One World Dojo • 5-27-2020 • One by one, the minutes tick by. They turn into hours, then days, then weeks, then months. We almost lose track of what day it is or even what the time is. Friends are missed, and school is longed for as we peer out the window knowing danger lurks […]
The Virtual Dojo • 3-31-2020 • The country is locked down. Schools and businesses have closed to create “social distancing”. People are working remotely from home, and children are busy taking online classes. It is a changing world because of the COVID-19 Coronavirus Pandemic. Since the Brooklyn Middle school, the Isshinryu Dojo on the Upper […]
Life and Death • 3-26-2020 • Across the street from the Middle School where I teach Karate is the Reformed Protestant Dutch Church of Flatbush. There is an old cemetery behind the Church that I pass everyday when I walk from the subway to the school. I find this fascinating from a spiritual point of […]
As the 2019-nCoV Coronavirus Pandemic spirals out of control, I felt it
was a good idea to teach the kids some basic viral self-defense hygiene
as part of our KaraTe class.