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Congratulations new Karate belts!

Congratulations to Braden and Sammy for earning their new Karate belts last week! November is turning out to be an exciting month already! We not only have a bunch of great kids and adults joining our martial arts classes…but they are earning learning new techniques, earning new belts, and having serious Karate FUN! Here are a few…

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Top 5 Ways Martial Arts Benefit Kids

Do Martial Arts Benefit Kids? Maybe you are thinking about enrolling your child in a nearby Karate studio. Before scoping out the nearest martial arts school, maybe you want to make sure martial arts are going to make your child more focused, confident, and respectful. We’ll show you how with our “Top 5 Ways Martial Arts Benefit Kids”… 5.…

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October Belt Promotions

Congratulations to our students who have received new belts in October! Fantastic job on your belt promotions! Keep learning, working hard, and striving to new levels!

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How to Find a Good Martial Arts School – Part 2

In Part 1 of this series, I talked about how to find a good martial arts school. The most important factor in finding a good school is the instructor. In the last blog, I talked about the importance of an instructor’s teaching methods. In this installment, I’m going to talk about credentials and background. How to Find a…

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How to Find a Good Martial Arts School – Part 1

Often, when people call me asking about my classes, they want to know what style we teach. In most cases, this is one of the least important questions to ask. But most people don’t really know what to ask when they call to inquire about Karate lessons for themselves or their children. If you are interested…

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September Belt Ceremony

On Friday, September 30, we held a Belt Ceremony for a number of very deserving students. Nearly every belt level was represented. The evening was particularly special as we awarded Timothy with his Black Belt. Congratulations everyone on your new belts! Continue to work hard, to learn, and to challenge yourself to new levels! Photos and…

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Push-ups and challenges

#22pushups Recently, I was challenged to participate in the “22 day push-up challenge”. In case you haven’t heard of it, the push-up challenge is an effort to bring attention to the number of military veterans who commit suicide everyday as a result of PTSD. This is all to bring it to the attention of people…

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Health, Fitness, and Martial Arts

June is National Safety Month. Each week in June is dedicated to a different topic by the National Safety Council: Week 1: Stand Ready to Respond Week 2: Be Healthy Week 3: Watch out for Dangers Week 4: Share Roads Safely Since this is week 2, we are going to talk a bit about health. The…

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Bruce Lee and Martial Arts Greatness

Most kids today are introduced to the martial arts through the Ninja Turtles, Disney’s Kickin’ It show, or Kung Fu Panda. My generation was the Karate Kid generation. It was a cultural phenomenon, really. Everyone knew (and still knows) the “crane” or “wax on, wax off.” But for the generation before mine, it was Billy Jack…

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National Nutrition Month

March is National Nutrition Month Staying hydrated while exercising is very important. Most of the time, when teaching, I bring water to class. If I’m attending class at my instructor’s school or practicing at the studio I might bring something else to supplement water. Since this is National Nutrition Month, I’m going to share with you…

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