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.
Karate-Do literally means “the way of Karate.” The two Chinese
characters making up the word Karate (空手) translate to “empty hand.”
“Kara” connotes “emptiness,” but can also mean “sky,” which
symbolically refers to the universe or nature. “Kara” also means
Two LKA students, and students of all ages from across Louisiana as well, earned rank at the recent kyu rank exam at the LKA dojo, conducted by Chief Examiner Sensei Takayuki Mikami (9th degree, Japan Karate Association), assisted by Sensei Doug Walsh (4th degree) and...