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    Day one of Karate ends with stellar victories from veteran fighters
    Day one of Karate ended with disappointment for Canada, redemption for Brazil and a repeat for the Dominicans. Brazil’s Valeria Kumizaki, and Douglas Brose took home gold in the men’s 60kg and the women’s 55kg while Ana...
  • Dougie
    Karate semifinals set at Pan Am Games
    The stage was set for three weight divisions of womens and men’s karate where the host country had two ladies into the semifinals at Missasauga Sports Centre Thursday. Joining them would be American Brandis Miyazaki and three Brazilian...
  • Cincinnati Police Officer Sonny Kim laid to rest today
    Cincinnati Police officer Sonny Kim laid to rest today
    Cincinnati Police laid one of their finest to rest today. Officer Sonny Kim, had spent 27 years with the Cincinnati Police department before his untimely death last Friday. After dispatchers received a call about an armed man, officer Sonny Kim...
  • Sophia in ten years ...
    Sophia
    It was another long week. I always push myself in my workouts and on the job, with the hope that I’ll be able to decompress, during the weekend. It’s not entirely an exercise in survival, however. I try to exercise regularly and to eat...
  • Karate kick at sunrise
    'My grandma's a ninja' book review
    "My Grandma's a Ninja" by Todd Tarpley and illustrated by Danny Chatzikonstantinou is a awesome book about a little boy named Ethan who has a grandma who is a ninja. One would think this is the coolest thing ever. She is the perfect...
  • Martial arts and depression
    Beating depression with martial arts training
    There have been a growing trend of stories in the news lately about the overwhelming number of people suffering from feelings of loneliness and depression, largely among the younger generation. These issues are also very common in seniors and as...
  • The 26th Annual Gainesville Challenge
    Gainesville open martial arts tournament gets underway
    The 26th Annual Gainesville Challenge just kicked off this morning at the Lincoln Middle School in Gainesville, Florida. Registration for the Open Martial Arts Tournament began at 8 a.m. as the annual event started to unfold; the ‘Challenge...
  • Tri-Valley Karate Dojo
    Tri-Valley Karate kicks off New Year
    Tri-Valley Karateis commencing its third year in the East Bay community of Pleasanton, CA, and owner/head instructor Sanjit Mandalhas been busy welcoming an enthusiastic influx of new students to kick off the New Year. The East Bay location has...
  • ‘The Carbonaro Effect’ ’Might Be Trippin’’ on Tru-TV
    ‘The Carbonaro Effect’ ’Might Be Trippin’’ on Tru-TV
    On last night’s Tru-TV episode of “The Carbonaro Effect,” titled “Might Be Trippin’," comedian and magician Michael Carbonaro, puzzles everyone with his tricks and has spectators shaking their heads in amazement...
  • Not quite what my Sensei's dojo looks like, ...
    Teaching class, ...
    I was left in charge of the dojo for a few days, as the Sensei was going to be out of town to attend to some other business. I normally don’t get to exercise as much as I normally would, since the class is full of little children (and they...
  • Empty Hand The Real Karate Kids
    Follow the journey of these young martial artists in The Real Karate Kids
    Documentaries are a tricky genre as just about anyone can make them, but if you don’t have an interesting subject matter or inventive approach then people just won’t care. Some documentaries focus on a specific audience making it a bit...
  • Karate for health
    Karate kicks your health into high gear
    As martial arts studios start popping up like pizza chains in our East Bay strip malls, many of today's "soccer moms" find themselves transforming into "Karate moms" as they tote their gi-doned kids to class. But these...
  • Three young folks jogging on the beach
    New twist
    I love to run. I enjoy most types of exercise, but I truly enjoy going out for a quick jog. It clears my head, and affirms within me, an almost primal sense of being one with the outdoors.I’ve been outside for an occasional run, over the...
  • Awesome Internationals 2014
    Save the date for the Awesome Internationals martial arts tournament: 11/2/14
    Don't miss the Awesome Internationals martial arts event to be held on November 2, 1014. Presented by Gerald Dawson, event coordinators are Tom Bashta Sr, and Tom Bashta Jr. The competition will take place at the Best Western Plus Hotel and...
  • Kihon
    First trip back to the dojo
    I had not worked out at the dojo for a few months, since my motorcycle incident. I’d stopped by a few times to touch base with the Sensei and my buddies, and the kids got a kick out of signing my cast, but actually suiting up and exercising...
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