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Training & Tenacity: rising 4th grader earns spot on Team USA

Krisdiana is a West Irondequoit student entering into 4th grade with a passion for karate. She has been training over the past year with her sights set on being on Team USA.

She competed at nationals and earned a spot on Team USA, competing in sparring and weapons at the Work Karate and Kickboxing championship in Orlando this fall.

Earlier this month, she won first place in sparring, kata, and weapons, and third place in self-defense at a competition in Pittsburgh.

This week, she was highlight on WROC News Channel 8 for her accomplishments. That full story can be seen by clicking this link to