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Allegheny Shotokan named 'top team' at Kumite Classic

| Sunday, July 2, 2017, 11:00 p.m.
The Norwin Ninjas from Allegheny Shotokan won more medals than any other school in North America at the 2017 Kumite Classic martial arts championships held at the 18th Annual Pittsburgh Fitness Expo at the Monroeville Convention Center May 26-27.
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The Norwin Ninjas from Allegheny Shotokan won more medals than any other school in North America at the 2017 Kumite Classic martial arts championships held at the 18th Annual Pittsburgh Fitness Expo at the Monroeville Convention Center May 26-27.
The Norwin Ninjas from Allegheny Shotokan won more medals than any other school in North America at the 2017 Kumite Classic martial arts championships held at the 18th Annual Pittsburgh Fitness Expo at the Monroeville Convention Center May 26-27.
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The Norwin Ninjas from Allegheny Shotokan won more medals than any other school in North America at the 2017 Kumite Classic martial arts championships held at the 18th Annual Pittsburgh Fitness Expo at the Monroeville Convention Center May 26-27.

The Allegheny Shotokan Karate School was honored as the “Top Team” at the 2017 Kumite Classic martial arts championships at the 18th annual Pittsburgh Fitness Expo on May 26-27 at Monroeville Convention Center.

The Kumite Classic is the region's largest multisport convention, featuring more than 100,000 square feet of competitions and participation from around the world.

One hundred students from the North Huntingdon-based school and their sister program “Norwin Ninjas” competed at the tournament. The school brought home more top honors than any other school in North America.

The team qualified to compete in Las Vegas this week for the WAKO North American Championships, part of UFC International Fight Week at the MGM Grand.

The team is coached by Sensei Bill Viola Jr. and Shihan Bill Viola Sr.

For more information visit www.Norwinninjas.com.

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