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Waking up before dawn can be hard enough, so cooking up a breakfast to get you going for your busy day can seem daunting. When you’re still barely awake, the last thing you want to think about is what to eat, but here are five simple pre-workout breakfast ideas that will fuel you from start…Continue Reading »

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Kata is sometimes associated with a bad reputation when it comes to martial arts training. Some students focus more on sparring or Kumite. This stems from a lack of understanding of what kata does or the usefulness kata holds in the hierarchy of martial arts training. First, what exactly is Kata? Kata is a set…Continue Reading »

Many people enroll their children into a martial arts program so they can have a physical activity and spend their time more productively. Did you know that there are also many emotional and mental health benefits for children who participate in martial arts? In this post, we’ll discuss the mental health benefits that practicing martial…Continue Reading »

How Martial Arts Can Help Your Child in School The problems that children have in school can be academic, social, or some other challenge. Involvement in the martial arts can help with any of these kinds of problems. The following are the specific problems that your child may face in school and how the martial…Continue Reading »

Benefits of Martial Arts for Other Sports Playing sports as a kid gave me some of the fondest memories growing up. The thrill of competition, the camaraderie among teammates, and reward of self-improvement are more often found in sports than not. I’ve done it all. I was thrown into the pool at five years old….Continue Reading »

How To Keep Your Child Active Keeping your child active throughout their formative years is essential to ensuring that they grow up to be healthy and strong. There are many methods that you can use to encourage your child to be as active as possible. It’s recommended that you try several of the following, as…Continue Reading »

Today, it is more important than ever before that parents find ways to motivate their kids to engage in fitness activities. The childhood obesity epidemic that we are facing today is terrifying. One of the best ways for you to avoid your child becoming an obesity statistic is to encourage them to take up martial…Continue Reading »

You want your kids to grow up confident and socially aware. In order to help your child develop vital social skills, it is important for them to take part in activities that allow them to learn confidence and how to interact with others. Here are 5 great activities to help your child learn the social…Continue Reading »

Summer Activities for Kids Summer vacation is any kid’s favorite time of year. Some of the best summer activities involve refreshing, tasty snacks. One activity you can do with kids is baking cooking for homemade ice cream sandwiches. Kids love them, and parents do, too. You can find plenty of easy recipes online to make…Continue Reading »

Childhood Focusing Habits Children that have issues with paying attention often show symptoms that every parent should look out for. Getting distracted every now and then is a normal part of childhood, however, if your child often seems like they are in a world of their own, it’s time to introduce them to a more…Continue Reading »