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LBBBC

California State University, Long Beach Shotokan Karate Black Belt Council (also referred as LBBBC) is a non-profit organization consisting of CSULB black belt alumni whose goal is to support CSULB Shotokan Karate Club and assist in its student activities and club programs.

MISSION STATEMENT


The mission of the LBBBC is to promote Shotokan karate at CSULB, and to support continued association between CSULB Shotokan Karate Club, CSULB alumni, the University, Shotokan Karate of America, and the community.


BOARD OF DIRECTORS & OFFICERS OF LBBBC


President




Trung

Trung Pham

Occupation: Physical Therapist
Year Began Training: 2001
Belt Ranking: Sandan (3rd Degree Black Belt)
Favorite Kata: Empi
Quote: "Body goes down, mind must go up." -Don DePree




Vice-President

Jason Aurand

Occupation: Scuba Instructor
Year Began Training: 2002
Belt Ranking: Nidan (2nd Degree Black Belt)
Favorite Kata: Jutte
Quote: "Enter the Dojo with an open mind and a strong feeling."



Secretary

Andre

Andre Miller

Occupation: Financial Advisor
Year Began Training: 1997
Belt Ranking: Nidan (2nd Degree Black Belt)
Favorite Kata: Bassai
Quote: "Karate extends beyond the dojo." - Gichin Funakoshi





Public Relations

Hector Aguilar

Occupation: Business Analyst
Year Began Training: 1995
Belt Ranking: Nidan (2nd Degree Black Belt)
Favorite Kata: Hangetsu
Quote: "He who would study Karate-do must always strive to be inwardly humble and outwardly gentle." -Gichin Funakoshi 


Information Technology

Ek

Ek Tong Ear

Occupation: Computer Engineer
Year Began Training: 1998
Belt Ranking: Sandan (3rd Degree Black Belt)
Favorite Kata: Tekki Shodan
Quote: "The old, the new; this is a matter of time. In all things man must have a clear mind." - Gichin Funakoshi


Pon Yi

Pon Yi

Occupation: IT Consultant
Year Began Training: 1994
Belt Ranking: Nidan (2nd Degree Black Belt)
Favorite Kata: Jion
Quote: "Back to basics."