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Better Grades for Kids, Better Life for Adults Part 2!

Better Grades for Kids, Better Life for Adults Part 2!!

So last time we discussed critical initial confidence building. That safety and feeling like you can handle yourself is the first part to building confidence and self-esteem (and therefore builds better grades…

The next part is building physical skills. You don’t have to be Bruce Lee to be a Black Belt… you don’t even have to start out physically talented. We say a Black Belt is a White Belt (beginner) who never quit!


Now, first off before you can even start to consider becoming a Black Belt at KarateBuilt Martial Arts you have to be accepted. This isn’t easy… before you do that – and the next steps to becoming a confident person – is the process of improving physically…

What this means is, to be more confident (see Maslow’s Hierarchy on the right again) you must be physically capable.Better Grades

Physically capable doesn’t mean you have 6-pack abs (though a lot of Black Belts do) or can break boards with your head (nope we really don’t do that…much) but have a body that’s coordinated, strong and healthy.

Karate at KarateBuilt Martial Arts gradually builds physical capability so you (or your child) have confidence you can do / exercise / play / compete at a high level. Even if you have a desk job, if you are out of shape you wont feel as capable (because frankly, you aren’t as capable).

Once physical ability is achieved, truthfully you need to keep maintaining it for the rest of your life (but it’ll be a happier and longer life). This is a BIG step towards 100% rock-solid confidence…

We’ll discuss the next step next time!

Results… their own words!


“Dear Sr. Master Moody, Your program has had a positive impact on many aspects of Amanda’s life! Since joining your school, her self-esteem has increased significantly and we are all so much happier! Karate for Kids is Wonderful! Thanks Again!” – Steve & Deann Haage

“My whole family has grown and strengthened through our practice of Taekwondo. I use the life skills all the time with my kids. They are a great reminder of our family’s own values!” – Beth Grula







Sr. Master Greg Moody, Ph.D. and KarateBuilt Martial Arts have been selected the nation’s #1 martial arts schools for EIGHT YEARS IN A ROW!

Founded in 1995 by Dr. Greg Moody a 7th degree Black Belt and Sr. Master Instructor, KarateBuilt Martial Arts and Karate lessons for pre-school children ages 3-6 and elementary age kids ages 7 and up are designed to develop the critical building blocks kids need – specialized for their age group – for school excellence and later success in life.

KarateBuilt Martial Arts Adult Karate training is a complete adult fitness and conditioning program for adults who want to lose weight, get (and stay in shape) or learn self-defense in a supportive environment.

Instructors can answer questions or be contacted 24 hours or the day, 7 days a week at or call directly at 866-311-1032 for one of our nationwide locations. You can also visit our website at

About Dr. Greg Moody:  Greg is a seventh degree black belt and senior master instructor.  He has a Ph.D. in Special Education from Arizona State University (along with a Master’s Degree in Counseling and a Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering – he actually is a rocket scientist). He has been teaching martial arts for over 25 years and has owned eight martial arts schools in Arizona and California. Sr. Master Moody is a motivational speaker and educator and teaches seminars in bullying, business, and martial arts training, around the world.