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Being a Nail to Become a Hammer

Everyone is prepared to win. To accept victory. To hold the Trophy. 

Not everyone has wrapped their brain around being…….well……just plain whooped. 

It takes the right frame of mind to accept that today was not your day, that no mistakes were made in the judging, no excuses can explain away, no amount of denial will erase the fact that today you were the nail, and someone else was the hammer. 319 more words

Eastern Shotokan Karate Association squad head for World Championships in Serbia

The Eastern Shotokan Karate Association squad heading to Serbia for the 23rd SKDUN World Shotokan Karate Championships. Pictured, back row from left, are squad coach Jason Hitchings, Matthew Potter , Elliot Dronfield , Patrick Matthews , Joshua Spruce , Bailey Green , Nathan Bond ; Max Clay , Alex Loombe , Molly Lambert , Blake Spencer , Teigan Forster , Shannon Marment , Max Threadwell ; Jadzia Molloy , Udon Leathersich , Arwen Stewart , Luca Occhionero and Reegan Green . 10 more words

David Lader

Karate, No Kidding: Can It Kick Its Way into 2020?

When I was growing up in the US, it seemed like all the martial arts were perceived to be this polymorphous Asian judo/karate/kung fu sport that looked really cool on the big screen. 418 more words

Tokyo 2020

Doudle's dedication rewarded by achievement of others

Timaru’s Mark Doudle never expected to be a karate instructor for 20 years after a nervous start into the lifestyle sport. His passion that keeps him coming back year after year is about seeing young people leave the dojo better people. 10 more words

David Lader

Honor your Practice

As a martial arts practitioner, you should devote your all to keep humble, be respectful and stay focused; to keep the proper attitude at all times. 75 more words


Albert Tumenov Emerging As One To Watch In UFC Welterweight Division

Albert Tumenov has seen his stock rise in a major way after what proved a blistering effort at UFC 192. The Russian striker secured a Performance of the Night bonus in Houston after blasting out Alan Jouban in the first-round. 10 more words

David Lader

175-member UAE squad to participate in second GCC Games

A 175-member UAE squad will leave for Dammam next week to participate in the Second GCC Games in the eastern Saudi Arabian city from October 15-26. 33 more words

David Lader