Control is what it is all about.
Preparting to spar.
Intergenerational group participants displaying their certificates of achievement.
Special kids require special attention.
Kiyosho Nishime Sensei providing instruction at the weapons seminar.
Physical conditioning is one of the key elements of our training
Progressive practice of the front kick.
Brendon demonstrating a hammerfist strike.
Self defense is being taught to visually challenged adults at The Worcester Senior Center.
"Motion is lotion." Sensei John
Safety for all involved was our primary priority.
Tactile demonstration of a technique and not visual, required a different set of skills from us.
Release from a choke is being demonstrated from a seated position.
Self defense is being taught to visually challenged adults at The Karate Center.
Sensei is demonstrating a sai technique from a yamanni ryu form.
Everyone takes a turn leading the class in a warmup exercise.
Brown belts are-
Look out world-
Youngsters are moving in a progressive stance.
Sensei is checking the stance of the students
Stretching as a part of warming up for class.
Parker captures Mile's kick and prepares for a counter strike.
Martin demonstrates an upper and lower block from a stance that challenges your balance.
But just in case a mistake is made, there are precautions taken. Head gear and gloves are what is most noticeable in this picture. Being able to avoid and block an attack are also important safety measures.