Odisha karate instructor proves that even deaf can learn martial arts
Anand Mouli Patnaik, a karate instructor from Orrisa has proved that even deaf children can learn martial arts.
Anand who holds the rank of the 5th Dan in Shito-Ryu Karate, devotes some hours to the children of orphanages and deaf schools every week.
With the help of martial arts, Anand tries to improve the confidence of the deaf children, make them more aware and also help them understand the real difference between use and misuse of the skill.
Recently on World Deaf Day, Anand’s deaf students came together on the stage to put up a martial arts performance.
Anand also provides karate training to girls and women to empower them.
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