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Why Karate?
Why Karate?

Why Karate? Martial Arts is a practice that develops: Character, humility, gratitude, charity, confidence, self esteem, self control, determination, patience, temperance and a sense of obligation to pass on what is learned. No other physical discipline offers so much....

KATA
KATA

By Sensei Gavin As a student of Sensei Kimura and training amongst his high level students during my early years in Karate, I was fortunate to have a lot of good stuff rub off on me. The Dojo was infused with hundreds of years of accumulated "sweat wisdom"  from his...

Do you know what BUDO is?
Do you know what BUDO is?

With the 20th anniversary of Sensei Kimura's passing approaching I think it would be fitting to share some of the things I learned from him, and also as a result of his teachings both on the mat and off. Training and living in the Dojo was often hard psychologically,...

It’s your CHOICE!
It’s your CHOICE!

Things taught at Tenafly Shukokai Karate this week... Apart from the blocks, punches and  kicks taught at karate, there's are lots of other important lessons learned. These are often lessons that help build character, discipline, focus, creativity, patience,...

Why kids resist coming to karate class.
Why kids resist coming to karate class.

Many parents often encounter difficulty getting their kids ready to go to Karate class They find themselves confused at their child's enthusiasm when they are actually in class. "I have to fight to get them here," or "He just wants to play with his friends," are what...

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