10 Healthy Life Style Tips For Kids

The obesity problem in the US among school age children is becoming an epidemic. The CDC currently projects one out of 3 children born after the year 2000, will develop Diabetes in their life time. Do you remember when you learned to ride a bike? The most important part was getting the balance right. Once…

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Tips To Keep Your Child Safe During Halloween

Make Halloween a fun, safe and happy time for your family by following the tips and guidelines listed below: 1. Choose a costume that is fire-proof, fits properly, and allows you to see where you are going. 2. If you’re costume includes a prop, make sure that the ends are smooth and flexible enough to…

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Our Life As A Sword

Before a sword becomes a sword, it begins it’s life as just a piece of metal/ore. A swordsmith takes it from it’s home, dips it into the fire until it’s burning hot, then beats it with a hammer on an anvil to bend and change it’s shape. Then it’s drowned in water to cement it’s…

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Samurai Karate Studio Recommended Read

The following ten universal laws are from one of my favorite books, Awakening the Warrior Within, by Dawn Callan. I think they’re always great to keep in mind as we reflect on our performance for 2016 and prepare for a new year ahead. The universal laws are as follows… Pay Attention. Stay in the present.…

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How The Martial Arts Teaches Confidence In Children

Martial arts virtually always lends to increased confidence in children. Here are some examples of how a child’s martial arts training will positively impact their confidence: First off, there are no bench sitters, every child participates and is judged not against others but against their own potential. Secondly, martial arts are built on the concept…

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Samurai Karate Studio Offers 5 Tips for Staying Safe on Halloween

Halloween is such a fun time of the year for children; but when children encounter tricks instead of treats, this holiday can become very scary – and not just because of the decorations and frightening costumes. Abductions, bullying, candy that has been compromised; these are all things that can make Halloween a dreadful holiday for…

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Samurai Karate Studio Halloween Coloring Contest

  Samurai Karate Studio is hosting a Halloween Poster Coloring Contest. This contest is open to all SKS students and the general public.  No purchase is necessary. You may submit more than one entry. Contest Rules: All entries must be dropped off or post marked by October 31st. If you are NOT a member of…

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The Concept Of Sinking Or Dropping Heavy

There is a great training concept that we talk about quite frequently in our martial arts training. It’s called “sinking” or “dropping heavy”. This concept was first introduced to me by my teacher, Kyushi Troy Price.  We use it quite frequently in Jutsu practice but it has several applications in our traditional karate program as well.…

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Samurai Karate Studio Bad Weather Policy

Bad Weather While winters in South Carolina can be pretty mild, we do occasionally have inclement weather (snow, ice, bad storms). As a general policy, when Richland School District 2 has an early release or cancels school for the day, Samurai Karate Studio will also cancel classes. The safety of our students, parents and staff…

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Warrior Wisdom

Warrior wisdom to live by every day! Never do anything against conscience even if state demands it.Albert Einstein The person of integrity can be trusted to do what is right because he answers first and foremost to his conscience. He does not look to others to justify his actions. He makes his decisions according to…

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