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Karate Tournament
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Let’s say that you signed up for a tournament, spoke to your instructor about a promotional test, or committed to demonstrating your style’s unique properties at a major event. Either way, there are things that you’ll need to do to get ready. Rather than overthink it, I broke down the preparation steps into just three: prepare yourself mentally, physically, and emotionally. By shoring up these three important areas, you will be doing all you can to ensure you’re firing on all cylinders and operating at your very best.
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