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A cool article, give it a read! – https://www.nationalgeographic.com/travel/destinations/asia/japan/kyoto/explore-beautiful-photos-of-things-to-do-and-see/ Discover 20 of Kyoto’s highlights and hidden gems In this historic city, age-old traditions mingle with a modern metropolis. BY: NANO BETTS Timeless, elegant, tranquil: It’s no wonder Kyoto attracts almost four million international tourists a year. Japan’s capital from the eighth to the 19th centuries, the city was spared major…

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Check out the video and interviews from the Kingston and District Sports Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony Featuring Hanshi Tallack. Thank you to Global Kingston for the coverage! New group of athletes inducted into Kingston and District Sports Hall of Fame By Global News WATCH: The Kingston and District Sports Hall of Fame held its 24th…

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Continuing off from the great article on Sensei last week, here is another great one on “Senpai” for the fine folks at Tofugu! Give it a read below, or check it out on their site here – https://www.tofugu.com/japanese/senpai/ SENPAI: THE JAPANESE WORD YOU LOOK UP TO WE CAN HELP YOU “NOTICE” HOW TO USE THIS…

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An excerpt from today’s article in the Kingston Whig Standard on Hanshi Ken Tallack’s induction to the Kingston and District Sports Hall of Fame. … Ken Tallack is the first hall of fame inductee from the local martial arts community. “I’m so pleased to be the first and I hope I opened the door for…

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Another insightful article by the great folks at Tofugu. Give it a read and find the full meaning of the word “Sensei”! – https://www.tofugu.com/japanese/sensei/ THE MEANING OF SENSEI: MORE THAN JUST “TEACHER” IMPRESS YOUR JUDO TEACHER SENSEI JEFF BY USING 先生 IN ALL THE RIGHT WAYS APRIL 16, 2019 • 3318 WORDS WRITTEN BY KANAE NAKAMINE • ART BY JEAN WEI …

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20th Anniversary of a movie that inspired many modern martial arts movies of the similar genre – http://collider.com/the-matrix-keanu-reeves-legacy/#poster “I Know Kung-Fu”: How ‘The Matrix’ Made It Cool For Action Heroes to Be Uncool BY VINNIE MANCUSO MARCH 27, 2019 There’s a video going around the internet of Keanu Reeves, stranded in Bakersfield, California thanks to an emergency flight landing, not…

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Another interesting article by the “Karate Nerd” Jesse Enkamp. Give it a read and watch! – http://www.karatebyjesse.com/karate-doesnt-work/ Why Karate “DOESN’T WORK!” By Jesse Enkamp People say “Karate doesn’t work”. In many cases, they are RIGHT. But often, they are WRONG! Karate can both work and not work. It depends on what Karate you mean… You see, there are…

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The world famous Butokuden in Kyoto, Japan. Can’t wait until we are back and training in this renown hall in 2020!