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Caroline Vance, winning the fight against autism and uterine cancer with martial arts

Caroline Vance, winning the fight against autism and uterine cancer with martial arts – TylerPaper.com

Caroline Vance refuses to tap out. When the 26-year-old steps on the mats at Ethos Jiu-Jitsu and Martial Arts in Tyler, not only does she train to punch, kick and take-down an opponent, she grapples with two other competitors that she refuses surrender when they try to take her down.

Chattanooga man will be first American with autism to compete at World Karate Championships

Chattanooga man will be first American with autism to compete at World Karate Championships

Ryan Rogers is the first person from Chattanooga to qualify for the World Karate Championships, and he’ll be the first American with autism to compete. Rogers qualified in July for the World Karate Championships by winning silver in the disabled Kata division and he’ll be one of the first athletes to compete on the para karate team.

Martial Arts – The Autistic VoiceMARTIAL ARTS HELP CHILDREN WITH ASPERGER SYNDROME Sandra Beale-Ellis, 2008 My interest in Autism, and in particular, Asperger’s Syndrome started many years ago, when a parent of a karate student, told me her son had been diagnosed with Asperger’s. My initial reaction was ignorance and following that class I read as much as I could on Asperger’s.

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Martial arts instructor, 80, has black belt, still kicking – April 02, 2015Dressed in a red uniform in a Lenexa, Kan., martial arts studio, Helen Dugan puts an opponent 73 years her junior in a chokehold, then throws him to the mat. Moving like a woman half her age, she pounces on top of him, pinning his arms.

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