Self Defense America students shine at LA Governor Games

On March 9, 2019 students from Self Defense America in Center went and competed in the LA Governor Games in Shreveport.

These students came from Center, Shelbyville, Tenaha, Timpson, Joaquin and San Augustine. Shelby County was well represented.

Events at the games were Forms, Specialty Forms, Point Sparring, Chanbara and Jujitsu. Each Student will be listed with the place the received. For over half of these students this was their first competition.

Pictured above: Emma Madden two 2nd places and two 5th place finishes; Rex Payne one 3rd place and three 5th places; Caitlyn Madden two 1st place finishes along with one 2nd place and one 5th place; Jess Clark two 2nd places, Jahaziel Figueroa one 2nd place, one 4th and one 5th place; Zac Payne one 3rd place and one 5th place. 

Students that are not in photo were: Ryder Moody one 1st and two 2nd place, Zoey Deas one 5th place, Logan Galindo one 1st, one 2nd and two 4th place, Jamie Lindley two 1st place, Keven Maldando two 5th place, Jovanny Maldando one 2nd, one 3rd and one 5th place. Laim Jarvis two 5th place, and Keaton Smith one 1st and one 2nd place.

Awesome job everyone!