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Having some fun training at the Meriden Martial Arts Club. What do you think of our drills?
To celebrate this year’s games we had some fun training. All events were meant to improve martial arts skills and included sanchin-style shot put, hammer throw, 40-yard dash, gymnastics, taekwondo on pads, “wrestling” (bjj with pins), and judo. Hopefully next … Continue reading
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!
It’s been nearly three years in the making, but the children’s book I wrote in collaboration with local artist and illustrator Marissa Dziedzic is finally here! It is published on Lulu.com and is available in electronic and print versions. Here’s the … 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