USANKF US Open 2007

Las Vegas Nevada • April 2007

This is an international event, where top level competitors from all over the world, would come to compete.
Shotojuku members with Italian team members
WKF Kata World Champion (Italy), Luca Valdesi
winning the 2007 US open with the Kata Unsu

Kassandra Cruz

Kassandra Cruz got noticed by the international judges by winning the Gold medal in Kumite and the silver medal in Kata by beating some of the best karate practitioners in the world.

Kassandra Cruz (USA) 1st place kumite (2nd from right) with medal winners from Japan, Norway and Sweden

Kassandra Cruz place 2nd in Kata

Kassandra Cruz sparring
We congratulate our members for a job well done!

2006 US Open

Las Vegas Nevada • April 2006

Kassandra Cruz with members of Italian & US Team

Tournament Results

Kassandra Cruz

1st Kata
2nd Kumite

Edward Nieto

We appreciate your participation

Sebastian Acosta

3rd Kata

Brandon Bhola

We appreciate your participation

Nikola Bhola

We appreciate your participation

Carlos Lora

1st Kumite
2nd Kata


Shotojuku Team with the Italian WKF World Kata Team Champions