Meet Pittsburgh’s Top Sport Martial Arts Karate/Kickboxing Team Representing the “Black & Gold” 松濤館空手道場

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Team Kumite All-Star International Martial Arts Team 空手 Champions

A team of 5 Pittsburgh martial artists are poised to make history as they represent the United States to compete at the Irish Open International Kickboxing Championship in Dublin, Ireland March 2020 and travel to Tokyo, Japan for a cultural visit at the 2020 Olympic Games.  In the upcoming months while other kids are enjoying summer break, 17-year old Cameron Klos, 16-year old Luke Lokay, 13-year old Lucy Lokay,  10-year old Xander Eddy and 8-year old Gabby Viola, all  of North Huntingdon, will be training to compete at the highest international levels for sport martial arts:

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Pennsylvania Governor Tom Wolf congratulates Xander Eddy on becoming the youngest American to ever win the Pan American Karate / Kickboxing Championships

2019 National USA Kumite Team

Building Champions in Life for over 50 years. Allegheny Shotokan “Viola” Karate was established by “Shihan” Bill Viola Sr. The school is home to “Team Kumite.” The family owned and operated business is the gold standard for martial arts in the Pittsburgh region, located in the North Huntingdon (Irwin, PA) area. The Viola Family is internationally renowned, coaching champion’s since 1969 with  experience  working with everyone from Olympic-level competitors to professional sports athletes from the NFL and MLB.  “Home of National, International, and World Champions.”

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Cameron Klos, Lucy Lokay, Gabby Viola, Xander Eddy, Luke Lokay
Xander Eddy – WTAE Athlete of the Week
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