Two South Canterbury karate enthusiasts showed age is no barrier as they passed their gradings in Auckland. Pauline Jackson, 59, and Neil Culling, 47, have been involved in karate for years and were overwhelmed to have made it to sandan, the third rank of 10 in black belts.
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Mack teaches kenpo karate through his nonprofit organization, Universal Martial Arts Academy and Training Center, at Legacy Fitness & Gym in Denton. He keeps his classes inexpensive, he said, so that students won’t be priced out of learning. He doesn’t charge his students to take belt tests.
ED CZERWINSKI was a young soldier fighting for his country in Vietnam in 1970 when he stepped on the landmine that almost ended his life. “A mine has shrapnel, like a grenade, and it just blows flesh away,” Mr Czerwinski, now 70, of Torrens Park, says.
LOUDON COUNTY – The program started a year ago by the owner of TTJC Karate and Loudon County Deputy Daniel Ferguson. Their main goal? To teach disadvantaged kids for free. The Lenoir City Isshinryu Academy is the new location. It’s three times the size of its older studio– all the more space to benefit more students.