Alpha has officially taken her karate to the logical next step, and put herself on track for a black belt. This puts her into ‘Doshi Kai’, which basically means she’s not trying karate out anymore – she’s a serious student.
Here’s a segment from the promotion ceremony:
Missing from the video is me giving her the gold belt, and a short kata demonstration. Her kata are now crisp and confident.
While walking the dog around the lake this morning, I heard the newly-formed ice ‘pinging’ as the sun rose above the trees. Turn up the volume to hear it.