OZARK MOUNTAIN NATIONALS – This past weekend several hundred martial arts competitors gathered in Springfield, Missouri for the annual OZARK MOUNTAIN NATIONALS Karate Tournament.

One of those competitors was Addison Taylor representing El Dorado Springs Karate Club and Team VDK Elite.

Addison completed in a very large group of Intermediate 10 – 11 Youth. Addison first competed in Traditional Weapons were she earned herself a 4th Place in a talent stacked division. Next Addison Competed in the Traditional Empty Hand Kata Division where her timing, speed and technique bested all of her fellow competitors and delivered her a hard earned 1st Place. Addison also competeD in the Forms Grand-Championship where she placed 3rd right behind two fellow national competitors. Not a bad result for a hard day’s work. Pictured Addison Taylor and Instructor/Coach Riaan Van Dyk