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Why Leslie Knope is my Karate Idol

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

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Staring at the Walls

One of the best things I learned while studying karate as a kid was to be observant.  I don’t mean in the sense that martial arts teaches you to be aware of your surroundings or that mystical, meditative calm that … Continue reading

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