and Wellness department. She was recently invited to participate with TAFISA and the US Olympic Committee to the 1st Martial Arts Festival in Russia this September.