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How to be motivated

In this day and age, it is all too easy to lose motivation and take the easy route out. But is that truly what will get you to your rewards? Is that what will help you achieve your black belt?

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Motion Sickness

Hello Everyone! Today I shall talk about motion sickness (not like, going on a boat and well, throwing up or anything).

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Why do you do knuckle push-ups in karate?

Knuckle Push ups are good because they help your knuckles get stronger. Drinking milk would also help to make your bones stronger and your punches would be stronger too. Knuckle push ups also help you make the skin on your … Continue reading

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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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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 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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