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Photo of the Week: Growler Power

Growler Power

Christopher “Growler” Grau, Kiado-Ryu Black Belt #36, a second dan and webmaster of Kiado-Ryu.com, executes an elbow strike during a close-quarter practice session. Having excellent, functional, and powerful hand and arm strikes—which Growler most definitely has—is a most important ingredient of being an excellent Karate Institute of America Black Belt. Oh, the beard looks good, too!