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PKC Elite Inaugural Inductees

2014 Inaugural Elite Members: (front row L-R) Eddie B. Bethea Jr., Herb Johnson, Glenn R. Keeney, Judy Wade (deceased), John Venson  (row 2 L-R) John Manley, Phil Morgan, Tom Ward, Donnie Michael, Jeff Davidson  (row 3 L-R) Dave Buker, Reginald Venson, H Eugene Talbott, Kevin Singleton, and Dale McCutcheon(not pictured).

Founded in 2014, The PKC Elite Society, is an invitation only group, which comprises many of the PKC’s top black belt competitors and leaders. The goals of The Elite are to foster and encourage a spirit of loyalty and fraternity among members; to maintain the highest martial arts standards; and to promote closer relationships between and among members to further their common interests in martial arts and the Professional Karate Commission.  The inaugural members above were hand picked by Mr. Keeney.

All members proudly display the PKC Elite emblem on their uniform or display the PKC Elite Lapel Pin at all PKC events and functions.

New Society Members:
Society Members nominate new member candidates prior to the PKC International Karate Championships each year.  New candidates will provide a resume for review and interview for induction at the PKC International Championships.  Candidates must receive a two-thirds majority vote of the current membership to qualify for induction.

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13 thoughts on “PKC Elite Society

  1. On 7/19/14 I attended the Black Tiger Warriors Open tournament and my points are not entered from that tournament. I had gotten a first in weapons, kata, and chanbara. I also got a second in kumite. whenever you can get back to ma about this is fine

      • I have a photo of the 2014 pkc certified region 7 tournaments and the black tiger warriors open is on that list

        • It is against PKC policy to sanction a tournament Regionally without also sanctioning the tournament Nationally…I assure you this event did not carry a PKC National Sanction in 2014. All PKC Sanctioned events are recorded on our schedule within 30 days of the event, if you see a flyer with a PKC logo that is not listed on our schedule, please let us know prior to the event. You will have to contact Mr. Starks about this Black Tiger Event, but no National points will be awarded for the event. The Black Tiger was sanctioned by PKC National Headquarters in 2013, but not in 2014.

  2. I have sent a check in several weeks ago to renew my PKC account R7-13262 and it has not been renewed and the check has not been cashed. Please help

  3. Dear Mr. Keene,

    May 12, 2015 I sent a renewal of Jared Belmont’s membership in the PKC. It was paid by check in the amount of $25. The check has not been cashed and we haven’t received notification of the renewal. Could you please let us know the status of the renewal.

    Sincerely,

    Susan Kies(Jared’s grandmother)

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