Confident Karate Kids

When Your Child is Being Shy

https://youtu.be/rVBKj4HjsNE It can be very frustrating when you child freezes up, won’t join the group or hides behind your leg when you are trying to introduce them to someone new. Fight the frustration and take a breath. Be patient and help your child slowly gain the confidence they need by being supportive. Getting upset with […]
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Tai Chi Amanda Olson

Respecting Each Other’s Differences – Parent to Child

We all want our children to grow into independant, capable adults. However, as they start to grow and begin to have different ideas and opinions of the world than you do, clashes can occur. As parents we need to understand that this is an inevitable part of growing up and we want to teach our […]
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Preschool kids punching

Why Karate is Great for All Types of Kids!

Why Martial Arts (Karate) is Great for ALL Types of Kids! Click Here! For the Full Article.   What Martial Arts Can Offer Kids With Learning and Attention Issues There are lots of reasons martial arts can be a good match for kids with learning and attention issues. Here are nine potential benefits (of karate): They […]
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Master Glenn Olson instructing a student

Karate Teaches Perseverance by Master Mom Amanda Olson

“Failure is not the worst thing that can happen to you.  Quitting is.”  Amanda Olson. I read yesterday where Michael Jordan missed 9,000 shots in his career and lost over 300 games.  I don’t think anyone would call him a failure.  Some of you may not know that I failed my first instructor certification test(for […]
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