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Bay Area Karate

SF Giants – Japanese Heritage Night

On May 24th 2019 World Oyama karate SF was invited to put on a demonstration for Japanese Heritage night at the pre-party and on the field at Oracle Park before the San Francisco Giants vs. Arizona Diamondbacks baseball game. It was only black belts on the field but we lower belts got to participate in […]

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Journal Entry 4.27.19

It is 6:24 AM on April 27th, 2019. Although I’ve been waking up early I haven’t been getting up early in a very long time. I wake up at 3 or 4 AM but have opted to just sit there and think until I fall back asleep. When you first wake up is the best […]

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Journal Karate Travel

LA Trip – Red Carpet

It is 6:27 AM and I’m at the gate in Oakland Airport for my flight to Burbank.  These past few weeks have been a daze and I haven’t had time to write.  I’m so busy with the new job that time marches by in a blur and I have to catch myself and take a […]

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Journal Karate

Jean Jacket, Karate and the ’80s

As I mentioned previously I love the Cobra Kai series on YouTube.  It makes me remember the ’80s very fondly and how I really don’t like the times these days.  Part of it is that I’m older and just remembering my youth.  The other part is that the ’80s seemed more exciting and ‘pure.’  In […]

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San Francisco Fighter’s Cup 2018

It is the Friday before the Fighter’s Cup which is on Sunday.  At rest I’ve mentally prepared myself but during last Saturday’s fights I lost confidence very quickly.  The issue is stamina of which I have very little and it depletes quickly when fighting.  It is at that point I feel like I’m going to […]