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Photo of the Week: Frog's Purple Belt Panel

Frog's Purple Belt Panel

Adam “Frog” Mahan stands next to Mr. King, joined by the reviewing panel of Karate Institute of America martial artists, after being awarded his purple belt in the Kiado-Ryu martial arts system. Flanking Mr. King and Adam are third dan black belts Christopher “Growler” Grau, on the left, and Kim “Cultivator” Thomas, on the right. Rounding out the panel is first degree brown belt Tristan “Raptor” Ligtvoet.