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Raiden Chung

Raiden comes from a family of Martial Arts. Both his parents teach both Shito Ryu Karate-do as well as Ryukyu Kobudo (Okinawa Weaponry). His older sister holds black belts in both karate and kobudo. For him, it was also inevitable to achieve black belts in both repertoires as well.

Here are some of Raiden's recent tournament accomplishments:

• 2005 - 5th Seito Shito Ryu Karate-do International Taikai - Osaka Japan
              o Team Member

• 2005 - Can Am, Burnaby, BC
              o Pee Wee Grand Champion: Kata

• 2005 - Fireball Challenge - Burnaby, BC
              o Gold: Kata (Boys Under 8 yrs)

• 2007 - 6th Seito Shito Ryu Karate-do International Taikai - Lake Placid, NY
              o Gold: Kata (Boys Intermediate/Advanced)

• 2009 - 7th Seito Shito Ryu Karate-do International Taikai - Osaka, Japan
              o Gold Medal: Kata (10-11 yrs Boys)

• 2011 - 8th Seito Shito Ryu Karate-do International Taikai - Vancouver, BC
              o Gold Medal: Kata (14-17 yrs Intermediate Boys)

• 2015 - 10th Seito Shito Ryu Karate-do International Taikai – San Francisco, CA
              o Bronze Medal: Kata (Black Belt Men)

In 2015, Raiden received his Nidan from Mabuni Tsukasa Soke and the Nippon Karate-do Kai in San Francisco, California.

Raiden also holds a Black Belt in Ryukyu Kobudo Shimbukan.