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Wax Off: Karate Kids Stay Ninja-Silent During Lauderdale Tournament

Who knew that this weekend in Fort Lauderdale, the National Karate Federation staged its national championships? Clearly, this is a federation that needs some steel cages, a Kimbo Slice, and a sequel to the 1984 Ralph Macchio classic. Well... one outta three ain't bad.

Here's video shot from this weekend's tournament. But I recommend clicking the jump, then playing the montage that includes the Joe Esposito song. That score makes the local video much more exciting. (Though in real life, no karate master is dumb enough to walk into the crane kick.)

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Thomas Francis