San Diego Business Journal


Sal Convento, owner and chief instructor of the United States Karate Academy, earned his second world championship competing in the senior men’s division of the World Tang Soo Do Championships. Convento led a team of seven competitors from the San Diego-based studio he founded in 2007. Convento is a third-degree black belt who previously won first place in forms, weapons and sparking at the WTSD Championships in 2002 and 2004. Also in 2004, he was men’s world champion. He is a U.S. Naval Academy graduate and naval aviator.


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