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Dragon Force Demo Team - 1st Place Team Demo
East Coast Championships 2017!

Dragon Force National Karate Demo Team
Information, Members, Photos, Magazine / Newspaper Articles, YouTube Videos and Facebook Videos.

"Optimi Optimorum" (Best of the Best)

Dragon Force National Karate Demo Team
Practice Schedule
Thursday
7:00 PM
Demo Team Practice
Sunday
1:00 PM  to 3:00PM
National Karate Team
Practice

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Dragon Force Demo Team Rocked the Team Tryouts on 11 March 2017!

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Dragon Force Karate Demo Team Champions 2016

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Dragon Force Demo Team - Grand Champions
2016 Grand Slam Open Nationals

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Congrats: Great Dragon Force Demo Team Tryouts - 11 March 2017

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Congrats: 2016 World Fall Classic
Karate Champions!

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2016 Battle of the 7 Cities Demo Team Champions

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Congrats: Dragon Force Karate Demo Team Rocked Isle of Wight County Fair 2016!

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Dragon Force Demo Team - Grand Champions
2016 Grand Slam Open Nationals

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Dragon Force Demo Team - 2016 East Coast Karate Demo Team 1st Place Champions

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Dragon Force Demo Team Rocked Special Karate Team Event 2016!

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Dragon Force Demo Team Rocks ODU Basketball Halftime 29 DEC 2015 - 8642 Spectators

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Dragon Force Demo Team Rocked the AGT Filming with an Awesome Performance in 2015!

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Dragon Force Karate Demo Team Rocked
America's got Talent Audition 6 Nov 2014.

AWESOME ! 
The Dragon Force National Karate Team received Brand New Embroidered Demo Team Uniforms and they were worn at practice for the First Time on 1 October 2009. Team Dragon Force wore them to Victory by winning the 1st Place Demo Team Trophy at the 2009 World Fall Classic Martial Arts Championships conducted at Hampton University in Hampton, Virginia on 11 October 2009.
USA STAR Patch Award: A New Red White & Blue USA Star Patch was added to the front of the Dragon Force National Karate Demo Team uniform top as a Reward for winning the "National Karate Demo Team 1st Place Trophy." 
"OSU"
Sensei Thompson

Dragon Force National
Karate Demo Team
and
Ryoshin-Kan Karate School
in the News and Performances on Youtube!

2016 Video: World Fall Classic Martial Arts Championships: Dragon Force Demo Team Won Grand Champion / 1st Place Karate Demo Team Trophy - 16 October 2016.

2016 Video: Battle of the 7 Cities Martial Arts Championships : Dragon Force Karate Demo Team Won 1st Place Team Demo Grand Champion Trophy - 4 June 2016.

2016 Video: Grand Slam Open National Sport Karate Championships: Dragon Force Karate Demo Team Won 1st Place Gold Medals & Team Demo Grand Champion Trophy - 16 April 2016.

2016 Video: East Coast Martial Arts Championships : Dragon Force Karate Demo Team Won 1st Place Team Demo Grand Champion Trophy - 3 April 2016.

2016 Video: Dragon Force Demo Team Rocks ODU Men's Basketball Halftime show at the Ted Constant Center 29 December 2015 in front of a sold out crowd of 8,642 people.

2015 Video: World Fall Classic Martial Arts Championships: 1st Place Karate Demo Team Champions 25 October 2015.

2015 Video: Grand Slam Open National Sport Karate Championships: Dragon Force Karate Demo Team Won 1st Place Team Demo 18 April 2015.

2015 Video: Dragon Force Demo Team Rocks NSU Basketball Halftime 7 February 2015

2015 Video: Dragon Force Demo Team Rocks Americas got Talent Special Filming 18 January 2015

2015 Video: Winter Shugyo 1 Jan 2015

2014 Video: Christmas Karate Shows Pembroke Mall and Central Library 12 & 13 December 2014

2014 Video: World Fall Classic Martial Arts Championships: 1st Place Karate Demo Team Champions 19 October 2014.

2014 NEWS Article: Virginia State Park News Article on Ryoshin-Kan Karate School's 2014 Bushido Day Camp Adventure at First Landing State Park, Virginia.

2014 Video: Dragon Force Karate Demo Team Awesome performance at the Home Depot Kids Fall Festival 4 October 2014.

2014 Video: Battle of the 7 Cities Martial Arts Championships: Dragon Force Karate Demo Team Won 1st Place Team Demo 7 June 2014.

2014 Video: East Coast Martial Arts Championships / Tidewater Challenge: Dragon Force Karate Demo Team Won 1st Place Team Demo 6 April 2014.

2014 Video: Beach Blast Open National Martial Arts Championships: Dragon Force Karate Demo Team Won 1st Place Team Demo Grand Champions 14 / 15 February 2014.

2014 Video: World Cup Finals Martial Arts Championships: 1st Runner Up Grand Champion Karate Demo Team Champions 17/18 January 2014.

2014 VIDEO: Watch Dragon Force National Karate Demo Team Rock the NSU Basketball Game with an Awesome Halftime Show 3 January 2014

2013 Video: World Fall Classic Martial Arts Championships: 1st Place Karate Demo Team Champions 6 October 2013.

2013 VIDEO: Dragon Force National Karate Demo Team Rocks Redskins NFL Training Camp 10 August 2013

2013 VIDEO: Dragon Force National Karate Demo Team perform two Awesome Piranhas Pro-Soccer Half-Time Shows at Sportsplex Stadium 13 July 2013.

2013 VIDEO: Dragon Force National Karate Demo Team perform two Awesome Piranhas Pro-Soccer Half-Time Shows at Sportsplex Stadium 22 June 2013.

2013 Video: Battle of the 7 Cities Martial Arts Championships: 1st Place Karate Demo Team Champions 8 June 2012.

2013 VIDEO: Dragon Force National Karate Demo Team won 1st Place Demo Team Trophy at East Coast Karate Championships / Tidewater Challenge 14 April 2013

2013 VIDEO: Dragon Force National Karate Demo Team Rocked the 2013 Beach Blast Open Martial Arts Championships Grand Finals & Won the 1st Place Team Demo Grand Champion Trophy 23 February 2013.

2013 VIDEO: Dragon Force National Karate Demo Team won 1st Place Demo Team Trophy at US Classic National Karate Championships 9 February 2013

2013 VIDEO: Dragon Force National Karate Demo Team won 1st Place Demo Team Trophy at Virginia's Best Challenge Sports Karate Championships 26 January 2013

2013 VIDEO: Watch Dragon Force National Karate Demo Team Rock the NSU va Naval Academy Basketball Game with an Awesome Halftime Show 5 January 2013

Click here to download and view Dragon Force Karate Demo Team tribute poster from "Virginia Beach Sun" Newspaper 1 November 2012.

Video: 2012 World Fall Classic Martial Arts Championships: 1st Place Karate Demo Team Grand Champions 7 October 2012.

Video: Watch Dragon Force National Karate Demo Team perform two Awesome Rock'n Half-Time Shows at the Piranhas Pro-Soccer Double Header Games at the Virginia Beach Sportsplex Stadium 14 July 2012.

Video: 2012 Battle of the 7 Cities Martial Arts Championships: 1st Place Karate Demo Team Champions 2 June 2012.

Video: 2012 East Coast Martial Arts Championships / Tidewater Challenge: 1st Place Karate Demo Team Grand Champions 1 April 2012.

Video: Watch Dragon Force Rock the Norfolk SharX Pro Indoor Soccer Half-Time Show at the Norfolk Scope Arena with an Awesome Karate Show 19 February 2012.

Video: 2012 US Classic National Open Karate Championships: 1st Place Professional Karate Demo Team Grand Champions 5 February 2012.

Video: Watch Dragon Force Rock the ODU Vs George Mason University Basketball Half-Time Show with an Awesome Karate Show 29 January 2012.

Video: Watch Dragon Force Rock the NSU University Basketball Half-Time Show with an Awesome Karate Shows 7 January 2012.

New Journal & Guide Newspaper Article 1 December 2011: Sensei Thompson, Ryoshin-Kan Karate School and Dragon Force National Karate Demo Team

Video: 2011 World Fall Classic Martial Arts Championships: 1st Place Karate Demo Team Grand Champions 9 October 2011.

Video: 2011 US Gladiator Challenge Karate Demo Champions

VIDEO: Dragon Force Rocks Halftime Karate Show 23 July 2011: CLICK here to watch the Dragon Force National Karate Demo Team perform an Awesome Halftime Show at a Pro-Soccer Game - Virginia Beach Sportsplex Stadium.

Video: 2011 Battle of the 7 Cities: 1st Place Karate Demo Team Grand Champions.

Video: 2011 East Coast Martial Arts / Tidewater Challenge Karate Demo Team Grand Champions.

Video: Watch Dragon Force Rock the NSU University Basketball Half-Time Show with an Awesome Karate Show 26 February 2011.

Video: 2011 Battle of the Martial Arts National Demo Team Grand Champions.

Video: 2011 US Classic National Karate Demo Team Grand Champions.

VIDEO: 2010 World Classic Karate Demo Team Champions: Click here to watch the Dragon Force National Karate Team performance that won the 1st Place Team Demo Trophy at the 2010 World Fall Classic Martial Arts Championships.

VIDEO: Dragon Force Halftime Karate Show 14 July 2010: CLICK here to watch the Dragon Force National Karate Demo Team perform an Awesome Halftime Show at a Pro-Soccer Game - Virginia Beach Sportsplex Stadium.

VIDEO: 2010 Karate Demo Team Champions: Click here to watch the Dragon Force National Karate Team performance that won the 1st Place Team Demo Trophy at the 2010 East Coast Martial Arts Championships.

VIDEO: 2010 Battle of 7 Cities Karate Demo Team Champions: Dragon Force National Karate Team won the 1st Place Team Demo Trophy.

Black Belt International World News Magazine (United Kingdom): "Ryoshin-Kan Karate School - 2010 National Champions"

USA NEWS: 2010 US Classic Martial Arts National Champions

NEWS Article: 2009 World Fall Classic Karate Champions

Click to read the USA NEWS Press Release: World Cup Champions

WORLD CUP KARATE VICTORY: Click Here to Watch Dragon Force's Victory at the World Cup Martial Arts Championships.

KARATE DEMO: Click Here to watch the Dragon Force Performing a Karate Demo.

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"Best Karate Demo Team in the USA!"

Dragon Force
National
Karate Demo Team
U.S.A.
"Best of the Best"
The Ryoshin-Kan Karate School and Dragon Force Karate Demo Team were established in 1980 by Shihan Tim Thompson. The Dragon Force National Karate Team was established by Shihan Tim Thompson in 1995.
The Ryoshin-Kan / Dragon Force Motto is
"Optimi Optimorum" ( the Best of the Best) !
The Dragon Force National Team performs Karate Shows and competes at National Championships. Members of the Dragon Force National Team are selected from the star performers of the main Dragon Force Karate Demo Team. Sensei Thompson also created the award winning Dragon Duet Team Pairs Routine and the Kama X-Team Routine, both perform with the Ryoshin-Kan Karate School's Dragon Force National Demo Team at Demos and Tournaments. The Dragon Force National Team have won 1st Place in Demo Team, Team Kata, Team Pairs, Weapons, Kata, Kumite, Breaking, Musical Kata and Self-Defense at National / Regional Tournaments. This Team regularly competes at the Grand Slam Open National Sport Karate Championships, US Classic National Martial Arts Championships, Battle of the Martial Arts National Martial Arts Championships, World Cup Martial Arts Championships, Superstars Karate Championships, Mid-Atlantic Karate Championships, USA East Coast Martial Arts Championships, Sidekick International Martial Arts Championships, the World Fall Classic Martial Arts Championships, Battle of Seven Cities Martial Arts Championships, US Open Martial Arts Championships, Beach Blast Open Martial Arts Championships, Virginia's Best Challenge Martial Arts Championships; and several other regional and National Tournaments.
 
Shihan Tim Thompson's outstanding Dragon Force National Karate Team has won 1st Place Trophies at 18 National / World Championships and 10 World Cup Martial Arts Championships. 
From 1980 to 1995 Ryoshin-Kan Karate School Won numerous 1st Place Trophies in Various Divisions.
Since the Creation of the Dragon Force National Karate Team in 1995, We have won National / World Championships 1996, 1999, 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016 and 2017. Dragon Force has won the Team Grand Champion Trophy at the World Cup Finals 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007,and 2009. In 2010, Team Dragon Force became the First Demo Team to win the 1st Place Demo Team Trophy at the US Classic National Martial Arts Chmpionships. The Dragon Force Karate National Team is the First Team to Win the Team Demo Grand Champion Trophy at the World Cup Martial Arts Championships three years in a Row! Go...Go Dragon Force ! Sensei Thompson is a retired decorated Navy Officer and a graduate of VMI. (See his Bio for more details)

VICTORY

CONGRATULATIONS
Dragon Force
National Karate Demo Team
Won 1st Place Gold Medal
Team Demo Grand Champions
Grand Slam Open National
Sport Karate Championships
16 April 2016

Dragon Force National Demo Team Routine - The very dynamic Dragon Force National Karate Demo Team routne consist of a 7 to 12 person Action Pack demo routine incorporating Martial Arts, Acrobatics, Self-defense, Synchronized Kata, Weapons and music. The Dragon Force National Karate Team have won 1st Place / Team Grand Champion and / or Demo Team Titles and Awards at the Grand Slam Open National Sport Karate Championships, US Classic National Martial Arts Championships, US Open Championships, World Cup Finals Martial Arts Championships,  USA East Coast Martial Arts Championships, Sidekick International Martial Arts Championships, Battle of Baltimore Karate Championships, OMAA Martial Arts Championships, Battle of the Martial Arts National Martial Arts Championships, Virginia's Best Challenge Martial Arts champions, Beach Blast Open National Martial Arts Championships and the World Fall Classic Martial Arts Championships.

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DRAGON FORCE
KARATE DEMO TEAM
MEMBERS:

NATIONAL KARATE DEMO TEAM
Shihan Tim Thompson
Sensei Michael Milliman
Hayden Bowles
Zachary Bowles
Trent DePeralta
Steven Smith Jr
Sammy Assassa
Ellie Smith
Alondra Duenas
Alex Hill
Albert Slavin
Victor Rodriguez
 
*DEMO TEAM MEMBERS
 /National Team Support:
Sensei Steve Borloz
Sensei Patrick Johnston
Sempai Lynwood Yeatts
 
*Past Demo Team Members :
Sensei Michael Lombardo
Sensei Min Lee
Sensei Chae Thompson
Sensei William Lee
Sensei Alfred Alejandro
Sensei Matt Borloz
Russel Williams
Sensei Courtney Wilkins
April Lucas
Evan Lucas
Sensei Michael Wilkins
Keegan Grinspoon
Kaoru Katayama
Riemann Katayama
Matt Voegel
Andrew Voegel
Zinjin Iglesia
Nami Dao
Jerimy Brecheen
Braxton Zivic
Ron Boone
Ashley Boone
Jimmy Adams
Joshua Ebreo
Natalie Ebreo
Leo Navarro
Ashleigh Hunt
Bella Bartha
Michael Bartha
Daniel Daum
Jack Holladay 
James Conley
Dia Bolton
Tylar Williams
Kylee Battelle
Shelby Robinson
Maurice Reed
Stephen Johnston
Titus Butler
Joe Ramirez 
Demetria Ramirez
Dayjha Armstrong
Kai Loree
Mikey Battelle
Quinn Barson
Trent McGarrigle
Jaclyn Nolen
Noah Caldon
Chris Altman
Kai Cheek

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Contact Information
If you would like more information about the Dragon Force National Karate Team, Martial Arts Classes / Seminars, Dragon Force Karate Shows, or the Official Fan Club contact Sensei Tim Thompson via the e-mail address listed below. Visit our sponsor, demo, contact, Link pages on this web site to get more information.


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Dragon Force
Donations & Sponsors
To make a Donation or to be one of our Official Sponsors, send us an e-mail and we will send you the details.
Thank You !

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Action Photos

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Dragon Force Demo Team - 2015 World Fall Classic Demo Team 1st Place Champions

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Congrats to all New Dragon Force Demo Team Members!

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Dragon Force Demo Team - 2015 Grand Slam Open National Team Demo Champions

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Dragon Force National Karate Demo Team
"OMAA National Demo Team of the Year!"

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Dragon Force Demo Team Won "My Team Rocks" Contest!

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Dragon Force Demo Team Rocked the Pagoda Garden Park Karate Show 30 Aug 2015!

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Dragon Force Demo Team Rocked
"Osu Martial Arts Magazine" 15 March 2015!

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Dragon Force Karate Demo Team
Rocked NSU University Basketball Halftime 2015

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Dragon Force Karate Demo Team
2014 World Fall Classic Martial Arts Champions

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Dragon Force Demo Team Rocks!

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2014 Battle of the 7 Cities Demo Team Champions

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Dragon Force Rocked the ICE Bucket Challenge!

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2014 Beach Blast Open National Team Demo Grand Champions

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World & National Karate Demo Team Champions

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Dragon Force Karate Demo Team Rocked Redskins NFL Training Camp!

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Sportsplex Stadium Virginia Beach, VA.

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Norfolk Scope Arena Karate Demo

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ODU Ted Constant Center Karate Demo

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2012 Battle of the Martial Arts National Demo Team Grand Champions!

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NSU Joseph Echols Hall Arena Karate Demo

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2011 Battle of Martial Arts National Demo Team Grand Champions

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World Classic Karate Demo Team Champions

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Copyright 2004 Ryoshin-Kan Karate School, Inc.
Virginia Beach, Virginia. Author Shihan T.K. Thompson