Category Archives: Karate
Here’s a belated video of our most recent outdoor training session–a silly but somewhat strenuous evening. Let us know what you best outdoor training looks like, and if you want to join sometime check out Meriden Martial Arts Club. … Continue reading
Having some fun training at the Meriden Martial Arts Club. What do you think of our drills?
What would happen if you combined military-style PT, an adventure race, and a karate class? You would get the Meriden Martial Arts Club’s first experiment without outdoor ruck march training. We only made it out for a few hours, but we loaded up … Continue reading
Here are a few quick pics from our recent kyu test at the Meriden Martial Arts Club. Thanks to all who tested and helped out. Congrats!
A lot of people have favorite karateka: Chuck Norris, Lyoto Machida, Rex Kwon Do. But I propose a different person to look up to. Someone not exactly known for her martial arts prowess. Someone like Leslie Knope. I’ll admit my choice … Continue reading
We posted on this a long time ago as a Training Mask review. Here’s a recent workout from the Meriden Martial Arts Club featuring new and old models of the mask. After several sessions with the masks, Derek and I noted it … Continue reading
Here are some recent training videos from a workout at the the Meriden Martial Arts Club. We’re just getting started, but we have five regular members who train in Shohei-Ryu karate and Gracie Jiu-Jitsu. Take a look and let us … Continue reading
What a Great Week! Ed and Jean DeCosta hosted a training camp on August 4 through 9, 2014, in celebration of the dojo’s 40th anniversary. Congrats again to Ed and Jean, and thank you for your many years of dedication … Continue reading
If you practice Uechi-Ryu or Shohei-Ryu karate in New England you likely know that my senseis, Ed and Jean DeCosta, owners of the Okinawan Karate Dojo are hosting a training camp on August 4 through 9, 2014, in celebration of the … Continue reading
Like a million years ago (ok, last December) I announced that local artist, Marissa Dziedzic, and I wrote and illustrated a children’s book all about Shohei-Ryu karate. The title is Cranky Kenny Learns Karate, and, if you couldn’t guess, it’s all … Continue reading