Matthew competed as a Purple Senior, the eighth belt rank in the sport. This was Matthew’s second double gold title, having placed 1st in both competitions for his division in the Regionals held last spring in Orange Beach.
Matthew also competed in the Weapons Division for the first time this past week. He brought home the silver medal, placing second in that competition.
Matthew plans to test for his next belt rank in less than a week and anxiously awaits the next opportunity and challenge forwarded to him through his study of Martial Arts.