Congratulations Mr. Harbin!

Mr. Barry Harbin has just competed the Tennessee Classic Karate Championships in Franklin Tenn. We want to congratulate Barry on his Three first place accomplishments. 1st in 50 years and older Sparring. Weapons, and Kata forms. Great job Sensei Barry Harbin. AKANA is proud of your accomplishment. Keep up the great work and your commitment.

Grandmaster Jerry Piddington included in 2016 Who’s Who in the Martial Arts

In August of 2016 Jessie Bowen of the American Martial Arts Alliance radio show interview Hanshei Jerry Piddington.  Grandmaster Piddington will be include in the 2016 WHO’s WHO in the Martial Arts Autobiograhy book along with Hanshei Danny McCall. The AMAA 2016 Who’s Who in the MArtial Arts biography book  can be purchased at

Hanshi Piddington get inducted into Master’s Hall of Fame

Hanshi Piddington was inducted into the Master’s Hall of Fame Last Friday, August 1st, 2014 during the Long Beach International Martial Arts Tournament. This year the tournament was celebrating it’s 50th anniversary of the first tournament, which Hanshi won.  

Grandmaster Piddington enters Sport Karate Hall of Fame

Hanshi was honored in Houston, Texas but being inducted into the new Sport Karate Hall of Fame on October 4th 2013.  He also got to spend some time with his 2nd teacher Mike Stone whom he hasn’t seen for 20 years  

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