Kathy Reynolds Takes Gold at the PKF Championships
We are proud to announce that USA Martial Arts Federation Black Belt Kathy Reynolds, age 13, won the gold for the United States at the Junior Pan American Karate Championships in El Salvador at the end of August.
Kathy is a student of Sensei Mike Jacobs, USAMAF Regional Director, and head instructor of the USA Martial Arts Training Center in Genoa, Ohio. Kathy and her older brother Brad have been training with Sensei Jacobs for many years. Brad has trained for 13 years and Kathy has trained for 9 years. Brad made the US Team 2 years ago and represented our country at the Junior Pan Ams in Ecuador that year. Both Shihan Jarrett and Sensei Jacobs are proud of Kathy, taking the Gold in her first time out with the US Team.
Shihan Jarrett has had over 40 athletes from his USAMAF organization make the US Karate Team and win many international medals for the United States.
Kathy is the daughter of Bill and Jenny Reynolds. Both parents have been extremely supportive of Kathy and Brads’ Martial Arts training and competition.