Christian Buffaloe recently won the 2017 I.K.F. U.S. East Coast Muay-Thai Kickboxing Championship title and belt at the event at the Crown Reef Resort Conference Center in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina. Professional Muay-Thai Kickboxing coaches Sharon Pastor and Norm Elliot also helped prepare Buffaloe for this title match.
A Gaithersberg, Maryland, karate teacher accused of inappropriately touching a 15-year-old girl is charged with one count of sexual abuse of a minor and one count of fourth-degree sex offense, police said. The victim reported the abuse to Montgomery County Police June 29, and detectives investigated inappropriate touching that took place during class lessons between January and June, police said.
But the good news is that anyone can learn to defend themselves, and one local resident is reaching out to teach them how. Morgan Duzoglou, a life coach with MD Values Coaching and sensei at Key Biscayne's Academy of Martial Arts, is teaching a women's self-defense seminar Saturday, October 21 from 9:30-11 a.m. at the Academy, 328 Crandon Boulevard, suite 206.
Watch out for the leg sweep! Ralph Macchio and William Zabka of The Karate Kid film TV reboot in Atlanta The actors were reprising their roles as Daniel LaRusso and Johnny Lawrence for the upcoming YouTube Red series Cobra Kai. Karate guys: Ralph Macchio and William Zabka are shown filming The Karate Kid reboot Cobra Kai on Sunday in Atlanta The half-hour comedy takes place 34 years after the original and follows down on his luck former bully Johnny as he re-opens the Cobra Kai dojo on a search for redemption.
More than 45 associations from across the UK, as well as Italy and Germany, competed in kata and kumite at the prestigious event in Edinburgh. And Newham's Shoujin finished joint eighth overall in the final medal table after picking up three golds and two bronze.