Nov 30, 2015 - Photos of the Week

Photo of the Week: General Douglas MacArthur Famous Quotes

General Douglas MacArthur was one of America’s greatest military commanders. As all great warriors, his words are a treasure trove of inspiration and power. Following are four of MacArthur’s famous quotations. There is no security in life. There is only opportunity. Age wrinkles the body. Quitting wrinkles the soul. No man is entitled to the blessings of freedom unless he be vigilant in its preservation. Old soldiers never die; they just fade away.

Nov 23, 2015 - Photos of the Week

Photo of the Week: How to Survive a Terrorist Attack

Following is great advice on dealing with a terrorist attack from former Navy Seal, Brandon Webb, and Army Ranger, Jack Murphy, authors of The Isis Solution. Information courtesy of an interview with Brandon Webb and Jack Murphy with host Megyn Kelly on the FOX News network. How to survive a terrorist attack RUN for COVER. “Get off the X” as they say in the Special Ops community. The “X” is the Point of Impact.

Nov 16, 2015 - Photos of the Week

Photo of the Week: A Date With KIA History, Set

Kim “Cultivator” Thomas and Tristan “Raptor” Ligtvoet strike a pose in solidarity as their date with KIA history is set—15 December 2015, Tuesday. And what is the historical significance? Mr. Thomas will be completing the requirements for his 5th Dan Black Belt, an accomplishment earning the title “Master” in the Karate Institute of America system, a feat never before attained in the KIA’s 36 year history. The second part of the historical evening will witness Mr.

Nov 2, 2015 - Photos of the Week

Photo of the Week: Blue Belt Blonde Barracuda

Congratulations to Zemia “Barracuda” Garrett on the accomplishment of her Blue Belt on 28 October! Zemia is extremely dedicated and has worked diligently to achieve her new rank at the Karate Institute of America. Besides her diligence and dedication, another remarkable talent Barracuda exhibits is her fiery and feisty competitiveness. She can really turn up the heat when she fights, clearly holding her own with any dude. And power? Ouch!

Oct 26, 2015 - Photos of the Week

Photo of the Week: Raptor Goes Air-borne

Raptors were born to fly, and Tristan “Raptor” Ligtvoet does just that - going air-borne as he prepares for his upcoming Black Belt test. When Tristan began his martial arts journey at eight years old, he could hardly get his legs above knee height. However, with years of study and development, his ability and talent grew as he moved up through the ranks of the Karate Institute of America.