Marika Watanabe

Shotojuku student Marika Watanabe is one of the highest-ranked traditional karate players in the world.

Here are the 2014 WKF standings for the Junior Kumite Female -48kg division, courtesy of the International Olympic Committee sanctioned World Karate Federation and SK Karate Spartak.

Here are the current 2014 Pan-American Karate Federation medal standings. This list includes all Americans who have competed at the continental karate championships in the past 40 years, courtesy of The Karate Nation.