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Jane and me post-black belt test
Jane helped us celebrate my black belt by baking karate cookies.
Dan and Sensei
This is my shifu in the middle and my other teacher Darren on his other side.
Wind School Black Belts
After earning my black belt, here I am with my fellow black belts.
Here I'm sparring for my black belt test.
Again, I'm in the middle of sparring for my black belt test.
Chinto kata is the fifth hand kata of the Isshinryu system.
Chinto kata is known for its double jump kick which I am performing here.
Neihanchi kata is done entirely in the Neihanchi stance. Notice the inwardly bent knees.
Another moment in Neihanchi kata.
Seiuchin kata is the second hand kata of the Isshinryu system. This move is called the Mizu Gami.
Here I am with my fellow karate-ka Matt performing a side kick, one of the basics of Isshinryu karate.
And another side kick.