KARATE ACADEMY HOSTS SIGNING OF NEW MARTIAL ARTS MANUAL

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METHUEN — Giordano Family Methuen Karate Association (MKA) hosted a book signing of their new martial arts guide for Kyokushin Karate on Oct. 21 at the MKA studio.

Sempai John Goddard was responsible for the composition and construction of “Kihon/Kata” book, while Sensei Jarrod Brown served as the technique model in the book and Sensei Michael DiPietro was the technique extraordinaire.

Giordano added the guide will help the instructors at MKA be more consistent in their teaching and allow the students to perfect their skills while practicing at home.

The book is available for $60. For more information, call Giordano at 978-683-4287.

— GAYLE SIMONE