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Presidents Day

Presidents Day commemorates the birthdays of George Washington and Abraham Lincoln. I remember those dates being separate occasions on the calendar but, since the mid-1980s, there has been a push to refer to those dates as “Presidents Day”.

On this federal holiday, we recognize the significant contributions of our first President. But we also recognize the important job that all Presidents have in leading our country.

But there is something very relevant and important that ties our country’s leaders to this small town Karate school — something you may not know.

Some of our Presidents…

Were martial artists.

How cool is that?!?

Who were these titans of both policy and punching?

Boxing

Both Gerald Ford and Theodore Roosevelt had experience in boxing.

Jiu-Jitsu/Judo

What you may not know is that Theodore Roosevelt also had a brown belt in Judo & Jiu-Jitsu!

Wrestling

George Washington and Abraham Lincoln were known for wrestling with bullies. The same confidence that helped them overcome bullies helped them face bigger obstacles. Washington helped lead the colonies to victory in the Revolutionary War and Lincoln ended slavery.

Other Presidents who wrestled:

James Garfield
Franklin Pierce
Andrew Jackson
Ulysses S Grant
Chester Arthur
Zachary Taylor
Howard Taft
Dwight Eisenhower

Taekwondo

Our 44th President, Barack Obama, earned his green belt in Taekwondo. In 2009, the South Korean government awarded former President Obama with an honorary Black Belt.

While people may disagree about Presidential policies, hopefully we can agree that it’s pretty cool that some of our nation’s leaders have trained in the martial arts.

Happy Presidents Day!

 


Master Matthew Pattillo - Martial Arts in Winder GAMatt Pattillo is the owner of Master Pattillo Martial Arts in Winder, GA and Jiu-Jitsu Winder. A 6th Degree Black Belt in Karate, and head instructor since 2001, Master Pattillo has taught thousands of kids and adults in Barrow County, GA.