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The Dues paying "Good Guys" who do the right thing in the traditional way.
Urban Loyalists who lead by the consent of the governed.

     
R.I.P.

 Urban Goju
Walter Parks
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        MASSACHUSETTS IRON BRIGADE  
GOJU HALL NO. 278
GOJU HALL NO. 309
GOJU HALL NO. 802
Maestro Peter Urban's Gojudo ~ Fight School's Network
 East Wareham, MA
   Manomet, MA

2009 Urban Goju website $upporter


"I think the time has come to prove ourselves worthy of being called "Urban Gojudo Loyalists".
 The news letter is self explanatory."

Walter A. Parks CCS 10th Dan
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 Hanshi Walter Parks

Hanshi Walter Parks,  Grandmaster 10° 
Maestro Urban's Minister of Gojulandia North at Massachuetts
                           ( July 10, 1944 - February 25, 2009 )

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.
U.S.A.G.A. member since 1975

Martial Arts Training:
-1963 Studied Judo under Sensei Juan Perez a Cuban Gold Medalist in Guantanamo Bay Cuba

-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:Hanshi Parks and some of his students with Grandmaster Urban - Urban Cup 2003

-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 Championships

-2006 Inducted into the U.S. Martial Arts Hall of Fame as "Grandmaster " for the year

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:

 Hanshi Parks is survived by the following
  members of his immediate Goju Family:

White Horse Beach Martial Arts Dojo is Hombu for GH# 278, and GH# 309 Maestro Urban presents obi to Shihan Hancock.

Senior Sensei Mark Hancock, Shihan 6° of White Horse Beach Martial Arts, Plymouth Mass

Senior Sensei Garry Gascoyne, Shihan 7° of White Horse Beach Martial Arts, Plymouth Mass

Senior Sensei Lynda Jordan, Shihan 6° Satellite GH# 278-02 - Kopavi Martial Arts and Yoga Club, Carver, MA

Senior Sensei Donna M. Klucevsek, Renshi 4th Dan Satellite GH#278-03

Sempai Rob Hancock, Nidan 2° of White Horse Beach Martial Arts, Plymouth Mass

Sempai Alan Gardner, Sandan 3° of GH# 278 - Dues paying Alumni

Sempai Mike Brown, Sandan 3° of GH# 278 - Dues paying Alumni

Sempai Maciej Zakrewski, Sandan 3° of GH# 278 - Spencer, NY Satellite SchoolMaestro Urban presents obi to Renshi Gascoyne.

Sempai Neil Wiley, Sandan 3° of GH# 278 Satellite School - Lippstodt, Germany- (European Kickboxing Champion)

Sempai Karen Hancock, Shodan 1° of White Horse Beach Martial Arts, Plymouth Mass

Sempai John Gascoyne, Shodan 1° of White Horse Beach Martial Arts, Plymouth Mass

Sempai Tim Tufts, Shodan 1° of White Horse Beach Martial Arts, Plymouth Mass

Sempai Chris Anderson, Shodan 1° of White Horse Beach Martial Arts, Plymouth Mass

Jeff Chen, Shodan 1° of White Horse Beach Martial Arts, Plymouth Mass
 
Drake Chen, Shodan 1° of White Horse Beach Martial Arts, Plymouth Mass

 

Goju Karate Academy of Wareham MA is Hombu for GH# 802 Maestro Urban presents obi to Shihan Ouellotte.

Senior Sensei Paul Ouellotte,  Shihan 6° of Goju Karate Academy, Wareham MA

Sempai Rusty Pontz,  Shodan 1° of Goju Karate Academy, Wareham MA

    

Hanshi Parks with Grandmaster Ron VanClief, and Hanshi W. Roldan

   


 

 

 

 

 

 

 


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