City Council honors Woodhaven-based karate team for national, international wins


By Queens Courier Staff | editorial@queenscourier.com |

THE COURIER/Photo by Melissa Chan
THE COURIER/Photo by Melissa Chan

Councilman Eric Ulrich and the City Council honored Woodhaven based FIKA USA today.

BENJAMIN FANG

Councilman Eric Ulrich and the City Council presented a proclamation to the Woodhaven-based Falcon International Karate Do Association (FIKA) United States team at City Hall today for its success this past March.

FIKA USA won three gold, eight silver and thirteen bronze medals at the 2013 USA Open Karate Championships and Junior International Cup in Las Vegas. The team has represented New York City and the United States in national and international tournaments since 2006.

FIKA promotes the traditions and values of Karate Do, including respect, loyalty, honor and discipline. It has been providing instruction since 2004.

 

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