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Art of the Sword

Published: Tuesday, Aug. 5, 2014 10:11 a.m. CST

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The art of the sword is an ancient art practiced by those devoted to history, tradition and respect. Sensei Bernie Ray, lead instructor for Midwest Shotokan Karate in Genoa, continues to be a student of the sword. Ray (left), pictured with his instructor Sensei Marty Cieplik, chief instructor, Iai Tate Doshi -Rensei Kai, continue to meet and practice weekly at the MSKA Prospect Heights location. Those interested in learning more about the sword, should call 815-751-5673.

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