Tagged with karate

Another day at the dojo…

Every single time I am at karate class I reflect on the professional practice I see around me.  Granted, my job is to calm my mind and focus, but that continues to challenge me.  Many of the instructors who lead my karate class are teachers themselves, and it is clear given the nature of the … Continue reading

Saturday morning learning in the dojo

Recently I read this post by Brian Stack of Connected Principals comparing the karate studio as an example of a competency based classroom. In this blog posting, he discusses the elements of the karate studio that are examples of excellence in teaching practice.  While I was at karate class with my five year old son Sam … Continue reading