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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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Three Self-Defense Basics Every Child (and Parent) Should Know

When it comes to self-defense, the best weapon is your … head. Yes, the head is the best weapon for personal protection because that’s where we store all of the rules and knowledge we use to avoid putting ourselves in harm’s way. For a child to be able to remember the basic safety rules that […]

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Learn Self-Defense And Gain Self Confidence

Summer is a great time for learning since our stress levels are down as we lead a more relaxed lifestyle. Kids are excited to go to theme parks and try new hobbies, but that doesn’t mean adults can’t join in the fun. This is the perfect time to take a class that benefits you. Consider […]

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Positive Thinking

Are you a POSITIVE person? Are you a POSITIVE thinker? Not everyone believes in the power of positive thinking, but it’s guaranteed to get you further and help you become more successful. Thinking positively takes more than simply having consistent good thoughts. On some level, it also means retraining the way you think.  Below are […]

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Healthy Eating Ideas for Kids

The kitchen can be a fun place for kids. They see adults working in there, watching the steam rise from pots on the stove and smelling what’s on the menu that night. Even older kids might be intrigued by how baked goods and meals come together. It isn’t always convenient to invite them into the […]

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Benefits of Extracurricular Activities

Any structured activity your child participates in outside his or her regular school classes and activities is considered an extracurricular activity. Any extracurricular, from sports and clubs to music and drama, can have a positive effect on your child’s growth and development. Studies have shown involvement in activities outside the normal school curriculum has a […]

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Consequences for Couch Potatoes

Hippocrates said, “Exercise is man’s best medicine.” That might have been headline news back then, but now it is old news. Today, the public is constantly inundated with the benefits exercise brings to our health, both mentally and physically. Well, just like everything else in life, if there are benefits, then there are consequences too. […]

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