Aug 22, 2020
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Richard Branden

An expert competitor in weapons forms in the early 90ties, Michael Bernando became a successful action movie star.

Karateka Richard is respected as one of the best forms competitors on the open circuit in North America. His captured a softstyle weapons world title and took second place at the prestigous WAKO world championships in softstyle kata in 1991 in London, UK, by a narrow margin only to Benjamin Jugwels. Richard Branden died in 2013 after battling pancreatic cancer.

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Ocean State Nationals

Richard Branden winning the forms grand championship title at the Ocean State Nationals tournament promoted by Don Rodrigues and Christine Bannon-Rodrigues round 1996.

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