March 15, 2020

By agreement of the Board of Directors, and in consideration of the Coronavirus ( COVID-19,) Louisiana Karate Association will be closed until further notice. This is for safety and health reasons, as well as respecting the numerous announcements that have been made wo...

December 6, 2019

One of the many wonderful things about practicing Karate- Do is that hundreds of thousands practice it worldwide. No matter where one may visit or move to, it is highly likely that there is a Karate dojo somewhere in that city, county, state or country or continent. Th...

October 4, 2019

Karate training has many more benefits than learning the triad basis of Karate training, (consisting of Kihon-basic techniques, Kata-formal prearranged sequences of self-defense techniques and Kumite-sparring), learning and training self-defense techniques, getting in...

September 6, 2019

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August 6, 2019

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Originally published July 17, 2019 on The Shotokan Times.

Wisdom does not emerge with age. It emerges with experience. Although, Kellan Lyman is only 28 years old, she has practiced Shotokan now for more then 20 years. The training has had a huge effect on her as she sa...

July 10, 2019

The LKA Youth Class is very proud of its newest Black Belts Jad Chehab and Isa Chenab. Both attended the JKA/AF Summer Camp and took and passed their Dan Examinations. Jad and Isa have been consistently training for 5.5 years and are the youngest Dan ranks at LKA. 

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July 9, 2019

In the current world of Youtube, Facebook, Instragram, Twitter, etc., nearly everything is obtainable nearly instantly. And that includes Karate as a subject. Want to know something about Karate? Look it up on the internet somewhere or other. Most likely what you are w...

June 6, 2019

It is very interesting to notice the several similarities and duplicates within Shotokan kata. Whether found in a relatively easier kata and/or in a more advanced kata, upon close examination, similarities are to be found. When looked at from this perspective, the natu...

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