Empire State Karate

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When you are looking for a great family activity, it is important to make sure you are choosing an activity that will entertain everyone of all ages. Great family activities are those that add to family fitness. Finding a sport that everyone can enjoy can be a difficult task at times. However, Martial arts are…Continue Reading »

Children martial arts classes are an excellent complement to traditional team children sports offered by schools. For a variety of reasons, your child can achieve greater physical fitness and development when the usual sports like basketball, football, or baseball are pursued in conjunction with martial arts. Parents may wonder “What is the right age to…Continue Reading »

3 Times Martial Arts Helped Shape History Asia is widely considered to be the birthplace of the martial arts. Historically used for combat and self-defense, varied techniques sprang up independently in India, China, Japan and other parts of Asia. The birthplace of many disciplines can be traced to India and China, and there’s evidence as…Continue Reading »

Does your child find it difficult to concentrate on one thing? There are many factors why children have difficulty in focusing, especially in the learning process. You probably want to teach your child something they need to learn while their young. The problem may be is that his attention span is very short. Although it’s…Continue Reading »

Do you find it difficult to get your children to hydrate themselves throughout the day? Hydration is one of the most important ways that we can all take care of our bodies, yet so many of us still come up short on the recommended daily amount. With these tips you and your family will be well…Continue Reading »

Our martial arts children are all striving for a common goal, to reach the ultimate level – black belt. As our children put in the time and effort to accomplish higher belt ranks, discipline, and moral values within the martial arts system, us parents should be doing our part too.   How can we do…Continue Reading »

Many times as martial artists we focus solely on the application of our art and we forget about the artistic side of the martial arts.   This is also something as a whole that is missed by many through all of the punches, kicks and physical applications that are viewed as simplistic and not possessing…Continue Reading »

While you may eat, sleep and breathe karate, even the most dedicated martial artist can begin to feel like their training has become a bit stagnant. This is a common feeling for more advanced students. Repetition and practice is key to honing your skills, but over time, can wear on you mentally and physically.  …Continue Reading »

Think about the last time you played a board game, or another activity that involved a contest, did your child lose? How did your child handle this defeat? If your child pouted, tried to change the rules last minute, flipped the board over, or showed other behaviors that coincided with their feelings towards their loss,…Continue Reading »