Monthly Archives: January 2011

Why do you bow so much in Karate class?

This is of course a question: Why do you bow a lot in karate class? In this article I will answer that very question.

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What I learnt at karate

It was a plain day when our dad dropped us at the dojo. We took off our shoes and socks, bowed and entered.

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My fifth karate lesson

Are you enjoying karate? Well I am. I learnt a Kata and a new kick today.  When you spar, it is a good idea to keep your hands up as in hands at your shoulder and face level.

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What to watch out for when you are sparring

Okay, so today, there are some things you should watch out for when you are sparring:

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My White Belt

I got my white belt today, and my uniform. Today I reckon you should remember these sentences.

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How to count from one to ten in Japanese

At some stage in your early karate career, you will need to learn how to count from one to ten in Japanese.  In this article I will share with you how to do so. I will also reveal the secret … Continue reading

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My Third Lesson

Guess what readers, Well, I was accepted today. I’m getting my uniform in the next lesson, it’s so expensive, but it’s probably worth it, I don’t want to be the odd one out again. Anyway, today I tried my hardest … Continue reading

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My First Karate Lesson

It was a cool Wednesday evening when my dad dropped me and my older sister at the karate school hall (dojo). The sensei greeted us and told us what we needed to do every time before we entered the dojo.

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My Second Karate Lesson

It was a sunny Saturday morning when we rushed into the car and drove up to the dojo. We got to the dojo and took off our shoes. We bowed and entered. This time, we knew what we had to … Continue reading

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My First Karate Lesson

It was a pleasant, cool evening in Sydney.  My dad had dropped me and my younger sister off at the karate school (the ‘dojo’ ).  This was to be a trial lesson for me and my sister, as we had … Continue reading

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