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17th August 2014

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Happy Birthday Sensei McLain

Sensei celebrated his 70th birthday last week. Happy birthday Sensei! He is seen here in the 60’s with…

Happy Birthday Sensei McLain

Sensei celebrated his 70th birthday last week. Happy birthday Sensei! He is seen here in the 60’s with…

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28th July 2014

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Congratulation Mr. Ezra Scott

Mr Scott, while continuing to train and teach as the Chief Instructor and Nidan of James McLain’s Kosho School of Karate, has also been training Ju Jitsu with Mr.

Congratulation Mr. Ezra Scott

Mr Scott, while continuing to train and teach as the Chief Instructor and Nidan of James McLain’s Kosho School of Karate, has also been training Ju Jitsu with Mr.

20th July 2014

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Our new Shodan

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

Sensei McLain 9th Dan and Mr. Stinson 1st Dan

McLain's Kosho School of Karate 2014

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19th July 2014

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Chop Talk

Please visit Mr Nate England’s audio website for some fascinating history of Karate

http://choptalk.podbean.com/

Also, please like the site on facebook.

Mr. Nate England

Mr. Nate England

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15th May 2014

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Promotions

McLain's Kosho Karate SchoolWe’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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1st March 2014

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We Walked Along the River and Found the Current Soothing.

We Walked Along the River and Found the Current Soothing.

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.

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17th February 2014

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17th February 2014

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2nd February 2014

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31st January 2014

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Stillness and WaitingA few nights ago, the temperature was down in the single digits. This is Tennessee. And a Tennessee…View Post

Stillness and Waiting

A few nights ago, the temperature was down in the single digits. This is Tennessee. And a Tennessee…

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27th January 2014

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Sensei’s AlbumSensei has allowed the showing of most of his photo album. I have created a film so as to protect…View Post

Sensei’s Album

Sensei has allowed the showing of most of his photo album. I have created a film so as to protect…

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20th October 2013

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In ServiceI sat in the backyard on a sunny midday just before the weather turns cool, beginning a march…View Post

In Service

I sat in the backyard on a sunny midday just before the weather turns cool, beginning a march…

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