Any student who has participated in at least one month of karate is eligible to earn a black tip for their belt. Student’s who have earned two black tips are eligible to earn a new colored belt. At Alpha Martial Arts, karate is about much…
One of the parents who was at the USA Nationals commented that the forms competition doesn’t seem to be about athleticism or skill level; it seems to be about smoothly rehearsed and performed movements, even if less dynamic and less powerful. This observation is fairly…
We took a group of 20 students to the USA Nationals Tournament in Centralia, WA this past weekend. On Saturday 3 students competed in sparring (junior black belt and mens intermediate). Sunday was the big day, with 19 competitors entered in forms, weapons and sparring….
This is a test post to the new AMAblog.