TOKYO (AP) — The final bout of karate’s Olympic debut seemed to have everything that makes combat sports so fascinating, right down to an incredible ending that should have made fans hungry for more of a martial art fighting for a place on future Olympic programs. Instead, the gold medal match in men’s over-75 kilogram […]
Karate is fun and a good sport to participate in because it keeps you fit. At karate, we learn to put maximum effort in all endeavours, be humble and kind, and not to whine.
I’ve been practicing karate for 22 years and fell in love with the sport the moment I took my first class. Since starting karate, I have been a member of the BC Provincial team, and the National team representing Canada internationally. Since retiring from competition, I have shifted my attention to coaching full time and found it to be an extremely satisfying and rewarding experience.
TOKYO (AP) — The Tokyo Olympics are introducing four new sports — skateboarding, surfing, karate and sport climbing. Each traveled its own unique path to the Games. Here, at a glance, from Associated Press journalists covering each sport, are the tales of how these sports reached Tokyo and what to watch for in each. ___ […]
If you tell yourself you can’t do something, you have given up before even trying. Teagen’s favorite part about Karate is how it strengthens his body and mind, and how Karate isn’t really a common sport.
Martial arts practitioners around the globe have an extra reason to celebrate the Olympic games this summer. After a year unlike any other, the postponed Tokyo 2020 Olympics will finally begin July 23rd, 2021, and for the first time ever, the popular sport of Karate will be in the competition.
RENO, Nev. — Even in the midst of a pandemic, 5-year-old William Wieczorek has continued his focus in karate and just earned his brown belt from Dojo Reno — his local, south Reno studio. “He’s a really good kid – that’s the best part,” shared his mom, Emily. William loves training and is shooting for […]
New gal in town Kate Cowan, 28, is putting her lifelong training to work as a local karate professional.