RSS feeds allow Web site content to be gathered via feed reader software. Click the subscribe link to obtain the feed URL for this page. The feed will update when new content appears on this page.

Karate

A collection of news and information related to Karate published by this site and its partners.

Top Karate Articles

Displaying items 23-33
  • Black belt educator aims to preserve Okinawan culture

    Black belt educator aims to preserve Okinawan culture
    Jude Ferguson hears it often, from parents who’d love to have someplace to take their kids after school, to something that will keep them active and fully engaged. “Some parents want something that can put some discipline in their child&...
  • Events will honor karate master with 'Karate Kid' connections, famous students

    Events will honor karate master with 'Karate Kid' connections, famous students
    When you've taught as long as Fumio Demura, you get elaborate anniversary parties. And distinguished guests. The 76-year-old karate master, who runs the Shito-Ryu Karate-Do Genbu-Kai International dojo across the street from Santa Ana College, will...
  • Around Town: Karate studio plans fundraising tournament

    Bob White's Karate Studio in Costa Mesa will present its 10th annual invitational karate tournament in March. The event at Edison High School in Huntington Beach will be held from March 20 to 22. Net proceeds will benefit Royal Family Kids, a nonprofit...
  • Mount Dora Health and Fitness Expo aimed at helping people stay in shape

    Mount Dora Health and Fitness Expo aimed at helping people stay in shape
    MOUNT DORA — A variety of approaches to getting and staying fit and healthy will be the focus of the second annual Mount Dora Health and Fitness Expo, bringing together area businesses and organizations geared toward building a strong and well...
  • Ex-karate teacher imprisoned for sex with 12-year-old

    Ex-karate teacher imprisoned for sex with 12-year-old
    Using flattery and a 12-year-old girl's love of poetry, a former South Florida martial arts instructor lured the child into a sexual relationship. On Friday, Alexander Johnson was sentenced to 10 years in federal prison and supervision for the rest of...
  • Tinley Park man confronts snowplow driver with karate

    Tinley Park man confronts snowplow driver with karate
    A 64-year old Tinley Park man threatened to "spit on" and "fight" a village public works snowplow driver while making "a karate-style motion" during a dispute, according to a police report. The "karate" incident occurred about 10 a.m. Feb. 3, although...
  • Local fitness options

    Upcoming Get Fit DeLand Mayor Fitness Challenge: 5-7 p.m. Oct. 1; Kick off event for the ten week challenge. Sanborn Center, 751 S Alabama Ave, DeLand. Activities will vary from park to park and at Florida Hospital. For details, cost, and registration:...
  • Bethlehem police: Karate instructor sexually assaulted teen student

    Bethlehem police: Karate instructor sexually assaulted teen student
    Bethlehem police charged a karate instructor Wednesday with sexually assaulting a teen student two years ago. Christopher Calcagni, 51, of the 1700 block of Broadway in Salisbury Township, was charged with statutory sexual assault of a child, indecent...
  • Karate kid is golden at Jr. Pan American Games

    For 12-year-old Zoe Meszaro, the sparkle was around her neck and on her face on the podium Competing in the Under-14 Division of the Elite Kata category, the Weston youngster had a gold medal performance during the recent Junior Pan American Games in...
  • Karate teacher faces trial in sexual assault of teen student

    Karate teacher faces trial in sexual assault of teen student
    In a clear voice, a woman testified Wednesday that her private karate instructor lavished her with compliments and became angry when she wouldn't return his affection. The woman said she was 14 when Christopher Calcagni gave her karate lessons in her...
  • Man uses poetry to lure 12-year-old karate student into sexual activity

    Man uses poetry to lure 12-year-old karate student into sexual activity
    A former South Florida martial arts instructor admitted Wednesday that he used a 12-year-old fellow student's love of poetry to lure her into a sexual relationship. Alexander Johnson, 41, of Boca Raton, is facing 10 years to life in federal prison after...