La Jollan earns eight medals at martial arts tournament

Matthew Zucca, a sophomore at La Jolla High School, won the White Dragon Martial Arts Dragon Cup Tournament and was crowned Grand Champion 2012.

Matthew Zucca

The event was held last month at the Jenny Craig Pavilion where 1049 students competed in multiple events. Zucca medaled in eight of the nine events he competed in, bringing home four gold medals, two silver medals and two bronze medals.

Zucca has been training at White Dragon Martial Arts in Clairemont since March 2005. He is currently a purple sash. His Sifu is Ben Stanley. His teacher is Leslie Edwards.

Below are the events in which Zucca earned medals:

Gold: grappling, push hands, two-man set, open form; Silver: weapons form,

sparring; Bronze: hand form, self defense techniques.

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Posted by Staff on Jun 26, 2012. Filed under Prep Sports, Sports. You can follow any responses to this entry through the RSS 2.0. You can leave a response or trackback to this entry

1 Comment for “La Jollan earns eight medals at martial arts tournament”

  1. Niko

    Awesome job Matthew !! Keep training hard. You are an asset to White Dragon and an inspiration to your fellow students and Instructors. congrats !!

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