Master Romain Staples

Master Romain Staples is awarded the title of SOKE (Head of Family) by the Universal Fighting Arts Fellowship. Soke Breuer who was on conference call during the Presentation by Masters Vin Orlando, Ernie Brunelli and Ronnie Russell. Soke Breuer stated that “This is a long over do recognition for Soke Staples. He has contributed GREATLY to the martial arts and community in general. Soke Staples has always been supportive of everyone and has never asked for anything in return.” Soke Staples said he was Honored to receive this title and it will be displayed in a place of high prominence for all to see.

Left: Soke Romain Staples displays his new Title and UFAFI patch.

Below: Black belts in attendence from Left to Right Back Row: IAN AH NEE 2nd dan, Master Vincent Orlando 5th dan, Soke Romain Staples, Master Ernest Brunelli 7th dan, Master Ronald Russel 8th dan. Also the rest of the Orlando Martial Arts School!!!

The term SOKE means Head Of Family. Such as a Father or Grand Father would be. As used in its martial art terminology, SOKE is a title without BELT RANK. He is a founder of his own system or leader of a “Family” system. Therefore, a SOKE can promote up to 10th dan in his own style.

 
 
 
 

1 Comment

  1. Jane Gilmer says:

    Ro, you look great and congratulations on your award and your title. Please send me your email address.
    Hope you are doing well otherwise.
    All the best, Jane

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