Sensei Cheryl Murphy is a competitive karate practitioner, best known for her sparring and being a member of Team USA.
Sensei Cheryl Murphy – Episode 149
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A lot of our guests come from referrals of past guests, and so it was we were introduced to Sensei Cheryl Murphy. We’ve heard from a number of martial artists who enjoy competing – and some who compete at a very high level. You may see Sensei Murphy at the Olympics in 2020, though, and that would be a first for our guests. As a competitive kumite fighter, Sensei Murphy travels the world sparring. She has numerous national and world titles to her name, but here on the show we learn why competing is so important to her, why she’s still passionate about martial arts and how her Mom has been such a strong influence on her life.
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On today’s episode, we referenced our episode discussing karate’s inclusion in the 2020 Olympics. We also mention Renshi Lisa Magiera, who introduced Sensei Murphy to us, and Mr. Taimak Guariello, star of The Last Dragon, who appeared previously on the show.