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Students Advance in Rank at December Belt Test

Cedar and Sage Martial Arts held their semi-annual belt advancement test on Dec. 7th. Advancing from green belt to purple were Ruben Koassechony and Candyse Nitzel. Advancing from orange belt to green was Nokose Billy. Advancing from white belt to orange were Brianna Nibbs and Abagail Headrick.

Advancing to black Belt was Michael (Charlie) Rodriquez. After years of training and completing the requirement set by Cedar and Sage Martial Arts, Michael (Charlie) Rodriquez has been awarded the rank of black belt. The first day of the two day test included 1,000 push-ups, 1,000 jumping jacks, 1,000 crunches, and a five mile run. On day two he demonstrated his techniques and skills before a panel of black belts. He also fought four rounds with up to four black belts at one time.

(Photos by Bradon Hill)