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Maestro Peter Urban's Gojudo ~ Fight School's Network
East Wareham, MA
"I think the time has come to prove ourselves worthy of being called "Urban
Walter A. Parks CCS 10th Dan
Hanshi Walter Parks,
Born July 10, 1944,
and promoted to 10th Dan in April
2004 to be effective on his birthday so that he would never forget the day that
he was promoted.
-1965 Studied Uechi Ryu under Sensei George Mattson Karate Academy
-1972 Studied Goju Kai in San Francisco under Sensei Gosei Yamaguchi
-1975 Studied American Dragon Horse Goju under Sensei David McConnell
-1993, began to study under Grand Master Peter Urban
Martial Arts Accomplishments to include:
-Triple Crown winner in 1982, AAU competition
-1982 N.E.A.A.U. Grand Champion in Kata and Weapons
-1982 Region ranked #1 by Karate Illustrated
-1985 Senior Men’s Kumite Grand Champion
-1985 New England N.E.A.A.U. Grand Champion in Kata and Kumite
-Elected to N.E.A.A.U. National Team 7 years in a row
-2000 Recipiant of the "E" Flag at the NYC Urban Cup Karate Championships
-2002 Recipiant of the "Urban Cup" at the NYC Karate
Shihan Parks has won numerous titles leading into his retirement from competition to pursue his teaching career. He has produced many successful black belts who have started satellite schools under his guidance, the following being:
Parks is survived by the following