Kick-a-Thon

So there’s this charity that does good things.  It provides scholarships for underprivileged and at-risk kids to attend arts classes of all kinds, including theater, music, and (here’s the relevant piece) martial arts.  And my dojo – can I call it that yet?  or should I say, “the dojo where I take classes”?  a sense […]

Not Thinking

September Another month, and I am feeling further and further behind, more and more confused by the Japanese terms, constantly wondering whether to turn and block, or turn and punch.  But I’m still here, still showing up to almost every class – except the one that was two days after the kids started back to […]