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Disabled Kids Taught Martial Art, With Love

A female martial arts trainer teaches Aikido free of charge to disabled children with hope of integrating them into society. Trung Hieu reports. In a large martial arts training gym at the Sports Club on Ho Xuan Huong Street in HCM City’s District 3, an old woman wearing an Aikido gi (Aikido uniform) patiently guides … Continue Reading

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Tai Chi for those in wheelchairs

Cynthia Quarta began teaching seated tai chi about a dozen years ago when she worked at an assisted living facility. She taught tai chi and other martial arts for years before that, but when she had students in wheelchairs she had to change her curriculum. “Any standing was out of the question,” Quarta said. Quarta … Continue Reading

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Martial Arts saves life of Plano man

BY CHRIS O’DELL, codell@acnpapers.com Published: Wednesday, March 9, 2011 2:31 PM CST Eight years ago, William Binns III was a promising brown belt under the direction of seven-time U.S. Karate champion Tim Kirby. Binns was also a bright student at the University of Texas in Austin, majoring in chemical engineering. However, around that time, the … Continue Reading

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91-year-old is a martial arts master

By Ben Stores Published on Mon Feb 28 10:49:01 GMT 2011 HE’S no karate kid, but superfit 91-year-old Cristobal Campos is giving youngsters a run for their money. The pensioner refuses to let age get in the way of what he does as he gears up to launch a series of tae kwon do classes. … Continue Reading

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Disabled Kids Taught Martial Art, With Love

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A female martial arts trainer teaches Aikido free of charge to disabled children with hope of integrating them into society. Trung Hieu reports. In a large martial arts training gym at the Sports Club on Ho Xuan Huong Street in HCM City’s District 3, an old woman wearing an Aikido gi (Aikido uniform) patiently guides … Continue Reading

Tai Chi for those in wheelchairs

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Cynthia Quarta began teaching seated tai chi about a dozen years ago when she worked at an assisted living facility. She taught tai chi and other martial arts for years before that, but when she had students in wheelchairs she had to change her curriculum. “Any standing was out of the question,” Quarta said. Quarta … Continue Reading

Martial Arts saves life of Plano man

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BY CHRIS O’DELL, codell@acnpapers.com Published: Wednesday, March 9, 2011 2:31 PM CST Eight years ago, William Binns III was a promising brown belt under the direction of seven-time U.S. Karate champion Tim Kirby. Binns was also a bright student at the University of Texas in Austin, majoring in chemical engineering. However, around that time, the … Continue Reading

91-year-old is a martial arts master

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By Ben Stores Published on Mon Feb 28 10:49:01 GMT 2011 HE’S no karate kid, but superfit 91-year-old Cristobal Campos is giving youngsters a run for their money. The pensioner refuses to let age get in the way of what he does as he gears up to launch a series of tae kwon do classes. … Continue Reading

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