Rank Testing makes us “Prove It”

Published: February 26, 2024

Martial arts rank testing, commonly associated with the awarding of belts, serves several important purposes within martial arts disciplines. Opinions may vary within the martial arts community, but there are several reasons why rank testing is considered necessary: 1. **Skill Assessment**: Rank testing provides a structured method for assessing a practitioner’s skills and knowledge. It allows…

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Categories: ATA, Getting Started

COMPETITION IS GOOD!

Published: February 12, 2024

Kids participating in karate competitions experience benefits: 1. **Physical Fitness**: Karate competitions require physical exertion, which helps children develop strength, flexibility, agility, and endurance. Regular practice and participation in competitions contribute to overall physical fitness and well-being. 2. **Character Building Benefits: Discipline, Focus, Self-Confidence, Goal-Setting and Achievement-> Karate training emphasizes discipline, focus, and self-control, qualities that are…

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Categories: Getting Older, Health, Karate

Bully Defense

Published: January 31, 2024

Bully Prevention? NO, Bully Defense! Bully Prevention? Nope! Bully Defense! Why do I say this? Because you and I have NO POWER to change another person. We also have no idea what is going inside another person- their thoughts, their home life, their ethics or morals -nothing! But we can do something about ourselves and help someone else…

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Getting Older

Published: January 31, 2024

I’m not as good as I once was…… Like it or not, we are all getting older. Remember being able to “put away food” and NOT getting fat or bloated. I remember being able to eat certain foods and not get extreme heartburn or other fun “Digestive Adventures”! I remember being able to bounce onto…

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Kung Fu Fighting

Published: December 5, 2023

Everyone was Kung Fu Fighting Sparring is a Sport! Fighting is for Real! But who wants to get injured while they are training and learning how to defend themselves? I don’t! I can’t afford to get injured, and I know I am not alone on this. We want adult students and adults want to learn…

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