IHOF International Competition Awards

Isshinryu Hall of Fame
International Competition Awards 2016

In 2016, twenty students competed in the 2016 International IHOF tournament, earning twenty-three awards, including three World Championship titles and two Grand Championship berths.

Earning first place finishes (our new World Champions) were Neha Gogineni – Jr. Black Belt Kata, Abhay Vora – Jr. Black Belt Weapons, and Trevor Adomaitis for Underbelt Weapons.

Earning second place in Kata were: Shaelyn Carroll and Soorya Ramappan.
Earning second place in Weapons were: Rowan Adomaitis  and Drew Adomaitis.
Earning second place in Kumite were: Amelia Chung, Trevor Adomaitis, Ram Kiru, Krishna Kiru, and Ian Kosaka.

Earning third place in Kata were: Jachin Chung, Ben Matas, Drew Adomaitis and Shashank Swaminathan.
Earning third place in Weapons was: Jachin Chung.
Earning third place in Kumite were: Neha Gogineni and Lizzy Arnold.

Earning fourth place in Weapons was: Shaelyn Carroll.
Earning fourth place in Kumite were: Jachin Chung, Anish Gogineni, and Soorya Ramappan.