This Eighth-Degree Black Belt Is 70 Years Old and Still Going Strong
The septuagenarian martial artist is alive and kickin’ in Mount Kisco.

By William Dyer, Westchester Magazine
Published: 02/28/2017

After 55 years of relentless training, eighth-degree black belt Masakazu Takahashi has cultivated a loyal following in his Mount Kisco dojo of students from all ages and backgrounds. Writer William Dwyer reports that the 70-year-old master hasn’t slowed down one bit.

Sensei Masakazu Takahashi of Armonk is an eighth-degree black belt and the head of the US Kenkojuku Karate Association. Impressed? You should be, especially considering that Takahashi is also 70 years old and hasn’t slowed down one bit...read more

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