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Splash at Northwestern: Spring Splash May 27th, 2023!

NU Splash Biography

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CHRISTOPHER MEAD, NU PhD student in Materials Science Department

College: Northwestern University

Major: Not available.

Year of Graduation: G

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Brief Biographical Sketch:

I am a first year PhD student in the Materials Science department at Northwestern. I completed my undergraduate degree in Materials Science at Cornell University. My many hobbies include cooking, skiing, and karate. I have studied Isshinryu karate for 14 years and hold a second degree black belt in the style. I was also a highly active member and served as president of Cornell's karate club.

Past Classes

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X540: Basics of Okinawan Karate in Splash 2020 Fall (Online) (Nov. 14, 2020)
Students through this 50 min class will learn the first basic punch and kick of Isshinryu karate, a style of Okinawan karate. A brief presentation on the history of Isshinryu will be given to help students contextualize the techniques they will learn. This class will not require much free space, however please be sure you have enough room to throw a kick while standing in place.