PRESS RELEASE – With their invaluable contribution to the advancement of the Trinidad and Tobago Karate Federation (TTKF), the following three individuals were elected as 2015 people of the year by the members.They are Shihan Lex Springer, Sensei John Ramirez and Sensei Michael Smith.
Shihan Springer is TTKF Referee Chairman and member of the World United Karate Organization ( WUKO) Referee Commission. He holds 6th Dan in Shotokan karate.He conducted referee courses at home and the USA in 2015.
Sensei Ramirez is 4th Dan in Shito-Ryu karate and also 4th Dan in Nihon Jui-Jitsu.He is on TTKF Technical Committee. Sensei Michael Smith is TTKF Tournament Director,and holds senior Dan grades in karate and kickboxing.He conducted many seminars in the Caribbean in 2015
TTKF wish them all continued success.