In 2009 I discovered karate for myself and as I slowly moved towards the Dan exam (1st Dan 2015) in 2014, I created this small excerpt from my karate life for the occasion.
Maybe it helps one or the other to motivate themselves and to stay on the ball. I hope you like it!
Motivation - 6 years karate and training in 7 minutes
*UPDATE:* Unbelievable! The video has already been viewed over 16,000 times. Thanks for that! 🙂
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