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The Girl Scouts learn some self-defense forms with Master Brooks of CMB Karate

Lily and her Girl Scout troop visited CMB Karate recently for one of their regularly scheduled troop meetings. Master Christopher Brooks spent time to teach 6 out of 7 of them self-defense moves. I say 6 out of 7, because … Continue reading

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The kids and their CMB Karate Demo Team performed at the Wells Fargo Center in April 2018

The Sunday after we got back from Florida, the kids and their CMB Karate Demo Team were performing at the Wells Fargo Center before a 76ers basketball game. We skipped church in the morning, then drove them down to Philadelphia. … Continue reading

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2018 CMB Karate Demo Team performance at Rutgers

CMB Karate’s Demo Team performed during halftime for a recent Rutgers basketball game in New Brunswick. The demo team has been practicing their new 2018 routine for a few months now, and it looks great. I took photos while another … Continue reading

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Joshua and Lily both took 2nd place in a recent karate tournament

I hadn’t mentioned this previous, but the Ipe kids have been practicing for a karate tournament this month. Not that they had a lot of time  with all of their other activities, but the tournament was quickly approaching on Sunday … Continue reading

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2017 CMB Karate Demo Team performance at the Wells Fargo Center (2nd time!)

Last April, the kids performed with the rest of the CMB Karate demo team at the Wells Fargo Center. Last year, it was on the concourse next to a Kia Optima on display. Nice, but it obviously would have been … Continue reading

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Josh & Lily (and their CMB Karate Demo Team) performed at the Arm & Hammer Park in Trenton

On Sunday, May 15th, the CMB Karate Demo Team performed this year’s routine down at Arm & Hammer Park, on the field, before the actual game started. It was pretty cool. I tried to get some good shots using my … Continue reading

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CMB Karate Demo Team performance at the Wells Fargo Center

In case I haven’t mentioned it before, the kids joined the CMB Karate demonstration team earlier this year. For the past few months, they’ve been practicing their routine with the intent to perform in front of large crowds at various sporting … Continue reading

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Josh & Lily earn their Advanced Green Belts

Josh and Lily earned their Advanced Green Belts last Friday. Namita has been taking them for make-up / extra classes, and we’ve encouraged the kids to practice as much as possible every day. An hour before the actual test, the kids … Continue reading

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Lily’s 7th Birthday Party

Last Saturday, we had Lily’s 7th birthday party. We looked at all the options, but she likes karate and ninjas so much, so why not a martial arts themed party? My wife naturally tied it to Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, … Continue reading

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