Jul 9

Metamora Martial Arts Featured on WMBD 31 This Morning

Ahead of this Saturday’s grand re-opening of Black Belt Magazine’s Best Children’s Program, I represented Metamora Martial Arts on WMBD 31 This Morning show with Donnie Tillman and Karissa Sanford.

I performed an application from the kata Kanku Sho, a 150-year-old form. I’ve performed this form numerous times at competitions around the state, and I even won first place with it at the AKA Grand Nationals in Chicago earlier this year.

You’ll get to see my full award-winning performance of Kanku Sho in its entirety this Saturday, July 13, at our grand re-opening, along with demonstrations from our students.

Watch Adam Bockler on WMBD 31>>

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Adam Bockler

Sensei Adam Bockler is a 2nd-degree black belt in karate and the owner of Metamora Martial Arts. He's been in the martial arts since 2003, and has received instruction in tai chi chuan, Hsing-i chuan, judo, tae kwon do and XMA. Sensei Bockler was inducted into the 2014 USA Martial Arts Hall of Fame as Karate Black Belt of the Year. He is the communications manager for Float Mobile Learning.

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