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  • How does Martial Arts Develop a Child's Confidence

    One of the way that training in the martial arts helps children to become more confident is by showing them how to set and accomplish short-, medium-, long-term goals. This done through the progression of belts. As a child experiences success in training that success naturally transfers outside the school as well making them more likely to set and achieve other goal. Remember success is the backbone of confidence. Martial arts training also helps children face their fear in a safe, nurturing environment. As a child learns to defend themselves, they become less threatened by those around them. Then, instead of myself, "I'm" strong. I'm confident; I am a nice person, but don't mess with me. ....

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  • 4 BENEFITS OF MARTIAL ARTS OR KARATE FOR CHILDREN WITH ADHD

    4 BENEFITS OF MARTIAL ARTS OR KARATE FOR CHILDREN WITH ADHD

    Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder is a common condition exemplified by IMPULSIVENESS, HYPERACTIVITY AND INATTENTION, according to the child development institute. Because they have such sort attention span they struggle with socializing and emotional control. So parents do not know what activities they can put their child in without adding extra stress. Children with ADHD can not only enjoy, but use to help ease the symptoms of this disorder. Here is a few reasons why you should consider enrolling your child with ADHD in a Martial Arts Class. 1. IT'S AN INDIVIDUAL SPORT....Team contact sports are one the the worst activities you could enroll a child with ADHD. Rather than enrolling ....

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  • STUDENT CREED

    THE STUDENT CREEDS ARE RECITED AND THE BEGINNING OF EACH CLASS AS A REMINDER TO HAVE GOOD BEHAVIOR AND BETTERING ONESELF. 1 . I WILL AVOID ALL THINGS WHICH COULD POSSIBLY REDUCE MY MENTAL GROWTH OR PHYSICAL HEALTH 2. I WILL DEVELOP SELF-DISCIPLINE AND WILL NEVER FORSAKE A TASK, ONCE UNDERTAKEN, UNTIL IT IS COMPLETED TO THE BEST OF MY ABILITY. 3. I WILL ALWAYS STRIVE TO BRING OUT THE BEST IN MYSELF AND IN OTHERS. 4. I WILL ALWAYS SHOW RESPECT TO MY PARENTS, TO THOSE SENIOR TO ME, AND TO THOSE BELOW OR LESS FORTUNATE THAN MYSELF. 5. I WILL ALWAYS HONOR MY WORD AND COMMITMENTS. 6. I WILL ONLY USE THE MARTIAL ARTS CONSTRUCTIVELY AND DEFENSIVELY, TO AID MY FELLOW-MAN AND ....

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  • TWO WORDS NOT SPOKEN ENOUGH

    AT THE END OF EVERY CLASS IN OUR DOJO, THE STUDENTS SAY DOMO ARIGATO WHICH TRANSLATES TO THANK YOU. THESE TWO WORDS, "THANK YOU" SPOKEN SINCERELY, CAN HAVE SUCH A POSITIVE IMPACT ON EVERYTHING THAT YOU MAY BE GRATEFUL FOR, AND THE GOOD AND BAD THINGS THAT MAY HAPPEN TO YOU. IN CLASS WE BOW TO EACH OTHER WHICH MEANS THANK YOU FOR WORKING WITH ME AND NOT HURTING ME. A SIMPLE THANK YOU GOES A LONG WAY WHEN SOMEONE MIGHT BE HAVING A BAD DAY AND YOU THANK THEM FOR YOUR HELP WITH A SMILE ON YOUR FACE. ONE WAY TO BE GRATEFUL IS TO BE THANKFUL FOR ALL THE THINGS THAT YOU HAVE AND THE PEOPLE THAT YOU LOVE IN YOUR LIFE. "PLEASE" START SAYING THESE TWO WORDS MORE OFTEN. "THANK YOU". ....

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  • YOUR JOURNEY WITH MEDITATION

    "MEDITATION EXPANDS YOUR HORIZONS IN LIFE, SHOWING YOU OPTIONS YOU DIDN'T EVEN KNOW EXISTED". YOUR JOURNEY, ABOVE ALL MEDITATION IS A WAY TO UNDERSTAND, EXERCISE AND EXPLORE YOU MIND. THIS MAKES IT A DEEPLY PERSONAL EXPERIENCE. PERHAPS YOU SHOULD KEEP A JOURNAL ABOUT YOUR EXPERIENCES. 1. REFLECT
    IN YOUR EXPERIENCE AND FEELINGS 2. REINVIGORATE
    YOUR PRACTICE BY REFERRING TO YOUR AIMS WHEN YOU LACK MOTIVATION 3. REMIND
    YOURSELF HOW FAR YOU HAVE COME REMEMBER, THERE IS NOT FINAL DESTINATION IN YOUR JOURNEY: AS YOU LEARN MORE AND ADVANCE IN YOUR PRACTICE, YOU WILL FIND MORE OPPORTUNITIES FOR PERSONAL GROWTH AND DEVELOPMENT ....

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  • The commitment to achieve your black belt and beyond

    Earning a black belt is not for everyone, However, many people that could have benefited from long-term training quit because they didn't make the commitment to get their black belt. Of course, there's no guarantee that if someone does makes the commitment they will achieve the rank. But one thing is for sure, once a student commits to getting a black belt, he or she is way more likely to get through the challenges that are surely coming their way than if they didn't make that commitment. That's why, as instructors, we should encourage our students to make that commitment as soon as possible. The commitment to "Martial Arts for Life"
    I believe that to commit to black belt is not ....

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  • DEFINITION OF JU-JUTSU

    JU-JUTSU MEANS THE SOFT TECHNIQUE AND IT HAS ITS ROOTS IN JAPANESE COMBAT TECHNIQUES, DEVELOPED AND PRACTICED BY THE SAMURAI. FROM JU-JUTSU OTHER MARTIAL ARTS HAS BEEN DEVELOPED, JUDO, AIKIDO AND MANY KARATE STYLES HAVE ORIGINS FROM THE OLD JU-JUTSU. ....

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    THE PRINCIPLES OF ATTITUDINAL HEALING

    1. the essence of our being is love. 2. Health is inner peace. healing is letting go of fear 3. Giving and receiving are the same 4. We can let go of the past and the future. 5. Now is the time there is and each instant is for giving. 6. We can learn to love ourselves and others by forgiving rather than judging. 7. We can become love finders rather than fault finders. 8. We can choose and direct ourselves to be peaceful inside regardless of what is happening outside 9. We are students of and teachers to each other. 10. We can focus on the whole of life rather than the fragments. 11. Since love is eternal death need ....

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  • Bully Buster program spreads in area schools

    Bully Buster program spreads in area schools

    By STEVE WIANDT / Reporter Posted Aug 2, 2018 at 12:01 AM Updated at 10:25 AM http://www.mytownneo.com/news/20180802/bully-buster-program-spreads-in-area-schools CUYAHOGA FALLS — Make friends. Use humor. Ignore. Agree. Stand up. Walk away. These are six of the 12 steps to busting bullies, as taught by local karate teacher Matt Zahand. Zahand said he started his Bully Buster program two years ago when he returned from serving in the Navy and found that students in their teens and younger were committing suicide at an alarming rate. This is his third year presenting the program in local schools. Zahand, 23, has no children of his own, but as an instructor at his father’s ....

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