Trying Something New (Shotokan Karate)


I have signed up for a Shotokan Karate class at a brother university and I am awaiting their response to my home university.  This is not something that I expect to subtract from school work, since I already dedicate time out of the day for martial arts and exercise.  I look forward to the opportunity of learning a new form of martial arts and expanding my knowledge.  

I am curious to the opinions of others that have practiced/studied Shotokan in the past as well as are still presently practicing.  Have your experiences been good? Bad? Both? 

Since I will be participating in a formal class again I intend to increase my workout intensity and my stretching.  By the end of next semester I am specifically aiming to regain my straddle split, and my front splits ( i will also be posting this last statement under my “Goals” Category).

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About mindofryan

spontaneity - check open minded- check optimistic- check 一期一会 - check I am a College grad, managing the daily work load, a social life, and personal hobbies. I love martial arts and am interested in seeing the world and it's cultures.

Posted on December 3, 2010, in Shotokan Karate and tagged , , , , , , , , , . Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.

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