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Karate-Do Kyohan: The Master Text

For many years I searched and searched for this book. This was before the divine moment I discovered that I can buy books on Amazon. I went to bookstore after bookstore looking for this, the master text of Shotokan kata. 588 more words

Daily Musings

The Crane on a Rock

The dimming light of evening danced through the streaks of white that trailed behind the bird’s wings.  Silhouetted by the vibrant orange sun finding rest on the horizon, the white crane filled its wings with air.  463 more words


Free Karate and Self-Defence Workshops

Leslieville Karate School is hosting a series of free workshops about karate and self-defence.

The purpose of these classes are to introduce what karate is, how to train, and how it works as self-defence knowledge. 208 more words


Karate is an Aid to Justice

Of all tyrannies, a tyranny exercised for the good of its victims may be the most oppressive. It may be better to live under robber barons than under omnipotent moral busybodies. 1,884 more words


Before fight

Karate Champion. Namur 2014, Belgium

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New Children's Beginner Group

Classes begin Tuesday March 24th.

Trial programs include a month of Tuesday classes and free uniform for only $50.

Classes times are 4:30pm for students ages 5-8yrs and 6pm for students 8-13yrs. 76 more words


Karate Philosophy Corner:

Coming Full Circle

Disclaimer: despite the fact that I don’t perceive Karate to be a sport, I do understand that it is a recognised sport that is trying to achieve Olympic status. 766 more words