I am your SENSEI…read on…

Let’s face it, teaching martial arts has changed A LOT since I opened my dojo in 1991. Over the years I have witnessed everything from old school hard training being popular all the way to people just being given black belts because they showed up and paid their tuition. I will be the first to […]

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The Kyu Rank Dilemma…

Recently I was reading a post from a friend and he had translated a rank certificate in a photo from Japan. In his translation the certificate read “12th Kyu” and he seemed a little perplexed by this, which most traditional Karate people would be since there are typically only 10 Kyu (lower than black belt […]

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