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Plant City Courier & Tribune - Wednesday August 20, 2008
Olympic Honors - Kyle Austin, a student at Chris Welbon Karate School in Plant City, came home a winner last month after earning medals in the Amateur Union Junior Olympic Games.
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Focus - Plant City Edition - Volume 7 No. 2
A childhood sport he learned at eight years old became a lifetime passion that has turned into a thriving business. It is his desire to use his talents to help others!

MY ASPIRATION: I want to continue to share and touch as many people as I possibly can. I see the benefits of the martial arts and the way we teach it, especially the way we teach it.
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The Plant City Courier & Tribune - July 18, 2007
Plant City - The Chris Welbon Karate Clubs tournament team recently returned from the AAU Karate National Tournament with great results.
Seven out of 22 team members who qualified were able to make the trip to Winston-Salem, N.C., where more than 1800 competed.
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Business Focus Magazine Plant City - Volume 6 Number 8
August 15, 2007 - September 15, 2007
Not many people can say they are living their dream, but Chris Welbon can easily make that statement.
It started as a kid with a passion for karate, and in high school he started teaching for his instructor, Mark Pinner. His instructor started a class in Plant City at South Florida Baptist Hospital, which Chris Welbon took over for him.

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Focus Magazine Plant City - Volume 6 Number 8
August 15, 2007 - September 15, 2007

"Third in the nation" is the title that was recently bestowed upon Amy and Laura Booher at the Amateur Athletic Union National Karate Championships. These twin 13-year-olds competed in kata (an event that focuses on the technique and intensity each competitor uses to complete karate stances), and sparring (a form of Japanese fighting).
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