The Real Karate Kid – Mahiro Takako

The Real Karate Kid – Mahiro Takako

Forget about Ralph Macchio and Jaden Smith; they are nothing compared to this little girl who has put in the time and effort, and has already graduated a black belt and is a three time Japanese kata champion. Impressive! She has starred in a few commercial in her home country Japan and more recently in Sia’s new Alive music video. However, one of her most famous videos can be found on Youtube where she performs…

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The K is on the Way – Karate 2020

The K is on the Way – Karate 2020

The Papua New Guinea Karate-Do Federation (PNGKF) has joined the world karate fraternity in promoting Karate for inclusion in the 2020 Olympic Games program.  Karate narrowly lost its’ bid in 2005 and 2009 and hopes to win this time.  Karate boasts 100 million karate practitioners in 185 countries around the world and believes it is ready for the Olympics. In their pursuit of getting included, Karate promoters also believe each sport has its own place…

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