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Title: AWARDED 'TOP 5 KARATE SCHOOL' HONORS IN GILBERT, ARIZONA
Post by: Patrice Lim on June 13, 2010, 12:38:04 PM
 
THIS ANNOUNCEMENT IS FOR IMMEDIATE NEWS RELEASE!

 
Lim's Family Karate at Power Ranch Barn and
 
Instructor Thomas L. Hicks has been named
 
One of the TOP 5 Martial Arts / Karate schools
 
in Gilbert, Arizona for the 1st half of 2010
 
Voted by the Arizona Chapter of Hawaiian Club Activites


The goal of the Arizona Chapter of Hawaiian Club Activities is to perpetuate Hawaii's Cultural Arts (Hula Halaus, Sports, Music & Martial Arts) for the future while preserving it's past.

Sifu Tom Hicks is a decorated War Veteran, having provided security for General Bernard W. Rogers, Supreme Allied Commander, NATO, Shape Headquartes, Belguim, served as a Palace guard for the European Central Command, Patch Barracks, FRG (Germany), guarded 14 General Officers & served in the Honor Guard Platoon. Was Major General Park's Republic of Korea, Aid-to-Camp during Cascade Peak, Fort Lewis, WA & was deployed to Panama with the 16th Military Police Brigade (Airborne) as a security force to oust General Noriega to protect Americans & US interests.

After training in Hawaii Kenpo under Grandmaster George Lim four times per week for eight years, Sifu Tom Hicks attained his black belt & is carrying on a proud tradition. He presently has 65 students enrolled in his class-training in Lim's Hawaii Kenpo. When Sifu Tom Hicks was informed of the acknowledgement from the Arizona Chapter of Hawaiian Club Activities he replied, "Mahalo...honored and stunned at the same time. This is a reflection of my teachers, not me."

Congratulations Sifu Tom Hicks & the Power Ranch Lim's Family Karate-Gilbert, Arizona, representing the lineage of SIJO EMPERADO, PROFESSOR MARINO TIWANAK, XIZU ALLEN ABAD & the teaching methods of Hawaii Kenpo!
Title: Re: AWARDED 'TOP 5 KARATE SCHOOL' HONORS IN GILBERT, ARIZONA
Post by: David V. Amiccuci on June 13, 2010, 04:32:53 PM
Congratulation's a great honor.
Title: Re: AWARDED 'TOP 5 KARATE SCHOOL' HONORS IN GILBERT, ARIZONA
Post by: Patrick Campbell on June 13, 2010, 09:28:53 PM
Awesome.

Pat
Title: Re: AWARDED 'TOP 5 KARATE SCHOOL' HONORS IN GILBERT, ARIZONA
Post by: iron mongoose on June 14, 2010, 10:02:38 PM
The quote was right. He is a reflection of his teacher. Remember.  A good tree bears good fruit
Title: Re: AWARDED 'TOP 5 KARATE SCHOOL' HONORS IN GILBERT, ARIZONA
Post by: GEORGE LIM on June 29, 2010, 03:33:52 PM
Thank you Tom,
Feelings are mutual about your teacher too, GM Harper. Known & respected him along time.
Respectfully
George Lim