According to pediatrics.aapublications.org …Youth Participation and Injury Risk in Martial Arts, RA Demorset… Martial arts that involve sparring can be safer with rigrorous enforcement of rules prohibiting excessive force, dangerous movements, or blows to forbidden areas are prohibited and discouraged. When safety education is promoted and taught to all athletes and instructors injuries are decreased. … More American Academy Of Pediatrics 2016 Study reports a “..Karate has a lower and and usually less severe injury rate than in any other martial art forms..”
Traditional karate is based on a belt system of advancement that considers skill, age and ability to cooperate with others.
After over 8 years training in Karate Clay Stacey is on his way to receiving his Shodan. Here are some views of Clay……
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USA KARATE link Official Members of USA KARATE 2018 Safe SPORT CERTIFIED 2018 USA KARATE OFFICIAL license holders. Oregon State Team medalists. Regional QUALIFIERS- MAC CLUB MAY 2018USA Karate 2018 National Championships, Reno, Nevada. Bronze medal KATA- Sensei Bettina Ishimaru Local Bettina Ishimaru Sensei received a BRONZE medal in KATA Seniors division. Congratulations! Gumbare