This year and a half has been very hard on The Art of Karate. With the death of our founder and Grand Master James Dean Rudibaugh, not a year later Mr. Thomas Casale and now it breaks my heart to announce that Mr. Paul Brailer 2nd Degree Black Belt lost his battle with on going health issues on Wednesday September 13. In remembrance of this great man, we will be closed on Monday September 18 and Tuesday September 19 so that all may go and pay their respects. His calling hours are from 4-8pm on Monday and the funeral is Tuesday at 11am. Both at Canfield Hickman in Barberton. Burial will follow at the Holy Cross Cemetery and luncheon at Guys Party Center.