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Burke’s Karate is Now On YouTube!

Posted by on Dec 14, 2011 in Just for Kicks Blog | 0 comments

Burke’s Karate is Now On YouTube!

The best way to experience the benefits of martial arts is to come to the Dojo and take a class.  Nothing beats repetition to build upon a learned skill and improve your technique.  If you begin to execute a movement wrong, however, you can create a bad habit that may take a long time to correct.  I encourage you to practice what you’ve learned when you’re not a Burke’s Karate, but I want for you to use the proper forms and motions that you’ve been taught during class.  To help you to do that, I’ve created a YouTube channel where you can watch me demonstrate the...

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3 Things to Consider When Choosing a Karate School

Posted by on Oct 29, 2011 in Just for Kicks Blog | 0 comments

3 Things to Consider When Choosing a Karate School

There are many things to determine when you are looking to take karate and are looking for a school. Many karate schools populate the streets of our neighborhoods and determining which one is the best for you can be a daunting task, Here are three things to help you determine which school is right for you: What is the best style? The short answer to this that there isn’t a “best” style. Martial arts are, in a lot of ways, like people. They have different personalities. Some are aggressive, some are passive, some are difficult, some are easy. In determining which style is right for you...

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