The Honor Roll!

This short Karate BLACK BELT STORY from Mr. Derek DeVries – is about the honor roll (in 2nd grade!)… I have been able to focus better at school.  I made the honor roll this quarter.  I am increasing my skills.  I feel better about myself because I can do more things now. Thanks Mr. DeVries! We […]

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Scott Bennett Black Belt Essay

Karate Means Respect… Cool… and MORE Cool…

Another Karate BLACK BELT STORY from Mr. Scott Bennett – this was fun… Karate means several things to me.  One of these things is respect.  Karate has really helped me with my respect outside of karate class.  It also helps me with some other life-skills: self-esteem, honesty, vision, discipline, and communication.  Self-esteem helps me so […]

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Az Republic Op Ed Piece on Bullying

Bullying and How Karate Stops It!

Reprint of Sr. Master Greg Moody’s Op Ed Piece in the Arizona Republic Newspaper… “Martial Arts is a Solution to Bullying!” Bullying impacts as many as one in three children. Bullying isn’t just “kids being kids” but is a form of torture that can have the same long-lasting effect on kids as sexual and physical […]

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CEO Credits Karate to His Success…

Great article I wanted to share on success… I always talk about all the amazing things you develop with Karate and Martial Arts at KarateBuilt Martial Arts but just one example I just read today from Brad Smith – the CEO of Intuit (the TurboTax guys) was enlightening as he attributes his success to karate… […]

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