About The Yue's

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  • 8 Time World Champion
  • 4th degree black belt in Shorei-Ryu under Sensei John Sharkey
  • Certified Essentrics Instructor by Miranda Esmond-White
  • Represented the USA in World Championships in Germany and Ireland. Won 2 Gold Medals in traditional forms, silver medal in open hand forms, and bronze medal in kama weapon open forms.
  • Two-time diamond ring winner at Diamond Nationals -1996 and 1998. Sensei Yue was inducted in the Diamond Nationals “Hall of Fame” in 2001.
  • First female to win 2 Adult Warrior Cups at the AKA Grand Nationals - 1995 and 1997.
  • AKA Grand Nationals Hall of Fame Inductee (2007) First femal to receive this honor.
  • Diamond Nationals Hall of Fame inductee - 2001
  • Stunt double for Jaime Pressly (Mika) in one of the longest fight scenes ever on the T.V. show “Mortal Kombat: Conquest”. 
  • Certified in Senior Fitness by A.S.F.A.
  • Trained with Nick Tarpein from 1985 to 1992
  • Received the “Community Service Award” in 2000 from Park Nicollet Medical Clinic in recognition of her work at Wancket’s Art of Karate w/Attention Deficit Disorder
  • Wancket’s Art of Karate school’s program was named “Minnesota Sport of the Year” by Minnesota Sports 1995.

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  • Anesthesiologist
  • Began Martial Arts Training in 1974 under Sensei Bill Miller.  Sensei Suzann Yue from 2004 to Present
  • Chief of Staff at Mercy Hospital
  • 2003 Top Doctor Mpls/St. Paul
  • 2009 Top Doctor Mpls/St. Paul
  • Travis Award for Outstanding Leadership
  • #1 Cheerleader for all Martial Artists

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  • Began training in 2011
  • Awarded AKA Black Belt in 2015 from Suzann Yue and John Sharkey
  • 4th in NASKA Girls Traditional Form (2017)
  • 6th in Boys & Girls Traditional Challenge (2017)
  • Certified Yoga Sclupt Instructor from Core Power
  • Competition Coaches
    • Ariel Torres and Robert Young (2016 to Present)
    • Cole Eckert (2014 to 2016)
  • WKU Worlds Bronze Medalist
  • Member of Team SBA (2016 to Present (Sponsored by PUNOK))
  • NCKA Top Competitor (2016 & 2017)

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  • Began training in 2011
  • Presented competition Black Belt from Sensei John Sharkey in 2017
  • 3rd in NASKA Boys Traditional Form (2017)
  • Competition Coaches
    • Ariel Torres and Afonso Santos (2016 to Present)
    • Mike Salas (2017 to Present)
    • Cole Eckert (2014 to 2016)
  • Won AKA Junior Warrior Cup in 2017
  • Member of Team SBA (2016 to Present (Sponsored by PUNOK))