Sensei Steve’s Karate Center of Momence recently held a first degree black belt promotion for 3 students and promoted another to 2nd degree. Each of the candidates were young people that have trained on average 6 – 8 years. Among the new black belts are Zoe Grill of Kankakee, Allister Stone of Grant Park and Yeshua “Yoshi” Rivera of Momence. Isaiah Stone of Grant Park was also promoted to 2nd degree black belt. All the students put in several years of dedication and hard work in the martial arts. They are all students of Kyoshi (martial arts professor) Steve “Sensei Steve” Gross at Sensei Steve’s Karate in downtown Momence.
Pictured, left to right: Isaiah Stone, Allister Stone, Zoe Grill and Yeshua Rivera.