Choosing the Right Karate School

In the Karate business, not all schools are created equal. Karate instructors generally do not have to answer to a state agency; or even have specific training. Some schools, require all instructors to become certified prior to owning or operating a Karate school. Be sure to research and find a Karate school that is safe […]

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How Martial Arts Improve Social Skills Part 2

Building Self-confidence By learning to control our emotions and think before we act, karate students become more skilled at allowing others to participate in our lives. With regular practice, martial arts students learn to be better listeners and partners. It’s perfectly natural to want to please and impress our teachers, classmates, friends, and other people […]

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How Martial Arts Improve Social Skills Part 1

Contrary to popular belief, karate has less to do with fighting and more to do with the improvement of mind, body, and spirit. Learning a martial art can develop social and interpersonal skills in surprising ways. There is a longstanding and deeply rooted misconception about the martial arts. Many believe the training is all about […]

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How Martial Arts Improve Social Skills Part 1

Contrary to popular belief, karate has less to do with fighting and more to do with the improvement of mind, body, and spirit. Learning a martial art can develop social and interpersonal skills in surprising ways. There is a longstanding and deeply rooted misconception about the martial arts. Many believe the training is all about […]

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Martial Arts Benefit Pre-Schoolers too! Part 2

Parents appreciate the improved fitness, attention, and good behavior that result from their preschoolers’ martial arts training. They like that the environment is positive, safe, and supervised by professionals. And they often make friends with other parents, as their children make friends with others their age. These relationships are often very beneficial for all involved, […]

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Martial Arts Benefit Pre-Schoolers too! Part 2

Parents appreciate the improved fitness, attention, and good behavior that result from their preschoolers’ martial arts training. They like that the environment is positive, safe, and supervised by professionals. And they often make friends with other parents, as their children make friends with others their age. These relationships are often very beneficial for all involved, […]

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