Fresno karate tournament brings martial artists from out of state

January 26, 2013 12:00:00 AM PST
A karate tournament in Fresno drew martial artists from around the state.

Bell's Kenpo Karate held its third annual tournament at Rio Vista Middle School today.

Organizers said it's Fresno's largest martial arts event.

Kenpo karate is taught as a form of self-defense that's known for its speed and power.

Instructors say it gives students both skills and self-esteem.