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I write lots of product reviews for “geeky” tech stuff (like smart thermostats, automatic toilet flushers, surge protectors, etc.). But when I get a chance to review some tech that also involves one of my other interests (karate in this case), I’m all over it. As a part-time karate instructor at Fairwood Martial Arts, one […]

Product Review: StrikeMeter by Martial Arts Instruments

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Every year, for the past 36 years, the martial arts style Cuong Nhu has held an annual training event known as IATC: International Annual Training Camp. In its current form, the camp is held on Memorial Day Weekend on the campus of a major university, allowing hundreds of practitioners in […]

Cuong Nhu IATC 2013 Atlanta Survival Guide

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For the very first time, the 2013 Annual Cuong Nhu Black Belt Meeting will be available via Google Hangout video conference for black belts not attending training camp. If you are a Cuong Nhu black belt who is not attending IATC 2013, Grandmaster Quynh encourages you to attend this important […]

Cuong Nhu IATC 2013 Black Belt Meeting Google Hangout Instructions

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Another fantastic Cuong Nhu International Annual Training Camp is in the books. For the second year in a row, the event was hosted at Emory University in Atlanta Georgia. It’s basically just a few hundred of my closest friends meeting for some karate training, testing, partying, socializing, dancing, and reconnecting. […]

Cuong Nhu IATC 2012 Report

My black belt test is scheduled for Memorial Day Weekend 2010. I’ve been working toward it since late 2001. Yesterday, with 180 days to go, I decided to increase the intensity of my workouts. In fact, I’m typing this from my elliptical in my basement gym. I’m making a public […]

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