What's your name, your age, where do you live ?
My name isTerra Szymkowiak, 15, i'm from California
Which Martial Art do you do? What belt ?
I'm a karate and Kemscima-doh,black belt & Jiu Jitsu White belt
* Kemscima-doh info: Founded in 1985 by Grandmaster Glenn C. Abrescy, Kemscrima-Doh is a hybrid art that features an eclectic blend of Chinese Kempo, Filipino Escrima, and Indonesian Kuntao.
In Kemscrima-Doh, "Kem" refers to Kempo, "Scrima" symbolizes Escrima, and "Doh" translates to "The Way." Together, Kemscrima-Doh is
"The Way of the Stick and Fist
List any titles or competitions you have won.
Black Black Champion (two years in a row) Black belt of the year, & Competitor of the year
How many years of training ?
3 almost 4
How many hours of training per week ?
20 to 25 hours a week !
Why did you start this sport ?
Because I got inspired from the Karate Kid movie
Why do you like this sport ?
Because it can change a lot of things, your attitude, your physical fitness, even the way you look at things.
I have many but one of my favorites would be "Flashing Daggers" which is against a choke.
(it's a self defense move)
Have you ever had to use your skills in self defence?
Not yet, no
Would you like to play in action/martial art movie ?
Yes, I think that'd be really awesome!!
Do you have other hobbys ?
I like other things but I wouldn't say there my hobbys, Martial Arts is my life!
Any advices to women who want to practise this sport ?
Do not be discouraged by men or anyone you have a right to be there so don't make ANYONE make you feel unwelcome.
Thank you very much Terra !