Harlem Karate Institute

2234 3rd Ave.
New York, NY 10035
Dr. Ernest Hyman, a tenth-degree red belt (i.e. one of the best fighters in the country) teaches his students to be simultaneously aharda and agentle.a The trail to the black belt is a bit more strenuous here than at other places. Hyman requires all students to bring in their report cards: If their grades slip, he'll require that they study in the acomputer rooma for an hour before exercises. If that doesnat work, heall demote them in belt rank.


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