Back to School Tips for Elementary, Middle, and Junior High School

5 and 6-year olds The best bed time for elementary kids is no later than 8:00 pm. If you don’t go to bed on time, then you will feel sleepy during school and it will be hard to stay awake. You must eat breakfast EVERY morning. Breakfast will give you a lot of energy and make you feel…

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Courtesy Is Our Character Theme For August For Samurai Karate Studio

“In order to use courtesy, you must practice courtesy!”  Sensei Chris Feldt This month Samurai Karate Studio will be discussing one of our favorite character traits which is COURTESY.  This is an important trait for children to learn as they emerge out of elementary school.  Kids that are friendly and courteous, generally have less problems…

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Some Statistics On Bullying That Might Surprise You!

The statistics on bullying are pretty overwhelming.  Pay attention to these numbers as there is a good chance your son or daughter help make up these statistics. Check them out. 1. Over 3.2 million students are victims of bullying each year. 2. 1 in 4 teachers see nothing wrong with bullying and will only intervene…

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SKS Sparring Safety Gear Policy

Just a reminder, all students who participate in sparring must wear ALL of their safety gear! This includes mouth guard, cup and supporter, for the appropriate sex. This is Mandatory going forward. Truthfully, I strongly recommend that males wear a cup and supporter for every class. It’s just good self defense. All sparring safety gear must be purchased through…

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Lead By Example To Show Gratitude

This month we have been talking about the importance of gratitude in our lives. As Black belts in training, how can incorporate it into our daily lives? By taking more of a leadership role! 1. Take time to regularly express your gratitude to the people you surround yourself with.  Use phrases like “Thank you”, “I…

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Activities That Foster Gratitude

  This month we continue the conversation about GRATITUDE! What are some fun activities that help remind us of the importance of gratitude?  Gratitude Photos – write down what you are thankful for on a large piece of paper and then have someone take a picture of you holding the sign.  Then you can post…

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Recognizing What We Are Grateful For

 We are continuing this month’s discussion on gratitude. How do we recognize what we are grateful for? A great exercise to incorporate into your daily routine, is to keep a journal handy by our bed and list all of the things that you are grateful for that occurred that day. The list can include big…

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Recognizing What We Are Grateful For

This month’s character theme is GRATITUDE! Gratitude is the quality of being thankful and having the readiness to show appreciation for and to return kindness. Other words meaning the same thing as gratitude: Thankful Appreciation Recognition Praise   We don’t train to fight, we train to live!   Check out our new student trial by…

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Everyone Has a Story in Life

A 24 year old boy seeing out from the train’s window shouted… “Dad, look the trees are going behind!” Dad smiled and a young couple sitting nearby, looked at the 24 year old’s childish behavior with pity, suddenly he again exclaimed… “Dad, look the clouds are running  with us!” The couple couldn’t resist and said to…

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Congratulations On Your Child’s New Belt Rank

Every 3 months, SKS hosts a belt graduation for students who have met the requirements of their next belt.  Our graduations are meant to be a family fun event, where parents or other family members can participate in the ceremony and tie the new belt rank around the waist of their child. After the belt…

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