Karate

‘Cobra Kai’ Cartoons Launched by Fan Account on YouTube

Kai’Toons – Picture: Cobra Kai Kid Fan accounts of Netflix shows and movies are part of the lifeblood of the long-term success of any show. Cobra Kai is no exception with a slew of social media accounts, websites and YouTube Channels helping organically promote the show. One fan account, however, has gone one step further …

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Skerries Karate club is chopping its way to success

The last number of months have been a hive of activity at WSKF Sedai Karate Skerries with club members busy with training and extra preparation for the WSKF Junior National Championships and grading examinations. n indicator of the continuing commitment by students was evident at the recent WSKF Junior National Championships held in Dundrum where …

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USA Karate’s ‘highest level of competition’: The Podium hosts sport’s championships through the weekend

By Julien A. Luebbers The Spokesman-Review The USA National Karate Championships and Team Trials kicked off on Thursday at The Podium in downtown Spokane. Teams from all across the United States, including athletes from Hawai’i and Alaska, will be gathering all weekend for the competition. “This will be the highest level of competition domestically for …

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The Beach Boys’ Brian Wilson Made the Mistake of Trying to Karate Chop Elvis

Elvis Presley trained in Karate for years, something The Beach Boys’ Brian Wilson knew when he met the singer. Wilson was nervous about meeting the celebrated artist, but he wanted to invite him to a recording session. Just before Elvis walked over to the studio with him, Wilson moved to hit his arm. The other …

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Highland Park’s Julia Kerpel off to Maccabiah games — it’s just one of many accomplishments

Julia Kerpel saw the need to embrace a leadership position within the Highland Park High School Marching Giants marching band. So she became its drum major. “Usually there’s three, but this year it’s just me,” she said. That sounds about right. The rising, enterprising Highland Park senior can do the work of three. The flute …

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Westminster sketch: Martial arts mayhem in Commons with kung fu heels and karate winks

IT WAS the House of Cards without the Joker at Prime Minister’s Questions, as Boris Johnson was away amusing the lieges in yonder Europe. That doesn’t mean the others don’t know how to have fun. Indeed, at one point, Tory stand-in Dominic Raab winked at his Labor opposite number. Angela Rayner, for her part, aware …

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