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Kodi Molina

Kodi Molina

At just 10 years old Kodi has already established herself as a tough, powerful, and passionate martial artist. Her commitment to her craft, education, and family are a testament to her values, and she has a personal drive to constantly improve both herself and her skills.

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Ashley Sacrey

Ashley Sacrey

Rank: 5th Degree Black Belt Style: Oki-Ryu Kenpo Age Started: 8 years old Age Became a Black Belt: 13   Achievements: 55 Grand championships between Forms, Weapons, and Fighting in KRANE  Ocean State Grand Nationals Senior Forms Grand Champion (2018)  9x...

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Kathryn Tian

Kathryn Tian

Rank: 2nd Degree Black BeltStyle: Taekwondo (12 years), Karate (7 years), Chinese Wushu (2 years)Age Started: 6 years oldAge Became a Black Belt: 10 Currently, Kathryn is attending Harvard University where she is still performing and competing. In 2018,...

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Ryker Weaver

Ryker Weaver

Rank: 2nd Degree Black BeltStyle: Songahm TaekwondoAge Started: 2 years oldAge Became a Black Belt: 10   Recent titles: ATA Sync World Champion Compete Internationals Men’s CMX World Title NASKA 2019 Chicago 2nd in the Men’s Weapons Division Ryker comes...

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Dante Rodrigues

Dante Rodrigues

Rank: 1st Degree Black BeltStyle: Oki-Ryu KenpoAge Started: 2 years old Accomplishments include:Appearances in numerous movies and TV shows in a variety of roles, including a reoccurring role in a Netflix Original series that is coming out very...

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Team Macho at the 2019 Diamond Nationals

Team Macho at the 2019 Diamond Nationals

This past weekend the Macho team attended the Diamond Nationals in Minneapolis, MN, where 3 of our Team Macho athletes were competing. We all had a fantastic time at this event, and it was the first time our newest member, Gavin, was competing as part of...

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Team Macho Update: Meet Gavin!

Team Macho Update: Meet Gavin!

Rank: Black Belt Style: Songham TaekwondoAge Started: 5 Gavin first started training in martial arts when he was 5 years old living in Stonewall Louisiana. In 2016, his family moved to San Antonio, TX where he was enrolled in Victory Martial Arts (Songham...

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Meet Michael Molina – The Newest Member of Team Macho

Meet Michael Molina – The Newest Member of Team Macho

Rank: Brown Belt - Testing for Black Belt December 2019Style: TaekwondoAge Started: 2 His accomplishments include: 2019 NBC’s Americas Got Talent, Season 14 (Televised Performance) 2019 WKC Team USA National Sport Karate Team 2019 AKA (NASKA) 13 and Under...

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Team Macho 2019 Competition Updates

Team Macho 2019 Competition Updates

Keep checking this page for the latest updates on how the members of Team Macho are performing.  World Karate Commission U.S. Trials Three members fromTeam Macho competed at the WKC U.S. trials last weekend and we are very proud to announce their results! All 3...

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The Parallels Between Being a Coach and a Mom

The Parallels Between Being a Coach and a Mom

Moms are the ultimate cheerleaders and supporters of martial artists. They play a huge role in their child's training and competitions and have a great deal of impact on their success. It is in this way that moms act as coaches, as just as they care for...

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Ocean State Grand Nationals 2019 Recap

Ocean State Grand Nationals 2019 Recap

Ocean State Grand Nationals was a huge success this past weekend thanks to the hard work of its directors, Don and Christine Rodrigues, and all of their sponsors and volunteers. This was the first tournament where every member of Team Macho was in attendance, and they...

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Introducing Team Macho

Introducing Team Macho

If you have been a longtime fan of Macho Martial Arts and often go to competitions, then you have probably come across someone from Team Macho. Started in partnership with 9x WAKO World Champion Christine Bannon-Rodrigues, Team Macho is a group of extremely talented...

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Be Mom Strong

Be Mom Strong

Mothers and martial artists have a lot in common. To be a successful martial artist you must have strength, dedication, heart and perseverance; all traits that can be used to describe the awesome mothers in our lives. That is why mothers are the ultimate...

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Team Macho’s 2015 in Review

Team Macho’s 2015 in Review

In the beginning of 2015, Christine Bannon-Rodrigues suggested that we bring back Team Macho, as it had been years since Macho had a team out on the circuit. With an exceptional amount of help from Bannon, a new Team Macho was formed with just three athletes for our...

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