Self-Confidence

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As you know, developing a healthy self-confidence is crucial to each person’s success. Through their Karate training, our students can develop a self-confidence that impacts their life well beyond the walls of our school.  It is a confidence that will … Read More

Keep the end in mind

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On the best sunny day, the most powerful magnifying glass will not light paper if you keep moving the glass. But if you focus and hold it, the paper will light up. That is the power of concentration. A man … Read More

Tips to Live Longer

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Making just a few changes in your lifestyle can help you live longer. Adopt the following six habits to keep your body looking and feeling young. Don’t Smoke. If you smoke, quitting is perhaps the single most important thing you … Read More

Potential Character Talk Preview

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January Character Theme: Potential Week 1 THE GOAL: The goal of this week’s lesson is to teach students what potential is and the first step in developing potential. WHAT WE’LL TEACH:   We will teach students that potential is when something … Read More

Respect

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The Academy of Traditional Karate has always placed a high priority on Respect, as it is the foundation of most relationships. Without respect, there can be no cooperation, no education, and no support or encouragement. Respect is very important to … Read More

Whole Body Health

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With today’s obesity epidemic and all the news about heart health, more people are forgetting the importance of strength training. Cardiovascular training and strength training can work together to help you achieve optimal overall health, although it is often difficult … Read More

Calming your Child

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         When children are upset, one of the best ways to diminish the intensity of their feelings is to use a communication tool called Active Listening, which involves appreciating their words, acknowledging their feelings, and letting them know they have … Read More

November Character Preview

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November Character Theme: Gratitude Week 1 THE GOAL: The goal of this week’s lesson is to teach our students what gratitude is and why it’s important. WHAT WE’LL TEACH:   We will teach students that they need to develop an attitude … Read More

Do what you can

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A supportive parent came up to me yesterday after Karate class and thanked me for all we do with the kids.  It was a simple interaction and it made me feel great.  To know that what I’m doing makes a … Read More

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