Oklahoman, (WiredPRNews.com) — Oklahoman Carter Hargrave holds black belt rankings in seven martial arts styles. Hargrave recently received official certification that both of his black belt rankings in Kung Fu and Ju Jitsu were being upgraded to eighth degree Grandmaster status.
He received official notification from his instructor based in Austin Tx, Grandmaster Larry Sanders a former U.S intelligence operative who now teaches at his martial arts schools across Texas.
Hargrave is the founder tenth degree black belt of American Combat Kempo Karate (Kempo is Japanese for law of the fist) which was the basis for the United States Marine training in Quantico Va.
With these two new Grandmaster promotions bringing his total to three, Hargrave is the only Oklahoman to ever be so honored.
Along with his Grandmaster ranks in Kempo Karate,hung Fu, and Ju Jitsu, he earned black belt certification in Arnis Stick and Knife fighting, Tae Kwon Do, Goshin Jutsu, and the Bruce Lee style of Jeet Kune Do that he learned from an original Bruce Lee school student.
Hargrave teaches at a private facility in Tulsa where students must apply before training is granted, and is the president of two international martial arts associations with over eight thousand members worldwide. For more information please go to www.RealKarate.com.