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Linda CA
Linda has studied the arts of Tai Chi & Qigong for over 27 years. She has taught in community... More
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Eric S. Dye My education took place at Ohio State University, Ohio Dominican College,... More

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Karate or Karate-Kobudo? by John V. Patient Expert bother with kobudo? Given the vast catalogue of karate techniques one must master... something that needs to be hyphenated with karate, a practical form of self-defense. Okinawan karate by default...
Life Lessons I Have Learned From Karate by Charlotte H. Patient Expert Karate surprised me. As you may recall, I informed Sensei Don at the beginning of the Experiment that I was less interested in the mental aspects of Karate and more interested in the killing people. He was kind...
Why Did You Start Learning Karate? by Michele A. Patient Expert There are so many reasons to start karate. I have heard several: self-defense, self-esteem.... When I ask a new student, why they are taking karate the most common answer is self-defense. I am often asked...
A Dose of Karate Medicine by Michele A. Patient Expert I went to karate class this morning. Actually, I needed to go to karate class this morning.... When I first started taking karate my husband was a brown belt. He was in the advanced classes...
Where did the karate go? by Karrie L. Patient Expert in karate. My last class was given the week before Christmas (happy holidays, everyone! Hope... been having a great time at the gym. Even though my karate training is on hold I'm still staying strong and loving...
Karate Kid Part II by Martin Patient Expert I wasn’t cut out to be the Midland’s answer to the Karate Kid. When I was about 14 or 15 I joined a local karate club. Naively I had assumed karate was all about flying ninja kicks and screaming...
First Karate Uniform by Michele A. Patient Expert the student and/or parents to experience a typical karate class. We want parents to meet the instructors... have a specific size in stock. Last night, I handed out three new karate uniforms. There is something special...
Happiness Is.... (Karate Version) by Michele A. Patient Expert Happiness is selecting new karate weapons. Happiness is having an instant cold pack... is great training partners...past and present. Happiness is seeing people from my karate past...
Should Karate Class Be Fun? by Michele A. Patient Expert Every so often the topic of karate class and fun is discussed among the black belt in the dojo... intro lesson to an 8 year old girl. It was the girl’s idea to take karate lessons. In my experience...
Karate Point Fighting by John V. Patient Expert In traditional karate bouts a point system is used to determine the winner. There are numerous ways for scoring point-matches in karate. A point (ippon) is called when the referee sees what s...

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