Balance Martial Arts Terminology & Basic Facts The study of karate is about developing a strong body, and strong mind. We work diligently everyday to teach students the importance of respect, fitness, discipline, strength. Our goal is to build physical technique, develop positive character traits, and enrich our students through learning about the cultur...Read More
Back to School Bully-Proof Advice!
Bully-Proof Your Child with These 3 Skills by Rebecca Eanes on May 2nd, 2017 If you’ve ever been the victim of a bully, you know too well how it feels to humiliated and overpowered. While there is no way to 100% bully-proof anyone, there are important skills we can teach our children to minimize the impact a bully has, to turn them away, and to help our children get out...Read More
Stay active with us! Build confident kids!
How often does your child exercise every week? According to KidsHealth.org children 6 - 12 years of age need physical activity to build strength, coordination, confidence — and to lay the groundwork for a healthy lifestyle. They're also gaining more control over how active they are. School-age kids should have many chances to participate in a variety of activities, sports,...Read More
Black Belt Excellence Worksheets build Great Character!
Each time we face our fear, we gain strength, courage and confidence in the doing... As a martial artist, each time you step into one of our classes, you are building confidence. Just bowing and stepping into the dojo takes courage and every time you do it, you get stronger. Every time you push yourself to train, you are building confidence and a stronger you-on the inside...Read More
Self-Esteem Matters, and How Martial Arts Can Help!
Why Self-Esteem Matters According to KidsHealth.org when children feel good about themselves, it sets them up for success — in everything from school to friendships. Positive feelings like self-acceptance or self-confidence help kids try new challenges, cope with mistakes, and try again. Taking pride in their abilities and accomplishments helps kids do their best. ...Read More
Make Time For Fitness!
When do most people want to start and exercise program? What time of day do most people want to exercise? If you answered Tomorrow and Later you are probably right. All kidding aside NOW is a best time to start. Design your fitness program - It's easy to say that you'll exercise every day. But you'll need a plan. As you design your fitness program, keep...Read More
10 Habits of Super Happy People
10 Habits Of Super Happy People The winter blues can really get us down! The shorter days, longer nights, and cold weather can negatively impact our mood. Less sunlight has been shown to effect our circadian rhythm, which controls our brain activity, and hormone production. Being happy is a state of mind, and there are things that we can do to brighten up ...Read More
Warning Signs Your Child May Be A Target of Bullies
Warning Signs your child may be a target of bullies. In just the past two weeks, we have had several parents contact us about issues their child is having at school with bullies. This is here, in our peaceful town, in our children's schools, and more often than not, our children don't want to tell an adult they are getting bullied. The effects of bullying can last a lo...Read More
Raising Fit Kids – Free Beginner Workshop
Raising Fit Kids This time of year we all want to get fit, lose weight, and better ourselves. This goes for kids too! Martial Arts is a great way to get healthy, and be fit while learning confidence, self -defense, and respect! Here is a great article I am sharing from WebMD that has 7 awesome tips for getting your family in the best shape ever for 2017! Mark your cal...Read More
9 Things Martial Arts Teaches Kids
9 Things Martial Arts Teaches Kids I’ve been involved in teaching children and training instructors to teach children for 40 years. I seen martial arts have a huge difference on thousand of kids. Literally life impacting differences. 1. Coordination and motor skills. Kids with good balance and coordination excel in games and sports at a young age. This creates ...Read More