Author Archives: Sensei Keeling

Minecraft Competition Results

As we are doing “virtual Karate training,” the timing seemed right to have another one of these competitions. We had quite a few great submissions for our latest Minecraft competition. The objective was to create a Karate-themed image. Students interpreted this a variety of ways. Third Place: Nice work, Aaron! Second Place: This was a […]

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Current Kata for Saturday Classes: Jiin

We are now studying Jiin (慈陰) in our Saturday classes. You can see a very good example of JKA’s Ogura Sensei doing the kata here. Quite similar to last month’s kata, Jion, Jitte features relatively basic techniques and stepping patterns. In fact, it is believed that the reason it was dropped from the official JKA […]

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A Little Exercise?

Ready to be impressed? Our dojo is known for taking on challenges most people cannot even imagine. And January’s Exercise Challenge was no exception to being exceptional! Quite a few of us worked up to over 100 push-ups + 100 sit-ups in a day, for multiple days in a row. Top finishers, with their max […]

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