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The following records were established during USBA/WBA sanctioned or recognized events, by USBA/WBA members, during actual competition. These records are up to date according to our documentation. If you feel that any of these records are in error or should be updated please contact the USBA.

Most Concrete Patio Blocks Broken by Hand

Description : 2”x8”x16” cement patio slabs (cap blocks), 1 station, 1 strike, carpenter pencil spacers.
Recognized by the US Breaking Association/World Breaking Association.

Heavyweight  
Current:
Ronald Sullivan- 11 blocks- Orlando, FL (US Open World Martial Arts Championships) - July 3, 2009.
Previous:
  1. John Doyle - 10 blocks - Fairfield, CT (North American Breaking Championships) - June 6, 2009.
  2. Larry Fields - 10 blocks - Uncasville, CT (New England Regional Breaking Championships) - August 3, 2008.
  3. Robert Raniolo- 10 blocks- Uncasville, CT (New England Regional Breaking Championships)- August 3, 2008.
  4. John Doyle - 8 blocks - Columbus, OH (Arnold Martial Arts Festival) - March 1, 2008.
  5. Gary Reho - 8 blocks - Orlando, FL (US Open World Martial Arts Championships) - July 1, 2006.
  6. Zachary Tepe - 8 blocks - Orlando, FL (US Open World Martial Arts Championships) - July 1, 2006.
  7. Larry Fields - 8 blocks - Columbus, OH (Arnold Martial Arts Festival) - March 6, 2005.
Lightweight  
Current:
Fernando Camereno - 8 blocks - Columbus, OH (Arnold Martial Arts Festival) - March 4, 2006.

Most Concrete Patio Blocks Broken by Elbow

Description : 2”x8”x16” cement patio slabs (cap blocks), 1 station, 1 strike, carpenter pencil spacers.
Recognized by the US Breaking Association/World Breaking Association.

Heavyweight  
Current:
  1. Mike Reho - 17 blocks - Fairfield, CT (North American Breaking Championships) - June 6, 2009.
  2. Vincent Milo - 17 blocks - Uncasville, CT (New England Regional Breaking Championships) - August 3, 2008.
Previous:
  1. Colin Thompson - 16 blocks - Orlando, FL (US Open World Martial Arts Champ.) - July 3, 2004.
  2. Drew Serrano - 16 blocks - Orlando, FL (US Open World Martial Arts Champ.) - July 3, 2004.
Lightweight  
Current: Raphael Velez - 16 blocks - Uncasville, CT (New England Regional Breaking Championships) - August 3, 2008.
Previous: Peter DeMarco- 15 blocks- Orlando, FL (US Open World Martial Arts Championships) - July 1, 2006.


Most Concrete Patio Blocks Broken by Foot

Description : 2”x8”x16” cement patio slabs (cap blocks), 1 station, 1 strike, carpenter pencil spacers.
Recognized by the US Breaking Association/World Breaking Association.

Heavyweight  
Current:
  1. Belo Rangel- 15 blocks- Abilene, Texas (Wild Wild West Karate Championships)- April 27, 2012.
Previous:




  1. John Zurisk- 14 blocks – Sugar Land, TX, (USBA TKO Breaking Championships) – Nov. 12, 2011.
  2. Ronald Sullivan - 14 blocks - Orlando, FL (US Open World Martial Arts Championships) - July 10, 2010.
  3. John Doyle - 14 blocks - Fairfield, CT (North American Breaking Championships) - June 6, 2009.
  4. Ronald Sullivan - 13 blocks - Uncasville, CT (New England Regional Breaking Championships) - August 3, 2008.
  5. Gary Reho- 12 blocks- Orlando, FL (US Open World Martial Arts Championships) - July 1, 2006.
  6. Ronald Sullivan- 12 blocks- Columbus, OH (The Arnold Martial Arts Festival) - March 6, 2005.
Lightweight  
Current: Gary Reho - 14 blocks - Fairfield, CT (North American Breaking Championships) - June 6, 2009.
Previous:
  1. Jonathan Hardwicke - 12 blocks - Uncasville, CT (New England Regional Breaking Championships) - August 3, 2008.
  2. Gary Reho - 11 blocks - Uncasville, CT (New England Regional Breaking Championships) - August 3, 2008.
  3. Doug Job- 10 blocks- Orlando, FL (US Open World Martial Arts Championships) - June 30, 2006.


Most 1" Boards Broken By Hand- Spaced

Description : 1"X10"X12", 1 station, 1 strike, carpenter pencil spacers.
Recognized by the US Breaking Association/World Breaking Association.

Heavyweight  
Current:
Michael Reho- 16 Boards- Columbus, OH (Arnold Martial Arts Festival) - March 7, 2009.
Previous:
  1. John Zurisk- 15 Boards- Hamden, CT (USBA Nutmeg State Nationals Breaking Championships) - July 6, 2007.
  2. Michael Reho- 15 Boards- Orlando, FL (US Open World Martial Arts Championships) - July 6, 2007.
Lightweight  
Current:
  1. Seth Britton - 14 boards- Fairfield, CT (North American Breaking Championships) - June 7, 2014.
  2. John Smith - 14 boards- Fairfield, CT (North American Breaking Championships) - June 7, 2014.
  3. Seth Britton - 14 boards- Abilene, TX (USBA Wild Wild West Breaking Championships) - April 19-20, 2013.
  4. Tony Melo - 14 boards - Fairfield, CT (North American Breaking Championships) - June 5, 2010.
  5. Tony Melo - 14 boards - Fairfield, CT (North American Breaking Championships) - June 6, 2009.
Previous:
  1. Todd Hutchinson - 13 boards- New York, NY (Twin Towers Classic)- September 6, 2008.
  2. Justin Miklavzina - 12 boards - Uncasville, CT (New England Regional Breaking Championships) - August 3, 2008.
  3. Wesley LeWallen- 12 boards- Columbus, OH (Arnold Martial Arts Festival)- March 1, 2008.
  4. Andrew Bleier- 12 Boards- Columbus, OH (The Arnold Martial Arts Festival) - March 6, 2005.


Most 1" Boards Broken By Hand- Non-Spaced

Description : 1"X10"X12", 1 station, 1 strike, no spacers.
Recognized by the US Breaking Association/World Breaking Association.

Heavyweight  
Current:

  1. Paul Hickey- 8 boards- Michigan City, IN (Indiana Regional Breaking Championships)- October 6, 2012.
  2. Joseph Stewart- 8 boards- Blakely, PA (Keystone State Breaking Championships) – May 5, 2012.
  3. John Zurisk- 8 boards- Blakely, PA (PA State Breaking Championships) - May 15, 2010.
Previous:
Marc Ostrowski- 4 Boards- Blakely, PA (PA State Breaking Championships) - April 18, 2009.
Lightweight  
Current: Seth Britton- 9 Boards- Michigan City, IN (Indiana Regional Breaking Championships)- October 6, 2012,
Previous:
  1. Seth Britton- 8 boards- National Harbor, MD (Capital Classics)- August 6, 2011.
  2. James Reandeau- 7 Boards- Blakely, PA (PA State Breaking Championships) - April 18, 2009.


Most 1" Boards Broken By Hand- Double

Description : 1"X10"X12", 1 station, 1 strike, carpenter pencil spacers.
Recognized by the US Breaking Association/World Breaking Association.

Heavyweight  
Current:   Paul Hickey - 21 boards - Michigan City, IN (North Central Regionals) - September 10th, 2016.
Previous:  
  1. John Zurisk - 20 boards - Scott Township, PA (Keystone State Breaking Championships) - March 5, 2016.
  2. Paul Hickey - 20 boards - Port Hope, Ontario (WBA Ontario Breaking Championships) - May 7th, 2016.
Lightweight  
Current: Todd Smelt - 18 boards - Port Hope, Ontario (WBA Ontario Breaking Championships) - May 7th, 2016.
Previous: Todd Smelt - 14 boards - Scott Township, PA (Keystone State Breaking Championships) - March 5, 2016.

Most 1" Boards Broken By Elbow- Spaced

Description : 1"X10"X12", 1 station, 1 strike, carpenter pencil spacers.
Recognized by the US Breaking Association/World Breaking Association.

Heavyweight  
Current:
  1. John Zurisk - 19 boards - Blakely, PA (Keystone State Breaking Championships) March 21st, 2015.
  2. John Zurisk- 19 boards- Wilkes-Barre, PA (GMA Open Breaking Championships) - April 30, 2011.
  3. John Zurisk- 19 Boards- Battle Creek, MI (8th Triennial HapKiDo World Championships) - August 7, 2010.
Previous:
  1. John Zurisk- 18 Boards- Columbus, OH (Arnold Martial Arts Festival) - March 6, 2010.
  2. John Zurisk- 17 boards- Orlando, FL (US Open Martial Arts World Champ.)- July 3, 2009.
  3. John Zurisk- 16 boards- Columbus, OH (Arnold Martial Arts Festival) - March 7, 2009.
  4. John Zurisk- 14 boards- Orlando, FL (US Open Martial Arts World Champ.)- July 4, 2008.
  5. John Zurisk- 13 boards- Columbus, OH (Arnold Martial Arts Festival)- March 1, 2008.
Lightweight  
Current:
  1. Il Shin - 17 boards - Glastonbury, CT (Hall of Fame) November 8th, 2015.
Previous:
  1. Nicklaus Palmer - 17 boards - Orlando, FL (US Open) July 3-4, 2015.
  2. John Smith - 16 boards - Albany, NY (USBA Northeastern Regional Breaking Championships) - August 16th, 2014.
  3. Joseph Stewart- 16 boards- Blakely, PA (Keystone State Breaking Championships) – May 5, 2012.
  4. Joseph Stewart- 14 boards- Atlantic City, NJ (MMA and Sports Expo) - October 22, 2011.
  5. Seth Britton- 14 boards- Columbus, OH (Arnold Martial Arts Festival) - March 7, 2009.
  6. Joshua Sullivan- 13 boards- New York, NY (Twin Towers Classic)- September 6, 2008.
  7. Wesley LeWallen- 12 boards- Columbus, OH (Arnold Martial Arts Festival)- March 1, 2008.


Most 1" Boards Broken By Elbow- Non-Spaced

Description : 1"X10"X12", 1 station, 1 strike, no spacers.
Recognized by the US Breaking Association/World Breaking Association.

Heavyweight  
Current:

  1. Paul Hickey- 10 boards- National Harbor, MD (Capital Classics)- August 6, 2011.
  2. Henry Eggelton- 10 boards- Wilkes-Barre, PA (GMA Open Breaking Championships) - April 30, 2011.
Previous:
  1. John Zurisk- 9 Boards- Blakely, PA (PA State Breaking Championships) - May 15, 2010.
  2. Paul Hickey- 8 boards- Blakely, PA (PA State Breaking Championships) - May 15, 2010.
  3. John Zurisk- 7 Boards- Blakely, PA (PA State Breaking Championships) - April 18, 2009.
Lightweight  
Current:
Seth Britton- 10 boards- Michigan City, IN (Indiana Regional Breaking Championships)- October 6, 2012.
Previous: Seth Britton- 9 Boards- Blakely, PA (PA State Breaking Championships) - April 18, 2009.


Most 1" Boards Broken By Foot- Spaced- Stomp

Description : 1"X10"X12", 1 station, 1 strike, carpenter pencil spacers.
Recognized by the US Breaking Association/World Breaking Association.

Heavyweight  
Current:

Jonathan Schnepp - 18 boards - Wallingford, CT (Hall of Fame) - November 6th, 2016.
Previous:
  1. Jon Nepsha - 17 boards - Michigan City, IN (Indiana Regional Breaking Championships) - September 5, 2015.
  2. Jonathan Schnepp - 17 boards - Port Hope, Ontario (WBA Ontario Breaking Championships) - May 7th, 2016.
  3. Michael Mannino - 16 boards - Michigan City, IN (Indiana Regional Breaking Championships) - September 14, 2013.
  4. Sean Beaty - 15 boards- Abilene, TX (USBA Wild Wild West Breaking Championships) - April 19-20, 2013.
  5. John Zurisk- 13 boards- Hamden, CT (USBA Nutmeg State Nationals Breaking Championships)- October 21, 2012.
  6. Paul Hickey- 12 boards- Michigan City, IN (Indiana Regional Breaking Championships)- October 6, 2012.
  7. Josh Dommer- 12 boards- Michigan City, IN (Indiana Regional Breaking Championships)- October 6, 2012.
  8. James Mashburn- 12 boards- Duncanville, Texas (USBA Texas Karate Heatwave Breaking Championships)- February 25, 2012 (*).
  9. Paul Hickey-11 boards- National Harbor, MD (Capital Classics) - August 3-4, 2012.
  10. Joel Scism- 11 boards- Brooklyn, NY (USBA KDJR Invitational Breaking Championships)- May 20, 2012.
  11. Don Chandler- 11 boards- Duncanville, Texas (USBA Texas Karate Heatwave Breaking Championships)- February 25, 2012.
  12. Paul Hickey- 11 boards- Atlantic City, NJ (MMA and Sports Expo) - October 22, 2011.
  13. Paul Hickey- 10 boards- National Harbor, MD (Capital Classics) - August 6, 2011.
  14. Josh Blair- 8 Boards- Brooklyn, NY (USBA KDJR Breaking Championships) - May 22, 2011.

* - Late Posting

Lightweight  
Current: Troy Daniels - 17 boards - Galveston, TX (TKO State Championships) - November 9, 2013.
Previous:
  1. Kenneth Goodrich- 15 boards- Norwich/Montville, CT (USBA/WBA Hall of Fame Awards Banquet and Tournament) - October 26-27, 2013(*).
  2. James Trinka- 15 boards- Hamden, CT (USBA Nutmeg State Nationals Breaking Championships)- October 21, 2012.
  3. Joseph Stewart- 14 boards- Atlantic City, NJ (MMA and Sports Expo) - October 22, 2011.

* - Late Posting



Most 1" Boards Broken By Foot- Non-Spaced- Stomp

Description : 1"X10"X12", 1 station, 1 strike, no spacers.
Recognized by the US Breaking Association/World Breaking Association.

Heavyweight  
Current: John Zurisk- 12 Boards- Wilkes-Barre, PA (GMA Open Breaking Championships) - April 30, 2011.
Previous:
  1. Michael Cusack - 11 boards- Orlando, FL (USBA Florida Fall Regional Breaking Championships) – October 18, 2014.
  2. Paul Hickey- 11 boards- Atlantic City, NJ (MMA and Sports Expo)- October 22, 2011.
  3. Paul Hickey- 10 boards- National Harbor, MD (Capital Classics) - August 6, 2011.
  4. Josh Blair- 8 Boards- Brooklyn, NY (USBA KDJR Breaking Championships) - May 22, 2011.
Lightweight  
Current:
  1. Michael Cusack - 11 boards- Orlando,FL (USBA Florida Regional Breaking Championships) - May 31, 2014.
Previous:
  1. Ken Goodrich - 10 boards- Blakely, PA (Keystone State Breaking Championships) - March 8, 2014.
  2. Benjamin Fields- 9 boards- Fairfield, CT (USBA/WBA and ISKA North American Breaking Championships) - June 8, 2013.
  3. Benjamin Fields- 9 boards- Blakely, PA (Keystone State Breaking Championships) - May 11, 2013.
  4. Benjamin Fields- 8 boards- Fairfield, CT (USBA/WBA and ISKA North American Breaking Championships)- June 9,2012.


Most 1" Boards Broken By Foot- Using Machine

Description : 1"X10"X12", 1 station, 1 strike, No Spacers, Boards held in machine.
Recognized by the US Breaking Association/World Breaking Association.

Heavyweight  
Current:
Sean Anderson - 12 boards- Fairfield, CT (USBA/WBA and ISKA North American Breaking Championships)- June 7, 2014.
Previous:
  1. John Zurisk- 10 boards- Fairfield, CT (USBA/WBA and ISKA North American Breaking Championships)- June 9, 2012.
  2. John Zurisk- 9 Boards- Columbus, OH (Arnold Martial Arts Festival) - March 6, 2010.
  3. Joey Barbera- 9 boards- New York, NY (Twin Towers Classic)- September 6, 2008.
  4. Clinton Murphy- 8 boards- Atlantic City, NJ (Atlantic City Grand Internationals) - February 18, 2006.
Lightweight  
Current: Sean Anderson- 11 boards- Fairfield, CT (USBA/WBA and ISKA North American Breaking Championships) - June 8, 2013.
Previous:
  1. Peter Van Deusen- 10 boards- Orlando, FL (US Open World Martial Arts Championships) - July 4, 2008.
  2. Fernando Camerano- 9 Boards- Orlando, FL (US Open World Martial Arts Championships) - June 30, 2006.


Most 1" Boards Broken in 10 Seconds, Speed Board Breaking

Description : 1"X10"X12", 5 station max, 8X8X16" Max Station Size, No Spacers, 10 seconds.
Recognized by the US Breaking Association/World Breaking Association.

Current:

John Zurisk- 64 boards- Columbus, OH (Arnold Martial Arts Festival) - March 5, 2011.
Previous:
Wesley LeWallen- 53 boards- Columbus, OH (Arnold Martial Arts Festival) - March 1, 2008.


Most 1" Boards Broken in 10 Seconds, Creative Speed Board Breaking

Description : 1"X10"X12", 5 station max, No Stand or Apparatus Restriction, No Spacers, 10 seconds.
Recognized by the US Breaking Association/World Breaking Association.

Current: Wayne Hinkle- 53 boards- Orlando, FL (US Open World Martial Arts Championships) - July 3, 2009.


Long Jump Board Break

Description : 1/2"X10"X12", Short run and jump.
Recognized by the US Breaking Association/World Breaking Association.

Current: Kenneth Yates- 14 feet 5 inches- Atlantic City, NJ (The Atlantic City Grand Internationals) - February 18, 2006.


High Jump Board Break

Description : 1/2"X10"X12", Short run and jump.
Recognized by the US Breaking Association/World Breaking Association.

Current:
Mitt Lenix- 9 feet 4 inches- Orlando, FL (US Open World Martial Arts Championships) - July 1, 2006.


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