|Group of Wyoming martial artists include Hanshi Finley (Casper) in back.|
L to R in front are Uchi Deshi Heather From (Nebraska), Elena Finley
(soon to be from Mars), and Dr. Florence Teule (France).
In traditional karate, women train weekly to acquire focus, power, muscle memory and instinct. During training, they also have the added benefit of making new friends, get some good exercise, muscle tone, lose weight, learn some Japanese language while keeping fit.
|Outdoor training (Gassuku) attendees learn to use a|
hanbo (3-foot stick) for self-defense.
|Another student trains with throwing stars|
|Sensei Paula Borea trains with husband, O'Sensei Bill Borea at the Arizona School of |
Traditional Karate in Mesa, Arizona
As an update (12/2017) to Women in Martial Arts in Mesa, Arizona, the Arizona Hombu dojo welcomed Sensei Alexandra (3rd degree black belt & PhD) from Arizona State University (ASU) saw the return of Sensei Victoria (3rd degree black belt) after her visit to the Vatican in Italy, and promoted Amira, Harmony, Rihanna, Suzette to 1st degree black belt, and Janel to 2nd degree black belt, while Nancy was promoted to brown belt. At the Utah dojo, Kris was promoted to 1st degree black belt. We are all proud of the accomplishments and achievements of the women in our school.
|At the Arizona Hombu Dojo - 2017|
|2017 photo taken at the Arizona Hombu Dojo|