I started taking karate in 1976 under George Annarino of Newark Ohio. The style I train is a mixture of Japanese and Okinawan styles. I hold a 6th degree Black Belt under the Ko-Sutemi Seiei Kan Dojo, and have won 5 NBL World Championships between 1993-1997 while competing on a National
March 10, 2011
I am a kajukenbo practitioner and have learned that I need to get my hip resurfaced. At first I was all for re-leaving all this pain but after talking to the doctor and several people I have my doubts. First my doctor tells me that there will be limitations in my movement. For example, I would not be able to lift my knee past my hip or even do a high chamber … Read the rest
Normal Gomersall’s Hip Resurfacing with Mr. McMinn 2001
Norman Gomersall, an active Karate teacher, had a hip resurfacing operation in 2001. In a sport where agility and flexibility is key, Norman’s left Birmingham Hip Resurfacing (BHR) ‘gave him his live back’. The operation was performed by Mr McMinn.
You can read Norman’s personal blog on our website here: http://www.mcminncentre.co.uk/blog/?p=3
Karate teacher Norman Gomersall had felt the strain on his left hip for a long period … Read the rest