The WRONG kind of rest!

How to make fitness a life long, positive part of yours and your child’s life – Part 5! Finally, at the top the pyramid is the all important REST. Children not only need adequate sleep at night, but also periods of rest during the day to recharge. Discourage long periods of inactivity, such as sitting […]

Go PAST Limits!

Another Black Belt essay! This time from Mr. Martrael Ray Ricketts… as he explains what Karate has meant to him… What Taekwondo has meant to me is learning how to push myself when I am exercising and to be honest about it.  The other things Taekwondo has meant to me is what it’s taught me, […]

How to make fitness a life long, positive part of yours and your child’s life – Part 4! The next level of the pyramid is composed of Flexibility and Strength Exercises. Flexibility and strength develop when muscles are worked through a variety of different exercises. Climbing on playground equipment and pumping legs while swinging help […]

No fear in public!

Another Black Belt essay! This time from Mr. Mason Millsap… as he explains what Karate has meant to him… Karate has affected me in three different ways: eye contact, confidence, and attitude.  First, when I talk to others, I use more eye contact.  This is true when talking to my parents.  It is also true when […]