2013 Ozawa Cup Results

901178_10152818993330032_1070587382_oArizona Wado Karate was ranked in the Top Ten! KUDOS to all Karateka’s, Sensei”s and Parents

From Fred, Roel and Laura

 Gold Medalists
Rachelle Cortina (Kumite)
Mitzvah Estevez (Kumite)
Kaden Vargas (Kumite)

Silver Medalists
Jason Bustamante (Kumite)
Jake Salanga (Kumite)
Jake Calanga (Kata)

Bronze Medalist (3rd Place)
Thomas Beaver (Kumite)
Rachelle Cortina (Kata)
Mitzvah Estevez …

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Holiday Schedule 2017

The dojo will be closed the following Holidays:

January: Monday 16th – Martin Luther King Jr.

February: Monday 20th – Presidents Day

April: Saturday 15th – Easter

May: Saturday 27th & Monday 29th – Memorial Day

July: Saturday 1st, Monday 3rd & Tuesday 4th – Independence Day

September: Saturday 2nd & Monday 4th – Labor

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Sensei Moore’s Mission Trips to Kosova

2004 through 2011

Karate Class in Kosovo

2004 through 2011  
For the past several years, Sensei Marlon Moore and Art Aguayo (an ex-professional soccer player) have traveled to the war torn country of Kosova where they have provided sport camps for children. Sensei Moore has also taught at many of the local Karate (mostly Shotokan) and Tae Kwon Do …

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Hot or Cold?

People are easily confused about treating sports injuries. Should an ice pack or the heating pad be applied? Our bodies go through stages as we heal: acute, sub acute and chronic. This first step in treating any injury is determining which stage of injury is being experienced.

The first stage, the acute stage, begins with …

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Free Self-Defense Class

When: Saturday, April 21, 2012 – 11:35 thru 12:30 

Where: SW corner of Alma School and Warner

Teens and Adults
Men and Women

Please call to make a reservation
480-839-3009
or email info@arizonawado.com…

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Heavy Bag Training

If used properly, heavy-bag training is a good substitute for a live training partner. It provides an opportunity to practice powerful hand and foot combinations against a solid moving target that reacts to being struck. Individual or combination techniques can be focused toward varying heights. Distancing can be either long-range (kicks) or very close-range (elbow …

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How to train properly for Karate competition + belt testing

What do you do when you’re completely exhausted, spent and “done” but there’s still time left on the clock or you have another match coming up? Fatigue can be your toughest opponent, simultaneously attacking your thoughts, emotions and body, trying to get you to quit. Fatigue is not all in your head, but how you …

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To Fight or Not to Fight?

Wild at Heart. Discovering the Secret of a Man’s Soul.

Written By John Eldredge

The following is a quote from this book, with some thoughts of mine at the end.

“What’s wrong Tiger? I asked. He wouldn’t say, wouldn’t even look up. What happened? He didn’t want to talk about it. Finally, the story came

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