I Am a Blackbelt In Karate

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    Shotokan- I was a ballet dancer.

    It's what every woman on my dad's side of the family had done for as long as anyone could remember. The skill, the beauty, the discipline- it was my dream and I loved it. He was a new instructor attempting to set up a club on the council estate on which he'd grown up. But...
    NekroNomikon NekroNomikon
    18-21, F
    1 Response Apr 1, 2014

    For What It Is Worth...

    ...I have a black belt though strictly speaking it is not in Karate but in Taekwondo. I got it in about a year and a half so that tells you how little training I actually did to get it. I do practice other martial arts but I am not a Black Belt in that. I have another post about...
    brandiSE brandiSE
    18-21, F
    2 Responses Aug 4, 2008

    Shotakon

    I got my black belt in Shotakon Karate last year, and I'll tell you what a trip that last test was! I started karate in fifth or sixth grade and earned my blackbelt as a junior in high school, on of the younger black belts in the class.  There were two boys younger than me...
    axelval axelval
    18-21, T
    Nov 22, 2008

    Hey guys! This is my first post here!

    :) I'm a 20 year old and have a black belt in Shotokan Karate which I received in November 2011 and was such an awesome feeling! I have been doing karate for about 12 years now and will continue to train for as long as possible so that I can progress further.
    ums786 ums786
    22-25, M
    Jan 28, 2014
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