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.
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 • 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 […]
The Itch To Teach • 09-01-2019 • I have been teaching Traditional Okinawan Goju Ryu since I reached Brown Belt level in 1975. Teaching was part of the training at my Dojo in New York City. I had been working as a Recording Engineer in the Company my wife Marina Kamen and I founded in […]