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Sophomore instructs children’s karate classes

Sophomore instructs children’s karate classes

Yonit Krebs

February 21, 2019

Now a children’s karate instructor and third-degree black belt, sophomore Grace Schultz said she began karate when her dad brought her to classes because he wanted her to learn self defense. “I was really nervous at first but as I kept going and learning new things I kind of got obsessed with tr...

Kicking gender standards

Kicking gender standards

Breanna Thompson

May 7, 2018

In “The Karate Kid,” like with many movies about martial arts, the main character and hero is male. Rarely are female martial artists depicted in the biggest blockbusters. When I first started karate nine years ago, I didn’t notice the gender disparity in the martial arts as I still had female ...

Athlete strives to move forward in karate

Athlete strives to move forward in karate

Amaia Barajas

November 17, 2017

Senior Jack Dooley reflects on the lessons karate has taught him after 11 years of training and acquiring a third degree black belt. “(Karate) taught me about self-discipline. It’s taught me about time management because it’s a lot of training,” Dooley said. “You have to manage doing schoo...

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