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Andrew Hopkinson, 8 of Beacon Falls, breaks a stack of four boards on his first attempt during USA Martial Arts’ break-a-thon to benefit St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital Saturday. –KEN MORSE

Breaking good

Martial artists break boards for children’s hospital NAUGATUCK — The USA Martial Arts studio in Naugatuck held a break-a-thon on Saturday to benefit St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital. Doug Wilke,…

Christian Vazquez and Nicole Buckley. CONTRIBUTED

Making the karate grade

Christian Vazquez and Nicole Buckley of USA Martial Arts in Naugatuck were promoted to 2nd Dan Black at a Cheezic Tang Soo Do Black Belt grading held on Sept.16 at…

Six-year-old Andrew Hopkinson of Beacon Falls sets up to break his first board at the break-a-thon. CONTRIBUTED

Breaking boards for a good cause

USA Martial Arts held it’s 6th annual Break-A-Thon to benefit St. Jude’s Research Hospital on March 12. The event was sponsored by Matthew Hopkinson and family. A total of 51…

Sarah Stienbacher, left, took first place in sparring and Javon Lopez, right,  took first in black belt weapons division in a Cheezic Tang Soo Do tournament held on January 23rd at the Boys Club in Waterbury.  Stienbacher and Lopez train at USA Martial Arts in Naugatuck.