Thing 1 & Thing 2: The Dynamic Karate Twins’ Farewell to School

Identical twins Jack and Ryan have long been a dynamic duo, renowned for their unique spirit and shared passions. One of these shared passions is Shotokan Karate, a discipline they’ve been studying since the age of four. Their commitment to this martial art has not only cultivated their physical abilities but also refined their mental discipline and respect for tradition.

On the last day of secondary school, they decided to showcase their unique twin dynamic in a fun and memorable way at their secondary school’s infamous leaver’s day pageant. They chose to dress up as Thing 1 and Thing 2 from the beloved Dr. Seuss book, “The Cat in the Hat” which was first published in

As they paraded through town in their iconic red jumpsuits with their fellow peers who were also in fancy dress, residents and passersby couldn’t help but cheer on the spirited fun. For many students, it was the moment that combined the nostalgia of their school years with the anticipation of new beginnings.

The twins’ dedication to Shotokan Karate has undoubtedly played a significant role in shaping their journey thus far. It has instilled in them a sense of purpose, commitment, and respect for others, values that they will carry with them as they embark on their next adventure. Just as Thing 1 and Thing 2 brought a whirlwind of fun and excitement to the pages of Dr. Seuss’s book, Jack and Ryan have left their mark on their school and their karate dojo. As they move forward, they plan to continue their karate practice, carrying the lessons they’ve learned into the next phase of their lives.