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Warrior of Peace

Yesterday morning while I was driving to work I learned of the death of a Cincinnati police officer who was killed in the line of duty. 1,193 more words


Apply the way of karate to all things therein lies its beauty.

The liar, the fraud, the leader of many, the friendly

Can, will strike with ippon which can be deadly; 47 more words


Harnessing Hip Power for Effective Technique

One of the challenges faced by most karateka is developing powerful technique. The obvious solution, as most karateka will know: Use the hips!

How then should the hips be used? 299 more words


Welcome to Karateshotokan1

Welcome to my new blog page, Karateshotokan1. This will be the club based blog for The Southern Shotokan Karate Association Bracknell.
I know you will have probably have seen my Facebook page, this will be a slightly more formal set up with more formal page with more teaching, demonstrations, instruction on martial arts and club news. 42 more words

AJKA-I Karate 30 years and counting!

AJKA-I Shotokan Karate Organization is about to celebrate it’s 30th Anniversary at Camp Shotokan in Doylestown, PA.  The organization, founded in 1985 and once based solely in the U.S. 293 more words



Karate Goes Beyond the Dojo

The objective of karate-do is to polish and nurture both mind and body.

Shotokan in part means pine waves.

Beyond this kata of text… 63 more words


RESPECT - What a tournament is all about.

I recently attended another karate tournament, Warwick Shotokan Karate Championships.  This event was hosted by Sensei Andrew Spivack, Warwick Shotokan Chief Instuctor, and it was the first tournament he ever hosted.  521 more words