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Mr. Tony Zitko
 
1st Black Belt of East-Wind:
 
 
Mr. Zitko started taking lessons with Mr. Toppins in the San Francisco Bay area in the late 1970's until Mr. Toppins left for Southern California in 1981.  Reached the Rank of 2nd degree Brown; from that point, received lessons from some of the most distinguished martial art instructors in Northern California, until reuniting with Mr. Toppins in the 1990's and earning and becoming East-Wind's first Black Belt.  Read More:


MARTIAL ART
ACHIEVEMENTS:


Peter A. (Tony) Zitko

Rank:
Bok-Fu-Kenpo
Black Belt
Now 5th Degree Black

Issued and Signed by:

Gary E. Toppins

Yudanshakai International

6th Degree Black Belt

Issued and Signed by:

Great Grandmaster Al Novak
Grand Masters Al Tracy, Richard Lee
Senior Masters Bart Vale, Eric Lee Larry Tatum, Sonny Gascon,
James Ibrao, Al Dacoscos and the Late John McSweeny (the Father of Irish Kenpo).

UWMAF

5th Degree Black

Issued and Signed by:

Great Grandmaster Al Novak
Professor Joe Halbuna
George Marenco, Carl Caudil, Vinton Koklich and Grand Master Ming Ng (Ming lum).

UWMAF

6th Degree Black

Issued and Signed by:

Great Grandmaster Al Novak
Professor Joe Halbuna, George Marenco, and Frank Ricardo.

Inducted into the:
KENPO HALL OF FAME: June, 2007
&
Richards Lee's
East-West
Bok-Fo-Do
Hall Of Fame 2001


Some Highlights and Awards:
For
Competition in: (Kata, Forms, Weapon Forms, Sparring, Self Defense and Weapons Sparring).
From
1997- 2002
UWMAF/AMAPA/GOLD CUP:

Competitor of the year awards: -------------- 28
Black Belt- Tournament Grand Championship ------ 14
Martial Art Tournament Trophies --- 176