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On Saturday, Mr Neil Stinson was promoted to the rank of Shodan. Congratulations Mr. Stinson.
“great thanks and appreciation to everyone to have trained with me these passed years. I am honored to be Sensei McLain’s student and honored to train Shuri Ryu Karate. Thank You Sensei, Mr. England, Mr. Scott, Mr. Garrett, Mr. Tillman.”
Sensei McLain 9th Dan and Mr. Stinson 1st Dan
McLain’s Kosho School…
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Mr. Nate England
We’ve had several promotions to announce this season.
Congratulations to Mr. Ezra Scott, head instructor for McLain’s Kosho School of karate. He has been promoted to Ni Dan.
Congratulations to Mr Richard Garrett. He’s been promoted the Ni Kyu.
Congratulations to Mr Jason Tillman. He’s most recently been promoted to 4th Kyu.
Congratulations to our newest member, Mr Patrick Boals. A Whit Belt, he…
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We walked along the Stones River on the Greenway path. The current was fast but patient. Watched the water curl and swirl and eddy and flow. The river was soothing this morning. We looked at the trees and the bushes and heard all the creatures going about their day. Our walking pace was steady but not hurried. Time in no shortage this day.
As we crested a hill, we stopped to stretch and drink a…
Stillness and Waiting
A few nights ago, the temperature was down in the single digits. This is Tennessee. And a Tennessee…
Sensei has allowed the showing of most of his photo album. I have created a film so as to protect…
I sat in the backyard on a sunny midday just before the weather turns cool, beginning a march…
Petitions and Protests
a bluff in Tennessee
A priest spoke last week about what God does and doesn’t do. He told a story.…
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Congratulation Mr. Stinson
Mr Stinson has earned the rank of Ikkyu, 1st Brown Belt. Congratulations and keep training.
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