When John practised karate as a hobby

Bassim

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I am wondering if my sentences are grammatically correct.

When John practised karate as a hobby he could never have imagined that one day he would have a good use of it in the street. One night as he was attacked by two muggers, he reacted instinctively and knocked them both down.
 

Tarheel

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I would say:

have good use for it
 

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Make good use of it would be more natural.
 

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Or put it to good use.
 
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