On March 16, Chase Hillman, student of the Supreme Martial Arts Academy in Tappahannock, successfully completed his black belt test, progressing in the study of Karashutsu Ryu Karate, a combination of American Free Form Karate, Senshi Ryu Ju Jitsu and Shoot Fighting (mixed martial arts).
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