4 from Juneau earn blackbelt degrees

Juneau's Shotokan Karate-Do Club students Maraiya Gentili, Kiana Potter, Marella Gungob and Doug Murray recently...eighth-degree black belt and the Southwest Regional Director for the International Shotokan Karate Federation (ISKF).
Juneau karate promoters honored

...long time commitment to promoting Japanese Karate in Alaska at the grand opening of the Juneau Karate Academy's new location on Aug. 2. Both...Master Teacher) Taylor went on to establish a karate school in Sitka in 1984, which is still...
Alaska hosted national and collegiate karate championships

...competed in Anchorage in September in the 36th Annual International Shotokan Karate Federation (ISKF) US National and Collegiate Karate Championships.The Juneau Shotokan Karate Federation had nine members attend and four placed in medal categories...
'Karate Kid': A solid retelling of a great story

...reaction to the concept of remaking "The Karate Kid" with Jackie Chan and Will Smith's...Han (Chan)? How dare they take the "karate" out of the movie in every way but its...sequence is a microcosm for 2010's "The Karate Kid." I don't know that director Harald...
Juneau karate students earn black belt rankings

Two local karate students earned black belt rankings this...conducted by the International Shotokan Karate Federation (ISKF). Examinations were...Anchorage, and also at the Juneau Shotokan Karate Club. The tests require students of all...
Karate students earn new rankings

...Seven Students from the Juneau Shotokan Karate club recently earned black belt rankings...Director for the International Shotokan Karate Federation (ISKF). Doug Murray was...Shodan (1st degree blackbelt). Shotokan Karate is a traditional Japanese martial art...
Gumgob, Potter earn Karate honors

Juneau Shotokan Karate Club's Marella Gumgob has earned the...Region for the International Shotokan Karate Federation. JSKC's Kiana Potter was...beyond while attending the Alaska Regional Karate Camp outside of Anchorage.Shotokan Karate...
Slack Tide: Are we there yet?

...After all, Juneau is also a place where rush hour lasts 15 minutes, tops. And where else can you pull over on the way to karate to watch orcas breach? Plus, it could be worse. Take the guy on St. Paul Island who earlier this week ran into a 300-pound...
Christy Odum earns Black Belt

Juneau Karate Academy's Christy Odum has been promoted to the rank of Black Belt in Nihon Karate Do Shito Ryu, according to a press release...of the four styles of traditional Japanese karate, and she actively teaches in the local dojo...
Alaska karate camp attracts more than 130

The Juneau Shotokan Karate Club celebrated its 20th birthday by hosting this year's Alaska Shotokan Karate Camp in late September. The week-long...River and Fairbanks, but there were other karate enthusiasts attending from California...


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