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The Karate Dad is my attempt at applying martial arts principles to parenting, as well as chronicling my son’s journey in the martial arts starting at a young age. I will share lessons learned, tips, tricks, and stories along the way. I hope other parents out there find it useful or at least entertaining!


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Watch how Anders progresses in his karate training with his dad in The Karate Dad episodes on YouTube. This series chronicles Anders journey in karate starting with his first class at 12 months old!


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About Me

Hi! I am Master Steve Elmore. I am 5th degree black belt in Tang Soo Do and run a studio full time in Seattle. I have a super cute young son named Anders who is chomping at the bit to start karate. Besides teaching karate, I enjoy writing about what I’ve learned over my 30+ years in martial arts to help people achieve their goals.