News about Best Karate

May 20, 2017 - Triangle's Best Karate will host the AAU Karate SuperRegional for the Southeast United States in Apex, NC.  The venue will be the Middle Creek Community Center in Apex.

Apr. 14, 15, 16, 2017 - The Dojo will be closed for Easter Weekend.

Apr. 3-10, 2017 - Sensei Stephen Robinson will be representing the U.S. as one of three Senior U.S. Referees at the World United Karate Federation European Championships. 

Mar. 18, 2017 - Best Karate hosted the North Carolina State Championships in Charlotte, NC.  More than 15 different clubs and 160 athletes competed at this event to qualify for AAU Karate National Events in 2017.  

Jan. 30, 2017 - NCAAU Karate announces Road to the Nationals in Raleigh. - See karate page.

Jan. 17, 2017 - Competition Team Training begins Jan. 29 with Weapons Introduction.  All Karate Competition Training schedule begins Feb. 1.  See Red Text Thu, Fri, Sat. Sun. practices on Spring Schedule.

Sep. 15, 2016 - Triangle's Best Karate is pleased to announce that Sensei J.B. Mirza, Chairman of AAU Karate and Head of TKO International, will be overseeing our Black Belt Test on Friday, Sep. 30, and giving the BudoFest Kumite Clinic on Saturday, Oct. 1.  Following the clinic, he will answer your questions about Karate's acceptance into the 2020 Summer Olympics.  See our Flyer.

Sep. 1, 2016 - AAU Karate issued a statement regarding Karate in the 2020 Olympic Games in Tokyo, and the training camps for athletes who wish to prepare for Olympic karate.  Click here to read

Jul. 7, 2016 - Congratulations to Triangle's Best Karate for being recognized as one of Top 20 Dojos in the U.S. for bringing a spirited 16 athletes, 2 coaches, and 4 officials to the AAU Karate National Championships.  And congratulations to Sempai Asia Yu-Robinson for winning one of the coveted AAU Karate scholarships.  Asia has competed for 12 years straight, like National Teammater and co-winner Andrea Shugar of Cincinnati.  Asia will be attending Appalachian State University in August 2016. 

JUN. 17-19, 2016 -- Ten athletes from Triangle's Best Karate in Raleigh, North Carolina, were selected by AAU Karate for the WUKF Karate World Championships in Dublin, Ireland (June 17-19, 2016).   Salaheldien Abuahmad, Randall John, Thomas Dang, Asia Yu-Robinson, and JJ Yu-Robinson committed to training karate 15 hours a week beyond regular schoolwork, karate classes, music, dance, EMT, and other commitments. Thanks to family, friends, and the Best Karate boosters club who donated funds for their travel and wished them well.  


Asia Yu-Robinson, Gold Medal Juniors Open Kata/Forms, Silver Medal Juniors Shotokan Kata/Forms, Bronze Medal Open Weight 3-pt Sparring, Bronze Medal Team 3-pt Sparring. 

JJ Yu-Robinson, Gold Medal Mini-Cadet 3-pt Sparring, 4th place Mini-Cadet Shotokan Kata/Forms (55 contestants). 

Thomas Dang, won one match Juniors Middle Weight 3-pt sparring. 

Salaheldien Abuahmad, won one match Juniors Heavy weight 3-pt sparring. 

Randall John, placed 15th in Cadet Shotokan Kata/Forms (48 contestants)


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