Welcome To Karate World – A Beginner’s Guide (Video)

This video is for potential karate students and new students alike. We welcome you to our humble dojo and look forward to your visit!

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Black Belt Test Requirements

Students should know all curriculum from “no belt” to 1st degree brown belt. In addition, s(he) must complete a minimum of 40 repetitions of the following exercises in 2 minutes for each exercise, push-ups, sit ups, lunges, throw downs & mountain climbers. Students must complete a one mile run in 8 minutes or less. Students […]

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Preparation Tips For Your Next Karate Tournament

Each year, Karate World of Surfside Beach presents a “Sun Fun Karate Tournament” in September. These events include all divisions of Forms, Weapons, and Sparring.  In order to prepare for competition, here are some useful tips: Practice! Daily practice during the weeks leading up to the event will greatly improve your ability, form, skill, and […]

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The Most Important Martial Arts Technique

Written by Jason McCormick (Parent News Magazine – February, 2012) I have operated Karate World in Surfside for almost 17 years. During this time people have asked me all sorts of questions about my line of work, but one question seems to be the most popular “What do you think is the most important martial […]

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How To Tie A Karate Belt

Begin by grasping the end of the belt that has the label on it across your mid-section in front of you. The belt should hang about two inches longer than the actual length that you want the belt to be when it is tied. Wrap the other end of the belt behind you and around […]

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Teach Yourself And Your Child About Bullying

“A person is bullied when he or she is exposed, repeatedly and over time, to negative actions on the part of one or more other persons, and he or she has difficulty defending himself or herself.” ~ Dan Olweus, Author: Bullying at School: What We Know and What We Can Do At Karate World, we […]

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