What You See Isn’t Always What You Get

A lovely little girl was holding two apples with both hands. Her mom came in and softly asked her little daughter with a smile: my sweetie, could you give your mom one of your two apples? The girl looked up at her mom for some seconds, then she suddenly took a quick bite on one…

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It’s Your Martial Arts Journey Not Mine

Teddy Roosevelt once said that “comparison is the thief of joy”… I would go one further though and say that missed expectations are right up there as happiness thieves as well, but I’ll come back to those later… The interesting thing about comparison and expectations is that we do both to ourselves (with our thoughts),…

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Samurai Karate Studio News Letter – September 19, 2016

September 19, 2016 News Letter   Weekly Planned Curriculum: A Days – Monday & Tuesday – Forms B Days – Wednesday & Thursday – Basics Events Dodgeball PNO Cancelled We have decided to cancel this month’s Parents Night Out. Only a couple of you expressed interest in it.  I am going to send out a survey…

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Samurai Karate Studio Training Tip – Being Rooted

SKS Training Tip – Being Rooted This is a term you will hear throughout your training.  It’s a simple tip, yet it often requires a more advanced karate student to execute it. We know that when we work basics and kata, structure is very important.  By structure, I mean good stances.  In order to have…

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Rules of Etiquette For Karate – Parent Coaching

Samurai Karate Studio Rules Of Etiquette For Karate – Parent Coaching At Samurai Karate Studio, we invite our parents to sit and watch class while their child is training. Of course, we don’t make this mandatory. However, over the years, I have seen first hand how the most successful students are often the ones who’s…

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Three Things You Should Know About Samurai Karate Studio

Want to know a little bit more about SKS and our philosophy, please watch the video below. If this kind of teaching “speaks to you”, then give us a call at 803-462-9425 or email us at: samuraikaratestudio@gmail.com and we will be happy to answer any questions you might have about our school or our karate…

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Words Hurt When It Comes To Bullying

I think most people don’t really understand how hurtful words can be to young children today. This video is a sad, yet powerful reminder of the responsibility we ALL have to stand up for kids that are being bullied. I know it’s hard. Most are afraid. You don’t want to get involved. But think of…

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What Is The Definition Of Bullying

WHAT IS A BULLY? One of the most important factors in dealing with children being bullied is for teachers, administrators and parents to understand what bullying is. Growing up, we used to think of bullying as an encounter that usually consisted of getting pushed or shoved; or worse, beat up. But, the world has changed…

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Samurai Karate Studio Asks You To Take The Anti-Bully Pledge

Samurai Karate Studio is a proud member of Martial Artists Against Bullying MAAB is a national program designed to pull together Martial Arts schools across the country and help raise awareness about bullying and provide specific aid to children and families that are struggling with this growing epidemic. I have personally experienced the terror of bullying and…

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Samurai Karate Studio News Letter 9-12-2016

      Now that the Hurricane has passed, we have had some beautiful fall weather. For me, I can’t wait for the temps. to drop another 20 degrees! Fall has always been my favorite time of year. This Week’s Curriculum A Days – Monday/Tuesday – Sparring B Days – Wednesday/Thursday – Self Defense Events…

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