Karate- Respect

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This months character theme is Respect (click here to download a character worksheet).  Respect is extremely important in Karate.  Just take a look at our logo.  It’s not someone kicking over their head, it’s not a student breaking bricks, it’s … Read More

Wasted Talent

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If you’ve never seen the movie A Bronx Tale, it centers around a young man growing up in New York.  In the movie, “C”, as the boy is known, idolizes the mob boss who runs his neighborhood.  Although his father, … Read More

Karate- Growing a Positive Attitude

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This month, our character lesson centers around Attitude. You can download the April Character worksheet here.  Every single class, students recite the Karate Creed.  The first line is, “I am Positive.”  It’s an affirmation that reminds them how important a … Read More

Karate- Sticking to it

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I am reading a book right now called Small Move, Big Change by Caroline Arnold.  I highly recommend it if you are looking to make a change in your life.  The book focuses on a concept called micro-resolutions.  I won’t … Read More

Karate- Anger Management

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This month students will be learning about an invaluable life skill, anger management.  Last week, our lesson centered on the fact that everyone gets angry.  It’s natural to get upset or angry at times but the key factor is what … Read More

Karate- Character Recap

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This month, our character lesson was “On a Quest to be my Best!”  We’ve been talking to students about how to put in their best effort, no matter what they are doing.  Generally, people don’t consciously decide to do their … Read More

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