empty hand Empty Hands for Morgan FUNDRAISER EVENT 10/21/17

“Empty Hands for Morgan” Fundraiser Event at the Dojo 10/21/17 We train in Karate-Do (way of Empty Hand) to make ourselves stronger, more confident, disciplined, and respectful. We also train in this art to bring strength and aid to those in the throes of misfortune. No one needs our help more than Morgan Lee Waite. […]

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  Over this last weekend our competition team competed in the Niagara Traditional Karate Championship in Rochester. This was a Traditional Karate tournament using modified AAU rules. Students competed in Kata, Kobudo (weapons kata) and Kumite (sparring). The results are as follows: Rochester 4-9-17   Kata Kumite Kobudo Nolan silver gold Bethany gold Hailey bronze […]

CONGRATULATIONS to Hanshi Russ Jarem, who was awarded his 8th degree Black Belt this past Saturday, March 25th, at U.S. Budokai Karate Association’s 30th Anniversary Celebration dinner. Congratulations, Hanshi – your students, teachers, family and community are so proud of your accomplishment! Thank you for your 30-plus years of dedicated service to teaching the martial […]

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Submitted by Hanshi Jarem, the following is an excerpt from Living Karate – The Way to Self Mastery by Masayuki Shimabukuro Karate-Do is the art of mastering yourself. To master yourself is to identify, understand, and ultimately subdue every area of your life in which you are self-ish and embrace, develop, and enhance all those […]