15-Year-old Karate Expert Teaches Moves to Seniors – and the Results Are Pure Gold

Article Link: https://www.goodnewsnetwork.org/15-year-old-karate-expert-teaches-moves-to-seniors-and-the-results-are-pure-gold/

Discussion posted by: David McNamara

This young karate teacher hopes his YouTube channel is more contagious than the current pandemic—because he wants to keep seniors active, even if they’re stuck inside. Jeffrey Wall just turned 15, yet he is the founder of Golden Age Karate, an outreach program he began last October to teach seniors at the Friendship Village nursing home in his hometown of Dayton, Ohio. Then, two days before the final class, the shelter-in-place order came down from the Ohio governor halting his personal fitness crusade for the elderly—or did it?