Omega Karate-Do Abingdon VA

Omega Karate-Do is the site for Chikubu-Kai Karate-Do, located in Abingdon,Va. A martial arts school for the development of the mind, body and technique.

It is our goal at Omega Karate to instill more than just a physical skill. At the Chikubu-Kai Abingdon Dojo, we provide an environment of training for the mind (no ego, no foul language, no nonsense), for the body (physical training strengthens your best natural defense mechanism) and for technique (a movement without purpose is no movement at all). “I am the Alpha and Omega, the Beginning and the End….” (Rev 22:13) The concept for the term “Omega” is to show, not just something has concluded, but HOW it is concluded. The Bible records these words as Jesus speaking and identifying his eternal existence and that He transcends all of time and eternity. In the practical application of life, it isn’t how you start, but how finish (end). The same applies to martial arts. The Japanese term “ZANSHIN” is defined as “perfect finish”. Whether you are a student, business person, teacher, public servant, stay-at-home mom, community leader, project manager, or any one of dozens of other callings, it is imperative that you complete daily or weekly tasks to the best of your ability. But what about a violent encounter? Is there a difference? NO!! Just as in life, an encounter with someone who wants to harm you is not the time to finish in 2nd place. You don’t start the fight…. But when it does arrive, you finish 1st, you are the one to go home to your family, you cause the violator to regret ever messing with you!!! How is this accomplished? By continual training of the Mind, the Body and Technique. It is a lifestyle!! No matter what you’ve done in life or where you’ve been; no matter your story or history, every person can develop a warrior mindset to finish their life journey with physical, mental and spiritual success. A student once said to his master: You teach me fighting but you talk about peace. How do you reconcile the two?” The master replied: “It is better to be a warrior in a garden than to be a gardener in a war. Live your life in such a way that even Honorable men would envy you. Protecting yourself is self-defense. Protecting others is warriorship. A man once told me… The most important thing every man should know is what he would die for.

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Predator Behavior....

May the Joy and Peace of our Risen Saviour be found in your hearts this day!

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It is Your Karate you know…

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Staying Safe and Training at home

[03/30/20]   Good afternoon! It's been another busy day in the business world as we confront the issues of this virus. As many of you have seen, the governor's press conference today, March 30th, found us with a new executive order that is now a directive to stay in with only certain exceptions. Obviously, will not be having karate class tonight. I would encourage you to do training at home to maintain your physical and mental fitness. We will train together again soon. My prayers are with you that you stay safe and healthy!

[03/23/20]   Hey folks.... Happy Monday! As much as I hate to.... We will dismiss class tonight due to the Governor's regulation of the number of people in a gym facility.

As we see the number of COVID-19 cases increasing and getting closer to our area, it is more imperative to follow guidelines and maintain a healthy standard. I will evaluate the situation for next week's class... Stay safe...stay healthy. Train at home. No time to give up!

Due to the Covid-19 virus concerns, as well as other circumstances due to security, there will be no class tonight, March 16, 2020. I will advise later for next week's class. Stay safe and healthy - follow good hygiene practices! Continue to train! - Sensei Rex

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Man arrested after threatening to kill children at Austin church playground, police say

Many reasons why we teach situational awareness and to have a plan... even though this article has a political spin (ugh) to it... the event is just as scary. Contact us today to start your own training!

Considering concealed carry? Let's talk over your options and training as well....

kvue.com Gov. Greg Abbott blamed the incident on Austin city leaders, saying they "aren't giving police what they need."

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As a strong 2A supporter, USCCA member and Affiliate Instructor, it is my responsibility to share with you information to help YOU protect YOUR RIGHTS! Take a minute for a quick read...

To learn more about the protection USCCA offers, contact me direct or follow my link: https://bit.ly/2SAVARs

Sums it up.... Your physical, mental, emotional and spiritual growth is ultimately up to you. If you don't grow and become better, don't blame others...it's your life.

Stay safe.... Even on a night out♥️

To learn more on how you can increase your training as it pertains to conceal carry, click on this link: https://bit.ly/2SAVARs

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Don’t Go to Jail for Protecting Your Family

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go.usconcealedcarry.com “Gun owners need to realize what they’re really up against. That’s why we’ve created this easy-to-read guide… and that’s WHY we’re giving it away completely FREE. We’re on a mission to prepare responsibly armed Americans with the knowledge they need to stay safe and PREVAIL in the fa...

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Self-Defense, Not ‘Stuff’ Defense | Into the Fray | USCCA

There is a lot of conversation today about 2nd Amendment rights, Conceal Carry, etc...This article was originally published on USCCA.com and gives a brief look at WHEN you shoot...

To learn more on how you can increase your training as it pertains to conceal carry, click on this link: https://bit.ly/2SAVARs

For more information on self-defense and personal firearms training, contact us at Omega Karate 276-285-0590

usconcealedcarry.com The goal is to create enough dysfunction in your attacker that you can escape safely. If you can escape without firing a shot, make every effort to do so.

When the "bad guy" shows up to do harm, it's too late to get prepared... Learn how to begin the process to take care of those you love... Contact me today! It's your life - defend it!

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A tremendous day of training with Price, Soke! Don't let the smiles fool you... It was a hard day's work! But sooooo rewarding!! Great job to everyone!

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Attack or Fight???

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Fight, Defend, Survive

It's YOUR life.... Defend it!!!

Have a plan, be aware... There is a difference between a fight and an attack!! Contact Omega Karate at 276.285.0590 to learn more...

Practical application.... That's what it is all about!
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[01/14/20]   From Rōnin Tactics:

Teachings of a Rōnin (Warrior; Samurai)

“The Cycle”
- In time the grip on your weapon will not be as strong. The strike to your enemy is not as lethal. Your body will weaken. Your vision will fade and the mind will not be as sharp. This is the “Cycle” and it is necessary… for we cannot always be the ones the world calls on. There will be a next breed of young warriors and I will welcome them. For the chosen ones… you will suffer with loneness, pain, cold, hunger… you will be injured time and time again… you will watch your fellow brothers die as you continue on your path… Do not worry young ones… for you are the chosen ones and my brothers and I will strengthen your body and sharpen your mind. We will walk the path together and we will tell you our tale of tales through the teachings until the time when the path ends for us. This is a warrior “Cycle” and this is necessary… #warriorclass #godandcountry🇺🇸 #heavenandearth #TheWay #budo #bushido #journeyofathousandmiles👣 #americanronin🇺🇸 #ronintactics

Class tonight! 7pm! Let's make it happen!!

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The mother saw her daughter murdered... in Pigeon Forge... Yes, a place most all of us have been.

While we don't know all the details of the relationship between the attacker and the victim, this wasn't a stranger vs. stranger encounter...

But he contemplated the murder for several days...

Evil exists.

While nothing can bring her back, we mourn the loss of life.

Yet, we must remain ever vigilant to train, to be proactive, to maintain a sense of awareness, to seek help from resources (law enforcement, etc), to protect those who can't protect themselves...

[01/08/20]   This is important helpful information (Thanks, Monica Hicks, for sharing!)

International tensions are high right now. Iran has called on its sleeper cells around the world to hold retaliatory attacks against the US.

Things to remember at times like these:

- Keep your heads up and out of your phones while you're in public.

- Pay attention to your surroundings and make mental note of the locations of the nearest exits.

- Have no less than half a tank of gas in your vehicle at all times.

- Make sure your phone is charged when going out.

- For those willing and able to, carry your gun. Carry it concealed. Carry additional magazines.

- Have a small medical kit handy. Tourniquet, bandages, etc. A quick YouTube search will have you set up cheaply and quickly.

- Have a flashlight on you. Have a spare in your vehicle. In case of an attack in an enclosed building, lights going out causes confusion, makes you lose track of the people with you and can make a bad situation 10x worse. A simple, reliable flashlight can help alleviate these issues.

- Always carry a sturdy, lockable knife. It has many more uses than cutting cheesecake.

- Avoid stupid places, with stupid people, doing stupid things. This applies to anytime, not just during times of heightened security.

- Trust your instincts. If your spidey-senses are tingly while you are out, then that is your body sensing danger of some type. Intuition is telling you that something nearby wants to hurt you and your family, and go be somewhere else.

- If something doesn't look right, it probably isn't.

- Don't let someone else's Selective Ignorance deter you from being Properly Prepared to Provide Protection to your People.

I say these reminders not to scare the friends and family that read this but to make sure they are aware of the clear and present dangers that exist right here and now.

Bad people are intent on doing bad things to Americans. They do not care if you have kids, they don't care how you vote, and they don't care what church you attend. They care that you are an American, and they want to hurt as many Americans as possible.

They are not going to only target military bases stateside. They will go after and attack civilians. They will attack women and children specifically. This is what they do. This is why they are called "terrorists". Their goal is to create enough fear that others voluntarily bend to their will. Know that upfront and don't sugar-coat that fact.

Our country has been dealing with this issue for two decades, and honestly, we as a society have become lax recently to the possibility of attacks specifically from terrorists. Most of us have been more worried about the mentally unstable school-shooter-types that have filled the news this past couple of years. That has seemed the more plausible and likely threat. That is no longer the case. Enemies are actively planning to hurt Americans, on American soil.

Act accordingly.

Learn to take care of yourself and your family...

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Martial Arts Develop Leaders in Children - The Martial Arts Woman

Good Read from Sensei Andrea Harkins!

themartialartswoman.com Leadership sounds like a big word for a young kid. However, leadership roles come in all shapes and sizes just as kids do… Read More Martial Arts Develop Leaders in Children

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Ladies and Gentlemen,

Here it is... If you have ever doubted what the intentions of our governor is, wonder no more. When money is allocated for positions to ENFORCE gun control measures that haven't even passed, the trumpet is sounding! Your rights are under attack! Contact your legislators... Call the governor's office... Let your voice be heard!

Here is the phone number for Gov Northam's office, 804-786-2211.

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Moving into the New Year.

As a martial artist, what demands do you put on yourself?

Your biggest enemy is in the mirror. Train hard...

Train with seriousness...

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Martial arts can improve your attention span and alertness long term – new study

Contact us to get more information about how you can make yourself better!!

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May you have a safe and blessed day!!

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Man attempts to snatch baby from mother's arms at North Carolina Walmart

What would you do?? Self-Defense training isn't just about protecting yourself... but about protecting those you love!! Stay safe...Stay alert!!

abc11.com A man is facing charges after police say he grabbed a baby at a Walmart in Shelby, North Carolina.

To all who have served... To all who continue to serve... Omega Karate THANKS YOU, Veterans, for your sacrifice and commitment to our nation!

Too many want to "get" a black belt and think they've accomplished a great feat...

I beg to differ... To earn a black belt means you earn the right to begin to learn the art.

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What does martial arts training and Plexus have in common?

Both are a lifestyle choice!!
Both help mind and body!!
Both are beneficial to your everyday life!!

PM Sensei Rex Carter for more information on classes and Plexus information!!

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#lifestylechoice

"In the old days we trained Karate as a martial art, but now they train Karate as a gymnastic sport. I think we must avoid treating Karate as a sport – it must be a martial art at all times! Your fingers and the tips of your toes must be like arrows, your arms must be like iron. You have to think that if you kick, you try to kick the enemy dead. If you punch, you must thrust to kill. If you strike, then you strike to kill the enemy. This is the spirit you need in order to progress in your training.” –
Choshin Chibana (founder of Kobayashi Shorin-ryu Karate)

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