Category Archives: Martial Arts
Although my certificate did not come in yet, my second degree promotion ceremony went ahead. We got new uniforms, took some photos, had a drink, and got started on material for third degree testing.
Andrew looks ready for a fight this morning. He looks like he is going to kick the kid making a charge at him.
We had a road trip to Penn State territory. The karate tournament was a well run affair. Andrew was a bit disappointed in not doing as well as he would like. I did well enough to win a grand champion. … Continue reading
Andrew had a belt testing today. The test was a bit of a struggle for him today, but he made it through. I hope he learns from his experience today
These are some interesting statues downstairs of my hotel.
Andrew did a nice job at the karate tournament. He managed to get first place in both kata and sparring.
We got up at 4AM to make the trek down to Trinity College in Washington DC for the karate tournament. I got there early for the tournament and took a couple of pics out front. There is a view of … Continue reading
Thanks to Mr Rivas for inviting me to work out while I am in Singapore. I worked up a good sweat. The school is done nicely. The only issue I had was punching something quite hard with my bare knuckles. … Continue reading
The black belts and uniforms arrived faster than I expected. We had a belt ceremony and took some pics. The belts and uniforms are a bit big. I hope I don’t grow into them. 🙂
Started off the day by dropping by the office to check on our hiring event. The team has everything under control, but I thought I can drop by since the office is on the way to the tae kwon do … Continue reading
These are various pics from my days in the Rutgers Martial Arts Club. We had a good team and we made some great memories. I am fortunate to still keep in contact with people from the team. I hope to … Continue reading
The old picture from 1980 is my first belt test at 10 years old. A few years later, I get my black belt. The second picture is from the awards banquet the same year I got my black belt. The … Continue reading
When I get back to the US, I try to get down to Tom’s for a workout or teaching. With Andrew taking classes at Tom’s, I have even more reason to get down to the school. Tom is very encouraging … Continue reading
Andrew transition fairly quickly from Tae Kwon Do to United States Black Cat Kenpo and joined this tournament. Andrew did quite well on both sparring and kata. Many thanks to Master Tom Curry for his efforts in getting Andrew ready. … Continue reading