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A truly wonderful and exhaustive article, if you have some time, give it a read and work on it! – https://www.tofugu.com/japanese/japanese-pronunciation/ A GUIDE TO JAPANESE PRONUNCIATION: SOUNDS, WORDS, and SENTENCES WHO KNEW GLOTTAL FRICATIVES AND VOICED ALVEOLAR NASAL STOPS COULD BE SO REWARDING? MAY 23, 2018 • 5835 WORDS WRITTEN BY KRISTEN DEXTER • ART BY AYA FRANCISCO  How do you feel about your…

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End of Karate Kids Program Summer Skills Competition, PARTY IN THE PARK, and Senior Belt Examination DAY! To RSVP, click this link! https://www.facebook.com/events/2089467884656937/ On Saturday June 2nd, Tallack Martial Arts will be hosting their annual Summer Skills Competition and Senior Belt Examination in conjunction with ‘Party in the Park’ and the end of the Karate Kids…

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An Interesting Article, give it a read! – https://www.independent.co.uk/life-style/health-and-families/healthy-living/martial-arts-physical-mental-benefits-health-exercise-tai-chi-karate-a8342756.html MARTIAL ARTS OFFERS BRAIN-BOOSTING BENEFITS FOR ALL AGES, RESEARCH FINDS Karate has been shown to improve a person’s emotional wellbeing too / Shutterstock As well as increasing physical fitness and mental health, martial arts can boost brain cognition too By: ASHLEIGH JOHNSTONE We are all aware that exercise generally…

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A video of our special guest instructor who will be teaching at the dojo this evening, 9th Dan Hanshi Seneha Shigetoshi, preforming the kata Kururunfa a few years ago. We are all looking forward to tonight’s class!  

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Hanshi Tallack found some great pictures from demonstrations of many years ago, amazing to see how much we’ve changed over the years!

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Worth a look! Already been to some of them, but others to look for when we’re back in 2020! – http://www.traveller.com.au/six-of-the-best-kyoto-temples-h0z1ft Six of the best Kyoto temples By:Brian Johnston Heian Temple in spring. Photo: Alamy Japan’s ancient capital Kyoto has tens of thousands of Buddhist temples and Shinto shrines. Here are six of the most atmospheric. FUSHIMI…

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Sounds like a delicious summer treat! Hopefully they are still there when we’re back in 2020! – https://kotaku.com/frozen-coca-cola-released-in-japan-1825286324 Frozen Coca-Cola Released In Japan By: Brian Ashcraft Photo: Coca-Cola Japan Summer is still a while away, but Coca-Cola is releasing “Coca-Cola Frozen Lemon” this week in Japan. It’s a Coke-flavored slushie style drink with, you guessed it,…

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Oh Japan, please, please, please never change!! – https://kotaku.com/politicians-should-always-cosplay-as-dragon-ball-charac-1824250240 Politicians Should Always Cosplay As Dragon BallCharacters  By: Brian Ashcraft Image: akai_takami, Wikia This is Shigeru Ishiba. He was previously Japan’s Minister of Defense. But here he is dressed as Majin Buu from Dragon Ball. Ishiba recently appeared at the opening ceremony for the Enkei Gekijou Kurayoshi Figure Museum in Kurayoshi City, Tottori Prefecture. The…

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They’re back!! The Karate Kid saga continues, can’t wait to see it! – http://triblive.com/aande/movies/13462393-74/wax-on-wax-off-the-karate-kid-returns-to-theaters-with-cobra Wax on, wax off: ‘The Karate Kid’ returns to theaters with ‘Cobra Kai’ advance screening By: BRIAN C. RITTMEYER “The Karate Kid” is returning the theaters for one night in April, ahead of the release of the sequel series “Cobra Kai”, set…

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Can’t wait for the return of this show! – http://www.indiewire.com/gallery/into-the-badlands-season-3-photos/ ‘Into the Badlands’ Season 3 Photos: TV’s Best Martial Arts Drama Leaps Back Into Action — Exclusive BY LIZ SHANNON MILLER A FIRST LOOK AT THE RETURN OF THE AMC MARTIAL ARTS DRAMA “Into the Badlands” has always stood out in the television landscape for many reasons….