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  • THE DOJO KUN

    THE DOJO KUN IS OFTEN RECITED AT THE END OF A KARATE LESSON, TO REMIND THE STUDENT THAT THEY SHOULD HAVE A STRONG HUMBLE CHARACTER, BOTH WITHIN THE DOJO, AND AWAY FROM IT. TAKEN FROM FUNAKOSHI'S TWENTY GUIDING PRINCIPLES, THE DOJO KUN SHOULD BE RECITED IN UNISON, WITH CONVICTION AND PASSION.

    SEEK PERFECTION OF CHARACTER
    BE FAITHFUL
    ENDEAVOR TO EXCEL
    RESPECT OTHERS
    REFRAIN FROM VIOLENT BEHAVIOR
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  • Funakoshi's Twenty Guiding Principles

    Master Gichin Funakoshi - founder of Karate - wrote the following 20 Precepts of Karate which form the foundations of the martial art, based heavily on Bushido and Zen. They are important for karateka (Karate students) to contemplate:
    1.
    Karate-do begins with Rei and ends with Rei.(Rei means courtesy / respect)
    2. There is no first strike in karate.
    3. Karate is an aid to justice.
    4. First know yourself before attempting to know others.
    5. Spirit comes first, technique second.
    6. Always be ready to release your mind.
    7. Misfortune comes out of laziness accidents arise from negligence.
    8. Do not think that karate training is only in the dojo.
    ....

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  • Happiness Creed


    I believe that happiness is my birthright,
    As well as my respresponsibility; And I commit to claiming it I believe that happiness is here and now; And I commit to awakening to it. I believer that happiness is a choice; And I commit to choosing it. I believe that happiness is a habit; And I commit to cultivating it. I believe that happiness is always available, No matter what others are doing; And I commit to creating it. ....

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  • Halloween safety tips

    Walk Safely • Cross the street at corners, using traffic signals and crosswalks. • Look left, right and left again when crossing and keep looking as you cross. • Put electronic devices down and keep heads up and walk, don’t run, across the street. • Teach children to make eye contact with drivers before crossing in front of them. • Always walk on sidewalks or paths. If there are no sidewalks, walk facing traffic as far to the left as possible. Children should walk on direct routes with the fewest street crossings. • Watch for cars that are turning or backing up. Teach children to never dart out into the street or cross between parked ....

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  • SELF CARE

    TO ALL MY FAMILY, FRIENDS, STUDENTS AND THEIR PARENTS:
    PART OF OUR MISSION STATEMENT IS TO HAVE CONTINUAL SELF IMPROVEMENT.BELOW ARE SOME LITTLE THINGS TO HELP YOU DO THAT.TRY THEM ALL AND YOU WILL SEE A CHANGE FOR THE BETTER.
    SHIHAN
    BY IMPROVING OUR PERSONAL ATTRIBUTES AND CHARACTERISTICS LITTLE BY LITTLE, WE THEN INCREMENTALLY CLIMB UPWARDS TO
    OUR HIGHER SELF.
    BEGIN IN SMALL WAYS.SIMPLE THINGS CAN AND DO MAKE A PROFOUND DIFFERENCE.TEN ITEMS TO CONSIDER FOR SELF-ADVANCEMENT ARE:

    TALK LESS, LISTEN MORE

    WATCH LESS VISUAL MEDIA, READ MORE.

    SIT LESS, MOVE MORE.

    EAT LESS PROCESSED FOOD.ENJOY MORE WHOLE FRUITS AND VEGETABLES.

    CONDEMN LESS, ....

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  • Belt Ranks from white belt to 10th degree Black Belt

    Belt progress in most Japanese karate systems A number of people have asked about the titles black belts and instructors receive as they train. At each level of training becomes more challenging physically as well as mentally. The black belt should be an active part of a recognized school and must also train diligently on his or her own. Each of the titles should be awarded, as ranks are, by a qualified instructor of the appropriate rank, not taken as people often do. Renshi – 5th DEGREE BLACK BELT [12 to 16 years after 1st Dan] & 6th DEGREE BLACK BELT [5 years after 5th Dan] The Renshi title indicates a “polished instructor” and may ....

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  • National Championships

    Team Zahand once again Dominates the 2017 A.K.J.U. NATIONAL KARATE AND JU-JITSU CHAMPIONSHIPS.
    Overall we won had 17 first place, 16 second place, and 6 third place trophy’s which totals 39 in total and One Grand Champion. Starting with kata (forms) and Kumite (fighting). Sean Whaler took 1 st and 1 st ., Christian Moore took 1 st . and 1 st , Anna Eisentraut took 1 st , and 3 rd , Rick Singleton took 2 nd and 2 nd , and 3 rd in weapons. Adrianna Whitt took 2 nd and 2 nd , Jerry Laing to 2 nd , Ian Laing took 2 nd and 3 rd and 2 nd in weapons, Seth Sharp to 1 st , and 1 st , and 1 st in weapons. James Manning took 1 st in kumite, Caleb Parish took 1 st , and 1 st , ....

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  • Kids Martial Arts and Adult Martial Arts in Akron!


    Check out our new website for Zahand's Martial Arts!
    We proudly serve the Akron, Cuyahoga Falls, and Fairlawn areas! Come see the programs and deals we have to offer. Kids Martial Arts, Adult Martial Arts, Preschool Martial Arts and SO MUCH MORE! Fill out the "Request Information" form on the side of the page and stop in for a visit today! Don't forget to click here to visit us on our social media pages!! Facebook Google+ Twitter Youtube ....

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