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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Go Outside And Play And Get Dirty

I was talking to one of my parents the other day reminiscing about how we used to spend a lot of time outdoors playing when we were growing up. We used to play in the woods, climb trees, play in the mud, play hide and seek; we even hiked and camped. I learned how to…

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Will You Kindly Give Us A Review On Google Or Facebook?

Hey there….. I am writing this message to you because either you are a current student or parent of my dojo, or a friend of our martial arts school that has known us a long time. I am asking for some help. In this internet age, it seems like more and more people pay attention to…

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Why Inside Matters

Article by Dr. Wayne Dyer I was preparing to speak at an I Can Do It conference and I decided to bring an orange on stage with me as a prop for my lecture. I opened a conversation with a bright young fellow of about twelve who was sitting in the front row. “If I…

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How To Properly Size Your Martial Arts Bo Staff

  One of my favorite martial arts weapons that we train with at Samurai Karate Studio is the Bo Staff. Students usually start to work with this weapon a short time after they have joined our leadership program. The reason the Bo Staff is one of favorite martial arts weapons, is it provides such great reach and is an…

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No One Sits On The Bench In Martial Arts At Samurai Karate Studio

Extracurricular activities can have many benefits for kids in elementary school. They can help your child feel more confident, learn new skills, and make friends. But no activity is “one size fits all.” The best activity for your child depends on several factors, including energy level and social skills.  Here a a few thoughts to…

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Do You Know What The Facts Are About Bullying?

I talk to parents all the time who know that bullying occurs in the schools but don’t think their child will be affected by it. Honestly, it’s wishful thinking. If only they knew what the recent statistics suggest. According to the U.S. Department of Education: – 8 out of 10 students report being bullied during their…

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Why Environmental Self Defense Is Part Of Samurai Karate Studio’s Karate Curriculum

Friends ask me ALL the time, why I include environmental self defense as part of my school’s curriculum. Why? It has nothing to do with being an environmental “whacko”. It’s just that I believe self defense is something more than just kicking and punching. Whether you believe in global warming or not, it is clear,…

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Will You Step Up And Take The Bully Pledge?

Bullying is a national problem that appears to only be getting worse! Approximately 1/3 of all school age children will be bullied at least once during the school year.  Often times, parents don’t even find out because either their child is embarrassed to tell them or they don’t think their parents can help them. The…

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What Surprises You The Most?

  Someone asked the Dalai Lama what surprises him most. This was his response. “Man, because he sacrifices his health in order to make money. Then he sacrifices money to recuperate his health. And then he is so anxious about the future that he does not enjoy the present; the result being that he does…

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