Stories


Grand Master Celebrates This Month

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Mar 2021

Grand Master Celebrates This Month

March is a very special month for Grand Master Michael Ajay. March 9th marks his 40th year as the full-time business we know as Ajay’s Karate.  He was a young man of only 25 when he opened his first studio...

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How to Throw a Punch by David Nield

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Dec 2020

How to Throw a Punch by David Nield

At Ajay’s Karate we spend an awful lot of time teaching how to punch, correcting finger and thumb placement, which part to the hand to use, protecting your head, and stance.  And we always give the reasons why we do...

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How It Began

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Nov 2020

How It Began

Recently Grand Master Michael Ajay and I were reminiscing about when we started Taekwondo.  It was back in the 1960s. In 1966 he was 10, and in 1968 I was 8 when we both began our journey into martial arts. ...

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This?  Or That?

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Oct 2020

This? Or That?

This? Or That? Ajay’s Karate, or Ajay’s Taekwondo?  Well both … read on! In 1981 a young man of 25 years of age decided to share his love and passion for martial arts with the Sacramento region.  He was a...

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My Son and Daughter’s Journey in Taekwondo (So Far!)

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Jul 2020

My Son and Daughter’s Journey in Taekwondo (So Far!)

Taekwondo, that is what might help. As I sat through numerous IEP meetings at my son’s school, this was something that was constantly mentioned to us by his Resource teacher, Classroom teacher, and Speech teacher. They had other students who...

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A Mother and Son Journey to Black Belt

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Jan 2020

A Mother and Son Journey to Black Belt

My son and I have embarked on a journey throughout the last several years that has allowed us to grow in more ways than I can imagine. As a martial arts parent and student, this journey has allowed me to...

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We surpassed our goal and collected 459 pounds of food and goods.

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Dec 2019

Epic Food Drive!

In late October, early November Ajay’s Karate held the most Epic Food Drive in our history! We have been collecting for the Elk Grove Food Bank for a number of years, but never have we had the outpouring of contributions...

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