Adaptive Karate; Knowledge of the Mind, Honesty of the Heart, & Strength of the Body

Arts & Recreation Webinar Series
Thursday, June 13, 2024
2:00 PM – 3:30 PM, Eastern Time

Sponsored by Great Lakes ADA Center and ADA National Network (ADANN)
For help, contact Great Lakes ADA Center: 1-877-232-1990 (Voice/TTY) or email

Register for the Zoom Webinar

Shorei Goju Ryu Black Belt, Burn Survivor, and Bi-Lateral Above Knee Amputee, Jeremy Warriner shares his disability origin story and how adapting Karate to accommodate his disabilities has improved his quality of life. This session will explore the relationship between Martial Arts as a form of exercise, meditation, and recreation, and the potential benefits for people living with diverse disabilities. Including video demonstrations of modified choreographed forms known as “Katas,” performed with advanced prosthetic legs, crutches, and manual wheelchair. Demonstrations will also show how to incorporate traditional weapons as an adaptive practice. Learn the value of self-defining concepts of mental, emotional, and physical health and achieving those goals through the practice of Adaptive Karate.

Real-time captioning will be provided for this session.

Individuals may submit questions in advance for the presenters during the registration process.

Continuing Education Credit available: Certificate of Attendance; ACTCP: 1.5 Credits

Jeremy Warriner, Consultant; Inspirational Speaker; CEO, Walking Spirit & Spirit Therapies, LLC