For fitness (and fun), my family takes karate. I rejoined last year after a hiatus and immediately trained for the next belt, a most elusive color for me in martial arts: the Blue belt. One year later, to my surprise, the next belt test is a double-whammy!
After all these years, and after all the training and discipline, even in various martial arts, you know what? I finally got a blue belt! Yeah! Do you know what this means? I got blue! Ok. I take chill-pill now. But really! I still can hardly believe it. I just rejoined my karate class in... Continue Reading →
Today begins my karate belt test. It's a two-day affair. First, the physical test. Second, the skills test. I'm excited and ready. For me, this test is a big deal. Because of the blue belt. It started a few years ago when my wife and I put our kids in karate at our local YMCA.... Continue Reading →