Tag - January

Repost: Tips for Beach Practice

Beach Practice Practical Wisdom ... Here are a few tips for our 45th beach practice on Saturday, January 17th, 2015, from 1-2 PM, at English Bay. Eat a good (warm?) breakfast a couple of hours before practice. Arrive dressed warmly: fleece, warm socks and boots, hat, on top of your gi. Hang on to what body heat you have. Beg friends and/or family to be there to cheer you on, take photos, and hold your stuff. You will be so grateful they are [...]

For Future Reference…

For the next time you get ready for our beach karate-do practice, here are the tips we'd emailed before today's practice: Beach Practice Practical Wisdom ... Here are a few tips for our 44th beach practice on Saturday, January 11th, 2014, from 1-2 PM, at English Bay. Eat a good (warm?) breakfast a couple of hours before practice. Arrive dressed warmly: fleece, warm socks and boots, hat, on top of your gi. Hang on to what body heat you have. Beg friends and/or family [...]

2014 Beach Practice

The last few days in Vancouver have been gray, with torrential rain and wind. Yes, not a huge deal compared to the snow storms back east, but wow, few of us were looking forward to training in the heavy rain! Thankfully, at exactly the time we were scheduled to train, the rains and winds stopped. Thank you to the members of the UBC club who arrived earlier to rake and clear the sand of sharp objects! Here we are against the [...]