The N.A.I.K.C with a video!

When I went to the North American International Karate Championship at Dearborn, I was able to see many people from around the nation and the world compete. I was introduced to a whole new level of intensity, kicks, tricks, weapons, and much more. While I was there, I saw Shihan, Coach Amy, Coach Candius, Coach…

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Power outage

About a week ago there was a super strong wind storm that made our power go out. It surprised me and worried me when dad went around unplugging stuff. We had to use flashlights, it was hard because it seemed to get dark earlier than usual. We could hardly see after the storm passed. The computer…

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Mackinaw bridge walk

On Labor Day weekend I went on a four hour drive to Bayside Inn. We spent the night there and ate pizza with my grandparents. When we got back to the hotel we went to the water park. They had high pressure slides and a super big water bucket. I got to add 20 to…

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Volunteering & meeting the Lions mascot

One of the many things we have to do outside of prep class is to commit to 300 acts of kindness before the last week of Prep class. To get started on this, I actually volunteered at St. Louise September Fest on Sunday. What I actually volunteered for at September fest was working the game…

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First week of school

I started school right after Labor Day. I really like my teacher Mrs. Black, she was on top of everything and she is really nice.  I didn’t get any homework except an assignment to do a book report. I am doing my book report on my favorite book Spiderwick Chronicles. I was sad to learn…

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The ‘Circle of Destruction’?

I arrived at the karate school at 7:40am from being picked up by Mrs.Huffman (Thanks again!). We started class with the student creed. Shortly afterwards we went straight to self-defense. I worked with Mason and Mackenzie whom practiced many defenses including kung fu cross, snapping branch, cutting the pagoda, and more with me. We even…

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What book have I been reading?

What I chose to do for my intellectual development was to read. The book I chose to read was ‘The Lost Hero’ by Rick Riordan. Rick Riordan is a well known author who wrote the Percy Jackson series. This book started off from the last book of the Jackson series. The book started with three…

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Belt Presentation

One week ago I went to a special black belt prep that was also part of a belt presentation. We had to end black belt prep 30 minutes early. Shihan gave us a 20 minute break to cool off and get ready for the belt presentation. We did empi and 30 push ups but I…

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School & Thursday’s night class

I woke up at 5:30am and waited for the bus at 6:40am. When I arrived at my school I looked at my six classes. My six classes was Web design, Geometry, Physics, World History, Power reading, and English 10. What is different about High school is that you don’t often have your friends in your…

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acts of kindness

I am supposed to do at least 300 acts of kindness in order to get my black belt. Today I went to a hotel in Mackinaw City. There is an indoor water park that my sister and I wanted to go to. My Dad forgot his swim suit so I stepped up and volunteered to…

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