The Karate Kid
Lexi Ly is this week's Canton-Sixes Patch Prep Athlete of the Week.
Lexi's Age: 6
Lexi's School: Liberty Elementary School
Lexi's Accomplishments: "She has been doing karate for a 1½ years and is currently going for state champion in five different divisions," said her mom, Lisa Ly. "She is ranked first in two and second in three (divisions) and has five more tournaments to compete before the outcome.
Lexi has several first-place tournament wins in weapons, form, sparring, and extreme martial arts (weapons and form). She also does hip-hop dance, basketball, soccer, baseball and gymnastics.
Lexi's Key to Awesomeness: "She focuses on karate where she trains six days a week, two hours a day, and also helps teach the “tiny tigers” one class a week," her mother said. "She is a success because she has incredible focus and confidence at such a young age. Not to mention an incredible determination to win. She also has incredible instructors at Canton South ATA, where she trains diligently."
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