Black Belt List

Shodan (1st Degree Black Belt)

Nidan (2nd Degree Black Belt)
Sandan (3rd Degree Black Belt)
Yondan (4th Degree Black Belt)
Godan (5th Degree Black Belt)
Rokudan (6th Degree Black Belt)

The rank of 1st Degree Black Belt represents completion and proficiency in the material and curriculum provided.
All Black Belts are from the Learning Center for Martial Arts.

1978

Steve Schatvet- Retired Founder of LCMA (Shotokan)

1983

Steve Giampa- 1st official Black Belt Learning Center for Martial Arts

1984

Vincent Guerrini- Active Member of LCMA, Inc.  (holds 6th Degree)

1985

Mark Pires
John Hagman- Active Owner of LCMA, Inc. (holds 6th Degree)

1986

Sharon Boss
Marshall Wolff- Active Member of LCMA, Inc. (holds 6th Degree)
Larry Van Leer

1987

Cliff Sallale

1988

Michael Hebert- Active Member of LCMA, Inc. (holds 6th Degree)
Dawn LeBaron
Paul Curtin- deceased (founder of Eclectic Karate)

1990

Larry Iodinisi

1991

Gregory Morgan
Andrew Cournoyer

1992

Dana Smith- (co-founder of American Cadre Karate)
Donald Mann
John Naughton
Duncan Stowell
Paul Cecelya

1994

Sean Sullivan
John Raftery
Robert Malacaria

1996

Cody Robyn- Active Owner of LCMA, Inc. (holds 6th Degree)
Edward Jameson
Richard Shay
Anthony Fabiano
Ronald Castangua

1997

Leonard Fabiano
Nathan Cinelli- Active Member of LCMA, Inc. (holds 5th Degree)
Richard Rys

1999

Kristoph Rapp

2000

Anthony Rotella- Active Member of LCMA, Inc. (holds 5th Degree)*
Michael McLellan- Active Member of LCMA, Inc. (holds 4th Degree)*

2003

Neal Klayman*
David Skinner- Active Member of LCMA, Inc. (holds 4th Degree)*
Rosanne Driscoll- Retired Member of LCMA, Inc.
Jerry Cleary*
Kathryn VanderWyk*
Jason Perry*

2004

Paul Cavolowsky*
Danyank Lok*
Sean Heffernan- Active Member of LCMA, Inc. (holds 2nd Degree)*

2006

Kelli Paice*
Colin Skinner*

2007

David Piche*
Matthew Lite*

2008

Cameron Zimmerman*
Ah-Leah Coughlan*
Daniel Hammond*
Joshua Hughes*
Jeffrey Boyle*
Tyler Hume- Active Member of LCMA, Inc. (holds 2nd Degree)*
Nathaniel Cadiz*
Alison Skinner*

2009

Joseph Gatto*
James Fletcher- Active Member of LCMA, Inc.*
Mark Delaney- Active Member of LCMA, Inc. (holds 3rd Degree)*

2010

Joshua Phillips*

2011

Brian Hall- Active Member of LCMA, Inc. (holds 2nd Degree)*
Christopher Donlon* (awarded posthumously)

2012

Giorgio Sarkis- Active Member of LCMA, Inc. (holds 2nd Degree)*
Saghi Ownjazayeri- Active Member of LCMA, Inc. (holds 2nd Degree)*
Stephanie Peters*

2014

Michelle D’Ovidio- Active Member of LCMA, Inc. (holds 2nd Degree)*
Sara Ratliff- Active Member of LCMA, Inc.*
John Pooley*
Alice Kerber- Active Member of LCMA, Inc. (holds 2nd Degree)*
Paul Frost- Active Member of LCMA, Inc. (holds 2nd Degree)*
Matt Weisel (holds 2nd Degree)*
James Monterosso- Active Member of LCMA, Inc.*

2015

Anton Smirnov- Active Member of LCMA, Inc.*
Christopher Pilalas*
Daniel Brennan- Active Member of LCMA, Inc.*
Miriam Smirnov- Active Member of LCMA, Inc.*
Eric Roemele- Active Member of LCMA, Inc.*

2016

Gus Huiskamp- Active Member of LCMA, Inc.*
Pedro Gonzalez- Active Member of LCMA, Inc.*
Jordan Peloquin

2017

Greyson Griffey- Active Member of LCMA, Inc.*
Robyn Jones- Active Member of LCMA, Inc.*
Gautam Narayan- Active Member of LCMA, Inc.*
Vivian Pratt- Active Member of LCMA, Inc.*
Samuel Schifman- Active Member of LCMA, Inc.*
Rachel O’Sullivan- Active Member of LCMA, Inc.*
Robert Creighton
Darin Jude Correll- Active Member of LCMA, Inc.*
Brian Miranda- Active Member of LCMA, Inc.*
Nishanth Potturu- Active Member of LCMA, Inc.*
Zachary Cross- Active Member of LCMA, Inc.*

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