More than 650 martial arts competitors, including teams from Bermuda, Russia, and Kazakhstan, vied for titles at the World Cup Finals at the Sheraton Reston hotel last month. The nZone’s American Karate competitors pose with their trophies. They are, from left, Hiroki Cook (1st Form, 3rd Point Sparring, 3rd Weapon), Brandon Facks (1st Point Sparring), Coach Neil Ehrlich, Jake Ehrlich (Grand Champion Weapon, 1st Weapon, 2nd Form, 2nd Point Sparring, 2nd Continuous Sparring). Not in picture: Dan Richardson (2nd Form), Claire Spina (1st Point Sparring), James Wilson (1st Continuous Sparring). For more information visit www.thenZone.com.