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Karate’s Big Comeback

Van Zant vs. Waterson

Van Zant vs. Waterson

After Michelle “The Karate Hottie” Waterson’s victory over Paige VanZant in December, it became increasingly clear that karate is making a comeback as one of the go-to skills needed to compete in mixed martial arts.

Sarah wrote about this in a blog post for Asian World Of Martial Arts.

To read the story click here.

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Karate Coming To Olympics Excites Next Generation

Destiny Vergara

Destiny Vergara

The official announcement that karate will be part of the 2020 Olympics is exciting news for high level competitors in the sport.

Sarah spoke to two such competitors — elite young fighters Destiny Vergara and Kieran Tamondong — about what it means that they may have a chance to compete in the Olympics in the not-too-distant future.

To read the full feature head over to Asian World Of Martial Arts by clicking here.

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The Karate King: A Beginner’s Guide To Elvis Presley And Martial Arts

Elvis Presley and Muhammad Ali

Elvis Presley and Muhammad Ali

The king of rock ‘n’ roll Elvis Presley also happened to be a karate obsessive.

Lest anyone forget this fascinating footnote in music/culture history, Sarah created a beginner’s guide to Elvis’ martial arts obsession for Fightland.

To read the full article, go here.

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