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Another great article written by the “Karate Nerd” Jesse Enkamp. Give it a read! – http://www.karatebyjesse.com/5-ways-improve-your-karate/ 5 Smart Ways To Improve Your Karate Faster By Jesse Enkamp Do you want to improve your Karate? Of course. We all do. Unfortunately, sometimes it feels like we’re not improving as fast as we want. Especially if you’re an advanced practitioner….

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Wong Fei Hung, Ip Man, Bruce Lee, and Chen Zhen! I’m looking forward to this one! – https://www.star2.com/entertainment/2018/09/26/kung-fu-league-chinese-martial-artists/ 4 Chinese martial arts legends team up in ‘Kung Fu League’ BY MUMTAJ BEGUM – PHOTOS BY RAM ENTERTAINMENT Director Jeff Lau – best known for some of Stephen Chow’s hit flicks like All For The Winner, A Chinese…

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Our first foray into providing some personalized wisdom from our dojo. Here is videos of students Dominique and Micheal performing partner exercises from our Goju-Ryu Meitoku-Ha Karate system here at Tallack Martial Arts.   Ippon Kumite: Nihon Kumite: We hope that you enjoyed them!

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The Nerd is back! Watch the first episode of Season 2 of the ‘Karate Nerd in Okinawa’! – http://www.karatebyjesse.com/okinawa-karate-season-2/ Watch Season 2 of “Karate Nerd in Okinawa” Now! By Jesse Enkamp It’s time again! My popular webshow “Karate Nerd in Okinawa” is back. After your amazing feedback from Season 1, I knew I had to do a second…

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Interesting article, give it a read! – https://www.forbes.com/sites/lauriewerner/2018/07/31/you-can-now-stay-in-the-sacred-temples-of-kyoto/#556bd0187102 You Can Now Stay In The Sacred Temples Of Kyoto By: Laurie Werner   Kyoto is undoubtedly one of the most beautiful cities in the world, and certainly in Japan, but one of the city’s residents felt that it was missing something. “Kyoto is getting crowded with new…

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Might be a cool device to have for 2020! – https://www.tofugu.com/reviews/ili-translator-device/ ILI HANDHELD TRANSLATOR DEVICE: OUR HANDS-ON, IN-JAPAN REVIEW TRANSLATE JAPANESE, NO INTERNET REQUIRED MAY 30, 2018 • 1319 WORDS WRITTEN BY JAMAL LEE • ART BY AYA FRANCISCO  ILI IS PURPOSEFULLY INTENDED TO ENABLE TRAVELERS’ NORMAL EVERYDAY QUESTIONS/ANSWERS AND NOT TO BE A DISTRACTION ITSELF. If you’ve been following Tofugu’s…

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Another great and exhaustive atricle by the folks at Tofugu, give it a read! – https://www.tofugu.com/japanese/genki-meaning/ THE MEANING OF GENKI: GOING WAY BEYOND “O GENKI DESU KA? HAI, GENKI DESU.”START USING THE WORD “GENKI” THE WAY THE JAPANESE USE IT. JULY 10, 2018 • 6267 WORDS WRITTEN BY MAMI SUZUKI, MICHAEL RICHEY, AND KOICHI • ART BY AYA FRANCISCO  元気(げんき) LIVELY, FULL OF SPIRIT,…

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Having only been to 2 of the 5 recommended, I’m making it to the other 3 when we’re back in 2020! – https://www.adorama.com/alc/the-top-5-photo-spots-in-kyoto The Top 5 Photo Spots in Kyoto Traveling to Kyoto as a photographer feels like stepping into a time machine. With it’s magical bamboo forests, Geisha’s scurrying through Gion’s narrow streets and ornate…

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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…