Our Latest Black Belt

Qinglin He, our latest Shodan – Black

Congratulation to our latest black belt Qinglin He.

Qinglin has been training with West Los Angeles for the last 2 years.  He has been an exemplary student, dedicated, earnest and trains hard while always maintaining a gentle and humble demeanor.

Qinglin He (age 29) started training with about 2 years ago as a 4th kyu from the Goju style in Hong Kong.  He converted to the Shotokan style, learned the kata’s and worked his way to Shodan at West LA Karate.

He earned a PhD from the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology and came to UCLA as a post-doctoral fellow three years ago and trained at the UCLA karate club.

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