SKS Summer Attendance Contest – Ways To Earn Tickets

Every year, we love to host a summer attendance contest.  We know from experience, students who participate in the martial arts during summer are better prepared for the next school year and they typically do NOT fall behind their martial arts studies. At the end of summer, we are award prizes to the top 3…

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The Super Human Powers of Monks

Check this out and be awed by the super human powers of Monks. Simply amazing!   Check out our new student trial by clicking here: About SKS Sensei Chris Feldt is the owner and chief instructor of Samurai Karate Studio, a leadership academy located in Northeast Columbia, South Carolina. His school teaches karate to children…

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7 Skills for Teaching Your Child to Stand-Up to Bullies

The recent media attention on the epidemic of youth bullying in the United States brings to public awareness what most parents and school professionals know and live on a daily basis: kids can be brutal. Celebrities and professionals have boldly weighed in, in front of the cameras, saying, “This has to end!” And they are…

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Earn Your Black Belt In 12 Months

Earn your Black belt in 12 months…… And while you are at it, why not study on line and secure your law degree, medical diploma or pilot’s license? You think I am kidding? Unfortunately, there are many schools in the US that promote students to Black belt with a minimum number of months regardless of…

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Why Your Child Should Train In The Martial Arts During Summer

During the school season teachers, assistants, and counselors are focused on helping your children learn and grow. But what happens during the summer season when these people are not around? It makes sense that as a parent you would want your child to maintain some level of growth and development over the summer in order…

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Building Confidence In Your Child One Karate Class At A Time

Self-confidence is the belief in your own abilities. Whether you realize it or not, every day you go to your martial arts classes you are building your confidence. It takes courage to step into the studio and bow into class. Exposing yourself to challenging situations by training in martial arts helps to build your confidence. Whether you are sparring or…

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No Means No Anywhere In The World

NO MEANS NO KENYA works to provide simple, high impact Self- Defense training to as many women and children as possible worldwide. We believe prevention is key in the global rape epidemic. For far too long the overwhelming focus has been on aftercare strategies – this needs to change. It is believed that Self Defense…

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What do kids want in a coach?

We asked kids in an online survey: “What should a coach care about most?” You might expect them to answer “to focus on winning.” But “Put me in, coach!” is what most kids really want. In fact, the majority didn’t think winning was all that important. Only 7% of girls said coaches should be most…

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Are You A Student Who Chases Two Rabbits?

  A martial arts student approached his teacher with a question. “I’d like to improve my knowledge of the martial arts. In addition to learning from you, I’d like to study with another teacher in order to learn another style. What do you think of this idea?” “The hunter who chases two rabbits,” answered the…

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So You Think Keeping Your Child Out Of Karate Class Is A Good Punishment?

I have taught hundreds of children since opening up my own karate school and every year I run across a few parents who are frustrated with their child’s behavior so they use my class as a form of punishment by not allowing them to attend. At first glance, that sounds reasonable, however, I tell parents a far…

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