The students listed below have not only shown their merit on the competition floor, but they have also shown that they are capable of representing the following companies and karate brands:
Sensei Austin has been training for more than 11 years. He began working with Authentic Fight Shop and Adidas November of 2021 after winning the AAU National Championships. Since then, Austin has represented Adidas by winning a nationals championships and two WUKF World Championships in Cluj, Romania and Ft. Lauderdale, United States. He will continue to travel internationally and represent Adidas and his dojo with pride.
Sensei Ryan has been an ambassador with AFS Gear and Adidas since July of 2022 after winning the 2022 AAU National Championship and silver at the WUKF World Championships in 2022. Since beginning his journey with Adidas, Ryan has traveled international to Florence, Italy and placed 2nd in the WUKF European Championships. Sensei Ryan plans to continue his international travel and is on his way to becoming a fully sponsored athlete.
Sensei Amiyr is the youngest of our sponsored athletes at 13 years old. He singed officially with this up and coming karate brand in November of 2022 after winning gold in Huston, Texas at a tournament that he was personally invited to by the brand. Sensei Amiyr consistently makes the AAU United Stated National Team time and time again, so we know that he will represent SMAI well!