What Karate has done for me – by Epifania Belo

Before I was in karate there was a time in my life when I was like most kids. I loved to play, goof off and do almost anything that I wanted to do. I did not show much responsibility-my own room I hardly ever cleaned up, it was always a mess. I relied on my […]

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The Value of Developing Social Skills in Young Children

As adults, it is easy to forget how we developed our social skills and how well we got along with others to influence outcomes and build healthy, positive relationships. Developing social skills is actually not very far from developing cognitive skills or physical capabilities. Improving mental and physical strength can be achieved with constant practice, […]

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Teaching Young Children the Importance of Respect

It goes without saying that respect is one of the most fundamental traits required to be successful both professionally and personally. Schools make it a point to teach respect for authority during a child’s most formative years, but the real education truly begins at home, with the parents themselves. Respect is a quality that can […]

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Why it Is Important to Teach Manners at the Youngest of Ages

We have all heard and said simple phrases like “thank you” or “please” hundreds of times in our lives. Parents ensure that their children say these phrases at appropriate times to instill the habit, making courtesy a a natural approach and response. While kind language shows ‘good manners’ in people, few actually question what the […]

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