‘Karate Kid’ ages into martial arts master

‘WAX ON, WAX OFF’—Above, teacher Conrad Ercolono. Below, daughter Raven Ercolono has been practicing karate since she was 3. She’s now 13 and has earned her black belt.Westlake resident Conrad Ercolono is a real-life Karate Kid.
Ercolono, a native of the San Fernando Valley, started doing karate in 1983 and now runs a studio in Agoura Hills, Respect Martial Arts.
Shortly after he started taking lessons, he was hired to act as a stunt double for actor Ralph Macchio in the classic 1984 film “The K...

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