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THE BEST INTENTIONS

The best of intentions can get thrown off very easily. We live in a fast-paced and hectic world. It seems as though we do not have enough time in the day to work and take care of our families, let alone set time aside to eat properly and exercise. Have you ever told yourself, “Today […]

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Black Belt Perseverance

Perseverance may be the most important quality of all Black Belts. Perseverance is the commitment, hard work, and patience you need to accomplish your goals. Black Belts with perseverance are able to bear difficulties calmly and without complaint. You are expected to be perseverant throughout your regular training that is required to earn a Black […]

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Turning Dreams To Reality

“We all have dreams. But in order to make dreams come into reality, it takes an awful lot of determination, dedication, self-discipline, and effort.” ~ Jesse Owens, Olympic Champion. People begin martial arts classes for a variety of reasons. But at the end of the day, when it comes to martial arts there are really […]

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SUPPORTING A SHY CHILD

Shyness is often misunderstood because it is not one emotion, but a mixture of fear, tension, apprehension, and/or embarrassment. Shy children seem to lack confidence and are self-conscious especially in new surroundings. Symptoms of shyness may include gaze aversion, a soft tone of voice, and/or hesitant or trembling speech. It is noteworthy that shyness is not necessarily […]

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Make Martial Arts Your Exercise

Exercise is as important a daily routine as brushing your teeth. Thirty minutes or more of martial arts training during most days is all you need to improve your fitness level and skills. It’s an easy way to make martial arts practice time your exercise time. Many children in the U.S. spend more time watching […]

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Enthusiasm

“Study the unusually successful people you know, and you will find them imbued with enthusiasm, which is contagious. Not only are they themselves excited about what they are doing, but they also get you excited.” – Paul W. Ivey How often have you been successful at something without being enthusiastic about it? If you are […]

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COULD YOUR CHILD BENEFIT FROM MARTIAL ARTS?

Martial arts are an ancient method of training your mind, body and spirit to act as one. Martial arts practitioners strive for harmony but also learn effective self-defense techniques. Children who get involved in martial arts reap many benefits, some of which are shared below. Fitness Fitness is a crucial element to all martial arts […]

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Stress the Facts!

Modern life is full of frustrations, deadlines, and demands. For many people, stress is so commonplace that it has become a way of life. Stress isn’t always bad, though. Stress within your comfort zone can help you perform under pressure, motivate you to do your best, even keep you safe when danger looms. But when […]

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HEALTHY LIVING

The first month of the year has already passed and we are in February, the month of love. As we approach a holiday that is often associated with chocolate, candy, and other decadent things, it seems like a good idea to talk about maintaining a healthy lifestyle. Healthy living is all about balance and moderation […]

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Make Discipline Work for You

When you hear the word discipline, what comes to mind? Children, the military or perhaps school? Most adults think they are past learning discipline, until they enroll in martial arts or even an exercise class. It takes a lot of discipline to commit to showing up and working hard and then leaving tired, sweaty and […]

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