Tag Archives: School

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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Back to School for Barrow County

Can you believe it is already “Back to School” time? Some kids are ready to get back to school but I’ve heard a number of people exclaim, “Where did the summer go?” Last week I didn’t blog because I was running Karate summer camp. Camp wore everyone out. The kids were exhausted and so was I. Even though the…

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Bully Prevention and Weekend Review

This month is turning out to be very busy! In a minute, we will look at Bullies since that is the topic of this Friday’s self-defense class. First, though, let’s talk about last Friday’s class and our demonstration at the Bethlehem Star Festival! Last Friday – Stranger Danger We actually had an older group of kids…

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Bethlehem Star Festival Demonstration

Each year, Master Pattillo Martial Arts participates in the Bethlehem Star Festival. This year, we are looking forward to presenting another great demonstration! All students are invited to participate in the demonstration on Saturday, October 10 at Noon! The festival is in downtown Bethlehem in front of City Hall. The address is 750 Christmas Avenue…

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Open House

New Studio Open House Our current students are invited to come by the new studio on Friday, August 28 at 6:30pm! Get the new class schedule See the progress we’ve made and find out what’s to come The studio is located at 138 West Athens Street in Winder near the El Centinela Mexican Restaurant. We…

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Ten Year Anniversary — Karate in Winder

September marks ten years that I’ve been teaching Karate in Winder. While it hardly feels like that much time has passed, a few recent run-ins have really made me feel otherwise. Barrow County is an interesting place. It’s big enough to feel like there are a lot of people you don’t know but small enough…

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Back to School Checklist

This week, schools start back in Barrow County. I remember being a kid and getting a list of items I would need to bring such as pencils, erasers, notebook paper, glue, scissors, and other classroom essentials. It is interesting to look back and think of both the disappointment of summer’s end and the nervous excitement…

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