Two members of the Maryland Jeet Kune Do Academy competed in the 2013 US Kuoshu International Championships. Wendy Carranza and Matt Cizek both competed in their respective Limited Sanshou events. It was a great day for the Maryland Jeet Kune Do Academy, as both of them defeated their opponents 3 to 1.
Wendy Carranza fought an opponent who outweighed her by almost 20 pounds. Wendy scored first with a thigh kick, and followed up with straight blasts that kept her opponent on the defensive.
Matt Cizek smashed his opponent with side kicks before his opponent could check them. He was able to finish his opponent with a round kick and straight blast combo.
Wendy and Matt went through months of grueling training to prepare for the tournament. After his match, Matt told Sifu JB, "That wasn't anywhere close to what you put us through."
"That's the idea," Sifu JB replied.
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