Preventing and Relieving Obesity in Children Part 2

This article details how martial arts training can prevent and alleviate childhood obesity. Unfortunately, some people still view martial arts as a violent sport or only for self-defense. It may sound cliché, but for many healthy people, karate is a way of life. It combines strength and flexibility training with aerobic exercise. Results include better…

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Preventing and Relieving Obesity in Children Part 1

This article details how martial arts training can prevent and alleviate childhood obesity. Childhood obesity rates have skyrocketed in recent decades. It’s now a major health concern in many parts of the world. Millions of concerned parents have turned to martial arts for a safe, effective way to help their children get and keep body…

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The Family that Kicks Together Sticks Together Part 1

Martial arts have been shown to provide mental and physical health benefits like weight loss, muscle gain, stress relief, and self-confidence. Karate training also reduces depression, improves circulation, and improves overall health of the body. Now more than ever, lots of parents, kids, and siblings are training together. This builds family unity and gives everyone…

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The Language of Martial Arts Leadership Part 2

Speaking the language of martial arts leadership in class – with terms like courtesy, integrity, and loyalty –gives parents many chances to teach children their own values too. For example, the use of mannerly terms like “yes sir,” “no ma’am,” “please,” and “thank you” inside and outside the classroom quickly turns courtesy into a positive,…

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The Language of Martial Arts Leadership Part 1

Karate training gives students a new outlook on life by learning, applying, and adopting virtues like respect, honor, and discipline. Parents applaud the many opportunities to show and instill their values, which become lifelong habits with regular practice. One of the most important benefits of martial arts training is the character building that comes with…

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