|Instructor Name:TIFFANY BROOKS|
Tiffany Brooks holds a 2nd Degree Black Belt in the Okinawan Shorin-Ryu style of Karate. She has been practicing Karate since the age of 5 at Murray's Okinawan Karate under the instruction of her father, Hanshi Clarence P. Murray. Tiffany has studied Karate for over 20 years and has participated in tournaments from 1990 to 2001 and has won over 100 trophies, plaques and medals, both locally and on the national level. Tiffany was the Promoter Plus 1997/1998, 1998/1999, 1999/2000 and 2000/2001 Maryland State Female Champion in the 13-17 age group for Kata and Kumite.
Tiffany's 1st place wins include the Atlantic City Promoters Plus 1998, 1999 and 2000 Karate Championships, the 1997 and 2001Capitol Classics (National Tournament), the 1998 Eastern Regional Karate Championships, the 1998 & 1999 JW Fall Karate Classics, and the 1998, 1999 Tide Water Karate/Kung-Fu Classics. Tiffany captured 1st place and the Grand Championship in the sparring division against her male counterpart at Everhart's Tri-State Karate and Kung-Fu Championship in 1998, 1999 and 2000. In 1999 and 2001, Tiffany placed 1st at Welch's Open Karate Championships, 1999 Montez Dennis Virginia Tide Water Karate Championships and Ozzie Wright's Pro Am Martial Arts Championships, Howard Moore's 2000 Karate/Kung-fu Championship, and 1st place and Grand Championship wins at the All Female Unity Open Karate Tournament in October, 2000. Second place wins in include John Chung's SideKick International Martial Arts Championship and Dennis Brown's Capitol Classics (National Tournament).
Tiffany teaches at the Sports & Learning Complex for Murray's Okinawan Karate. She is an Electrical Engineering graduate and also holds a MBA.
Tiffany also trains in Karate weaponry (Kobudo). She has studied the Okinawan Bo/Staff, Sai, Nunchucks and Kama. Tiffany has appeared on cable television and has participated in several karate demonstrations including the Black Family Reunion since the age of six.