Tuesday, January 02, 2007

15th Asian Games/Karate: Silver rush from karatekas



New Straits Times, Malaysia - Dec 12, 2006IT rained medals for Malaysia at the Qatar Sports Club yesterday but not gold as the karate exponents, despite featuring in three of the evening's four finals ...
Source: www.nst.com.my

Karate Delivers Four Silvers And A Bronze
Bernama, Malaysia - Dec 12, 2006DOHA, Dec 13 (Bernama) -- Karate exponents put up a superb show Tuesday but had to be contended with four silvers and a bronze at the Qatar Sports Club here ...
Source: www.bernama.com.my

Boxers training in garage to make their pro debut
Press-Enterprise (subscription), CA - 19 hours ago... Leal originally took up karate at age 5. Two years later, he was ready for a new challenge. "Karate is all 'touch-point, stop,' " he said. ...
Source: www.pe.com

Youngsters get a kick out of karate
Daily Pilot, CA - 19 hours ago... The 11-year-old Huntington Beach resident grew up in a house with two black-belt parents and five older sisters, and she learned karate at a young age. ...
Source: www.dailypilot.com

Alfred is Dojo's karate king
Rochdale Observer, UK - Dec 23, 2006MARTIAL ARTS: WINNERS all in the annual karate championships held at The Dojo, Castlemere Street, Rochdale. More than 160 members ...
Source: www.rochdaleobserver.co.uk

Karate kid Zack gives leukaemia disease the chop
Leeds Today, UK - Dec 26, 2006... He loves to play football and recently gained his orange belt in karate. ... He's an orange belt at karate and wrestles with his sister Jamie.". ...
Source: www.leedstoday.net

Writer shares lessons from her mugging
Reading Eagle, PA - 12 hours ago... To find out how to better handle such attacks, I spoke with Carol Middleton, the 30-year veteran director of the DC Self-Defense Karate Association. ...
Source: www.readingeagle.com

Jerry Ferguson was a respected karate coach, competitor
HeraldNet, WA - Dec 3, 2006While getting their picture snapped at a karate dojo, Jerry Ferguson told his friend, John Jessum, that he would only place his foot on Jessum's abdomen. ...
Source: www.heraldnet.com

Bambang, Jeanny out in karate semis
Jakarta Post, Indonesia - Dec 12, 2006Karate had been tipped as a potential gold mine for Indonesian athletes at the 15th Asian Games, but the first day of the martial arts competition saw two ...
Source: www.thejakartapost.com

The sports year in review, part two
Suffolk News-Herald, VA - 18 hours ago... Local karate teacher, Jeff Bateman, sends 26 competitors to the Virginia Commonwealth Games in Roanoke and nearly all of Bateman�s students win medals. ...
Source: www.suffolknewsherald.com

Monday, January 01, 2007

Vu Thi Nguyet Anh takes women�s Asiad Karate title



Thanh Nien Daily, Vietnam - Dec 12, 2006Jumping into the air with fists raised and tears streaming down her face, Vietnamese karate fighter Vu Thi Nguyet Anh celebrated the announcement as she was ...
Source: www.thanhniennews.com

PROUD MOMENTS: Samurai Karate School students place, earn titles ...
Atlanta Journal Constitution (subscription),  USA - Dec 7, 2006Five Samurai Karate School students won championships at the Bushido Invitational Karate Championships at Cherokee Recreation Center in Woodstock. ...
Source: www.ajc.com

Jerry Ferguson was a respected karate coach, competitor
HeraldNet, WA - Dec 3, 2006While getting their picture snapped at a karate dojo, Jerry Ferguson told his friend, John Jessum, that he would only place his foot on Jessum's abdomen. ...
Source: www.heraldnet.com

Karate club�s girls get tough
Columbia Missourian, MO - Dec 11, 2006By GREG TEPPER. The students of the Sho-Rei-Shobu-Kan Karate Club are laying out their dojo on a basketball court in the Mizzou Recreation Center. ...
Source: columbiamissourian.com

Karate spirit: Dojo recognizes two with Down syndrome, three new ...
Williamsport Sun-Gazette, PA - Dec 28, 2006... With those words, karate instructor Anthony Dew, a 10th degree international grand master, on Wednesday recognized five athletes for their hard work under his ...
Source: www.sungazette.com

Sunday, December 31, 2006

Karate expert to teach at Simi YMCA



Moorpark Acorn,  USA - Nov 30, 2006Milan Shelden, a 10thdegree karate black belt and holder of six black belts in a variety of other martial arts disciplines, is now teaching karate classes for ...
Source: www.moorparkacorn.com

Karate club wins third straight Challenge
Comox Valley Record, Canada - Dec 6, 2006Courtenay Karate Shito-Ryu Seikokai won big at the third annual Campbell River Challenge Cup Tournament. This was the third consecutive ...
Source: www.comoxvalleyrecord.com

Karate competitors making their marks
Tameside Advertiser, UK - Nov 30, 2006MEDAL winners: Matthew Turvey with the prize he earned at a recent karate championships held in Benidorm. A BRACE of bronzes came ...
Source: www.tamesideadvertiser.co.uk

Karate kid's family hit hard by joy rider
Peterborough Evening Telegraph, UK - Dec 1, 2006A FURIOUS father has condemned a young driver who endangered the lives of two teenage girls on a late-night joy ride. Chris Wells ...
Source: www.peterboroughtoday.co.uk

Karate kid earns black belt



Newsday, NY - Dec 10, 2006Cameron Ocasio, 7, a second-grader at Otsego Elementary School in Dix Hills, earned a black belt in karate after passing a rigorous test at William Paterson ...
Source: www.newsday.com

Karate kids
Wiltshire Times, UK - Dec 15, 2006THREE Melksham Karate students put up a good fight at the South England tournament in Bournemouth on Sunday. Brothers Jake and Jordan ...
Source: www.wiltshiretimes.co.uk

SpongeBob SquarePants - Season 4, Vol. 2
DVD Talk, OR - 17 hours ago... quit being "little baby doody-heads," and join a biker gang, and of course, the now-classic, brilliant parody of Bruce Lee's Game of Death, Karate Island, an ...
Source: www.dvdtalk.com

Marcus Relliford: Helping kids grow through karate
commercialappeal.com (subscription), TN - Dec 17, 2006By Michael Kelley. A minister and free spirit who teaches karate to elementary schoolchildren at four schools in Memphis, he's known as "Reverend Wind.". ...
Source: www.commercialappeal.com

Karate students succeed
British Columbia North Island Gazette, Canada - Dec 21, 2006PORT HARDY - A dojo full of students greeted Sensei Joe Dixon, who travelled from Vancouver to share his knowledge of Shotokan Karate Dec. 15. ...
Source: www.northislandgazette.com

Karate competitors making their marks
Tameside Advertiser, UK - Nov 30, 2006MEDAL winners: Matthew Turvey with the prize he earned at a recent karate championships held in Benidorm. A BRACE of bronzes came ...
Source: www.tamesideadvertiser.co.uk

Karate: fight action debuts
HULIQ, NC - Dec 12, 2006The men and women�s karate kumite, or sparring, began today at Qatar Indoor Sports Hall, Tuesday, 12 December with fights in the women�s 48kg and 53kg, the ...
Source: www.huliq.com

Karate club�s girls get tough
Columbia Missourian, MO - Dec 11, 2006By GREG TEPPER. The students of the Sho-Rei-Shobu-Kan Karate Club are laying out their dojo on a basketball court in the Mizzou Recreation Center. ...
Source: columbiamissourian.com

Chris kicks onto more success in karate contest
Bendigo Advertiser, Australia - Dec 7, 2006CHRIS Jones has enhanced his reputation as one of not only Bendigo's best young exponents of karate, but one of Australia's. Jones ...
Source: bendigo.yourguide.com.au

Saturday, December 30, 2006

Local Wins Grand Champions Karate Tournament



Wave of Long Island (subscription), NY - Dec 14, 2006Black Belt Karate student Just Pine (pictured middle) won the Grand Championship Trophy at a recent tournament held at York College in Jamaica. ...
Source: www.rockawave.com

Japan wins three karate golds, silver in volleyball
The Japan Times, Japan - Dec 13, 2006DOHA (Kyodo) Three golds in karate highlighted Japan's medal haul at the Asian Games on Tuesday, as Tetsuya Furukawa and Nao Morooka won kata events and Tomoko ...
Source: search.japantimes.co.jp

Vu Thi Nguyet Anh takes women�s Asiad Karate title
Thanh Nien Daily, Vietnam - Dec 12, 2006Jumping into the air with fists raised and tears streaming down her face, Vietnamese karate fighter Vu Thi Nguyet Anh celebrated the announcement as she was ...
Source: www.thanhniennews.com

Karate: Glory for IR Iran
HULIQ, NC - Dec 14, 2006IR Iran covered themselves in gold glory in the last finals of the karate kumite, or sparring, matches at Doha 2006, securing two gold medals for their efforts ...
Source: www.huliq.com

From Swan Lake to Karate Kid
Maidenhead Advertiser, UK - Nov 30, 2006... travelled from all over the UK to take part in the event, including Charlotte's father Dr John Heaford, 58, who was crowned National Karate Kata Champion in ...
Source: www.maidenhead-advertiser.co.uk

Karate club successes
Hereford Times, UK - Dec 7, 2006BROMYARD and Malvern karate clubs have enjoyed success at the English Wado-ryu Sport Karate Association winter camp at Hereford Leisure Centre. ...
Source: www.herefordtimes.com

Karate Kid in the same league as Enter the Dragon
SaddoBoxing.com - Dec 14, 2006... of Enter the Dragon, Hero and The Drunken Master. IMHO, Karate Kid and Kung-Fu Hustle are. great movies in their own right, but not in the same league. ...
Source: www.saddoboxing.com

Brentwood karate medal count mounts
Peninsula News Review, Canada - Nov 29, 2006Brentwood Bay Kimura Shukokai Karate club boasts high levels of gold, silver and bronze this month. Eleven members competed in the ...
Source: www.peninsulanewsreview.com

First, give up the purse
Indianapolis Star, United States - 4 hours ago... To find out how to better handle such attacks, I spoke with Carol Middleton, the 30-year veteran director of the DC Self-Defense Karate Association. ...
Source: www.indystar.com

Friday, December 29, 2006

Karate quantity matches quality



Cowichan Valley News Leader, Canada - Dec 12, 2006Fernando Correia School of Karate members barely had time to recover from their previous two tournaments when they headed for the Zone 6 tryouts in Campbell ...
Source: www.cowichannewsleader.com

Suspect found karate school too much to handle
New Philadelphia Times Reporter, OH - Dec 6, 2006... She said the man tried to sell her drugs and she refused. Meese said he and Neidenthal � dressed in their karate gear � went outside to investigate. ...
Source: www.timesreporter.com

Dubai princess a star in karate
Turkish Daily News (subscription), Turkey - Dec 15, 2006Sheikka Maitha Mohammed Rashed al-Maktoum has a famous family name and is quickly acquiring a reputation -- at least in karate circles - to back it up. ...
Source: www.turkishdailynews.com.tr

The Egyptian Muslim Brotherhood's karate army
Foreign Policy (subscription) - Dec 14, 2006So what do we make of this report that students aligned with the Brotherhood chose to hold a karate and kung-fu demonstration outside the dean's office of a ...
Source: blog.foreignpolicy.com

What i do: Sensei Glenn Raus, karate instructor
Daniel Island News, SC - Dec 27, 2006... and, later, as a student at Penn State University, Raus took the plunge at age 33 and enrolled in an introductory course at Japan Karate Institute in West ...
Source: www.thedanielislandnews.com

Black Belt Judaism
Florida Jewish News, FL - 9 hours agoMy kids and I take karate classes at Dynamic Taekwan-Do in Hollywood. Without fail, at every belt test, Sahbum-Nim (Chief Instructor ...
Source: floridajewishnews.com

Thursday, December 28, 2006

DAVID NETS TWO KARATE TITLES



Isle of Man Today, UK - Nov 29, 2006PORT Erin's David Pearson is celebrating a double success at WKA level in the karate disciplines of kumite and team kata. The 19 ...
Source: www.iomonline.co.im

Suspect found karate school too much to handle
New Philadelphia Times Reporter, OH - Dec 6, 2006... She said the man tried to sell her drugs and she refused. Meese said he and Neidenthal � dressed in their karate gear � went outside to investigate. ...
Source: www.timesreporter.com

SKSM Karate Malta first overall in London
di-ve.com, Malta - Dec 7, 2006A group of fourteen athletes from the local karate school, SKSM Karate Malta, have just successfully achieved great results in a very tough challenge in London ...
Source: www.di-ve.com

Karate players fail to raise Nepal's medal hopes
Gorkhapatra, Nepal - Dec 12, 2006DOHA, December 12: The Nepalese karate and wushu players failed to make any ripple as they were defeated by superior rivals at the 15th Asian Games. ...
Source: www.gorkhapatra.org.np

Wednesday, December 27, 2006

Ilkley�s karate kids show top form in kumite championship



This is Bradford, UK - Dec 21, 2006By Rachel O'Connor. Children from Ilkley Karate Club rounded the year off on yet another high at the 2006 Wharfedale Children's Kumite Championships. ...
Source: www.thisisbradford.co.uk

Kuwait wins Karate 70 kilograms gold medal
Kuwait News Agency, Kuwait - Dec 13, 2006... Dec 13 (KUNA) -- Kuwaiti Abdullah Al-Otaibi won the gold medal and first place here tonight in his fighting competition for the 70 kilogram in Karate at the 15 ...
Source: www.kuna.net.kw

Karate aces at Concord
Sheffield Today, UK - Dec 8, 2006THE country's karate kids are coming together in Sheffield this weekend to compete in the Scantlebury Karate Champion ship at Concord Sports Centre, Shiregreen ...
Source: www.sheffieldtoday.net

Karate: Glory for IR Iran
HULIQ, NC - Dec 14, 2006IR Iran covered themselves in gold glory in the last finals of the karate kumite, or sparring, matches at Doha 2006, securing two gold medals for their efforts ...
Source: www.huliq.com

Karate players earn grading
Bendigo Advertiser, Australia - Dec 13, 2006THE Bendigo and district Zen Do Kai karate clubs capped another big year at last Sunday's grading day. A group of 32 students was tested on the day. ...
Source: bendigo.yourguide.com.au

Karate Tourney Shows Hawaii's Strength
KGMB9, HI - Nov 26, 2006For 47 years, martial artists from around the world have come to Hawaii for the Honolulu International Karate Championships. Despite ...
Source: kgmb9.com

Asiad: No gold from karate
Malaysia Star, Malaysia - Dec 13, 2006THE Malaysian karate squad were left shell-shocked after they finished without a single gold medal in the competition in Doha. All ...
Source: thestar.com.my

Karate students succeed
British Columbia North Island Gazette, Canada - Dec 21, 2006PORT HARDY - A dojo full of students greeted Sensei Joe Dixon, who travelled from Vancouver to share his knowledge of Shotokan Karate Dec. 15. ...
Source: www.northislandgazette.com