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Rao Receives Black Belt


October 10, 2013

Culver City Parks, Recreation & Community Services Department Enrichment Class student Elizabeth Rao was presented her Sho-Dan (1st Degree Black Belt) rank by Chief Instructor John Heyl during the Shotokan Karate-Do Class’s annual Beach Training.

The training was held att Dockweiler Beach on October 5.

Ms. Rao is a dedicated academic student, making time not only for her study of Japanese Shotokan Karate-Do but also European Fencing.

Shotokan Karate-Do has been a Culver City PRCS Enrichment Class offering since 1985. Class information is available on the city website at:


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