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KARATE: BENEATH THE SURFACE

Spiritual Content of Kata

Roy Kenneth Kamen

Category: Isshinryu

My experiences with Isshinryu KaraTe

Program Review

Program Review Program Logo

Program Review • 1-15-2020 • I just received a review from The Edge After School Program. “Following a courtesy exchange and introduction, students performed a series of exercises that ranged from stretching and “chambering” drills to stand-still punching with focus pads, walking while punching, and kicking while walking. Throughout the lesson, Instructor Kamen, a seasoned […]

Reflections

Reflections Isshinryu Class

Reflections • 12-29-2019 • Beginning in June 2018 I took a part-time job assisting an Isshinryu Sensei teaching children KaraTe on the Upper East Side of Manhattan. The kids’ ages ranged from two and a half through fourteen and were mostly from upper-middle-class families. I had studied Isshinryu for several years as a kid myself […]