Alex Wakefeild & Lexie Cousineau
Students did an amazing job at the Michigan Pro/Am!!
Lexie: 1st Forms & 2nd Weapons
Logan W: 1st Weapons & 2nd Forms
Chris H: 4th Weapons
Dylan F: 1st Weapons & Forms 3rd in Sparring
Alex W: 1st Weapons, 2nd Trad & Forms
Sammy M: 2nd Forms & 3rd Weapons
Shaine C: 2nd Forms & Weapons
Nick M: 1st Weapons, Forms & Sparring.
Theresa D: 2nd Forms & Sparring
Dragons did awesome today at the tournament!!!! Together we brought home 14 - 1st, 8 - 2nd, 7 - 3rd, and 4 - 4th!
Congratulations to everyone, and a great tournament. You guys are AWESOME!!!!!!!
Shaine Cousineau wins Jr. Black Belt Grand Championship!!!
2012 WKA WORLD KARATE CHAMPIONS
Dan Cousineau: 3 Gold Medals & 2 Bronze Medals
Anthony Cotton: 1 Gold Madel & 2 Bronze Medals
Nick Stephens: 1 Gold Medal
Head Instructor Dan Cousineau won Weapons and placed a close second in forms.
Congratulations to Nick MacNeil & David Burns!
Nick Macneil: 1st in Musical Weapons & Sparring and a 2nd in Forms & Weapons
David Burns: 4th in Traditional Forms
Congratulations to all the students on an outstanding showing at this tournament! There are a few students that really stood out!
Nick McNeil: Triple Crown Winner
Alex Evely: Sparring 1st, Weapons & forms 2nd
Rachel Metter: Tied for 1st in Forms
Blake Hall: 2nd in Weapons
Dan & Theresa: Top 2 Black Belts in Forms & Weapons Grands
Dan Cousineau: 1st in Weapons, Forms, Trad Forms, & Overall Grand Champion
Sammy Marko: 1st in Weapons & Forms
Theresa Dray: Win in Three Black Belt Divisions.
Nick MacNeil: 1st in Sparring & Forms, 3rd in Weapons
Alex Evely: 2nd in Sparring
Shaine Cousineau: 3rd in Weapons
Rachel Metter: 2nd in Forms
Nick Stephens: 4th in Forms
Alex Wakefeild: 2nd in Weapons
Blake Hall: 3rd in Weapons
Hayle Wrath: 2nd in Forms
Other Winners Included:
2011 State Karate Champions
David Burns 3 x State Champ - Theresa Dray 3 X State Champ
Shaun Brown 1 State Champ - Dan Cousineau 3 X State Champ
Anthony Cotton 1 State Champ - Shaine Cousineau 1 State Champ
Theresa Dray: 1st Weapons & Overall Grand Champion
Dan Cousineau: 1st in Weapons & Forms
Austin Dudly: 1st in Forms
Shaine Cousineau: 1st in Weapons
Max Amato: 1st in Forms
Shaun Brown: 1st in Forms
Jacob M: 1st in Forms & Weapons
David Burns: 1st in Weapons & Sparring
Sammy Marco: 1st in Weapons
Other students that competed - Nick & Haylee, Blake M, Blake H, Sara, Nick S, Nick M, Lexie, Rylie.
Dragon Karate School
16 STATE CHAMPIONS
#1 Weapons Competitor in Michigan- Shaine Cousineau
#1 Overall Black Belt Competitor - Theresa Dray
Dragon Karate won State Championship titles in 25 divisions.
Dan Cousineau is considered by most in the martial arts community to be the best Forms & Weapons coach in Michigan. Dragon Karate School has produced winners at all level of competition - State, National and World Karate Champions.
Inducted into the USA Martial Arts Hall of Fame
Voted Instructor of the year 1996
Voted School of the Year 1998
2006 Michigan Sport Karate Circuit
Awards for Achievements
Top Dragon Karate School Students
1998 NASKA National Champion - 1999 European Champion - Gold Medal at the 2007 WKA World Championships
3 X World Champion
2005 & 2006 Michigan State Karate Champion 2006 Best all around Black Belt
2010 World Championships Bronze Medal
State Champion - One of the best Extreme Martial Artists in Michigan
2010 WKA World Championships Silver Medal & 3 x State Champion
2 x World Champion - 1998 NASKA National Champion - 2 x Warrior Cup Champion
Silver Medal at the 2001 World Championships - 2 time state Champion
State Forms & Sparring Champion
State Forms & Weapons Champion
2008 Gold Medal WKA World Champion - 2 x State Champion
2008 WKA World Champion Gold Medal
2 X Best Overall Jr. Black Belt in Michigan
2 X State Champion
Mile High Nationals Karate Champion - AKA Nationals Champion