RANK: Blue belt – sixth kyu
SCHOOL: Merriwether Middle
WHY DID YOU CHOOSE KARATE? I want to be able to defend myself if someone attacks me.
WHAT IS THE MOST DIFFICULT THING TO DO IN KARATE? Remembering and
pronouncing the terms for the Japanese culture
STANDOUT MOMENT: My placings at my second tournament.
STRENGTHS: My kihon (basics)
IMPROVEMENT GOAL: To earn my black belt and defend myself
WORST INJURY: Being punched in the stomach
TRAINING ROUTINE: Time at class, then training at home with my sister and black belt friend
SPORT YOU WOULD LIKE TO TRY: Soccer
WHY IS BEING INVOLVED IN SPORTS
IMPORTANT? To learn lessons and reach goals