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Confidence Building in the Summer – Part 3

Confidence Building in the Summer – Part 3

Everything we are talking about is about not wasting the summer… Take advantage of everything the KarateBuilt students are doing (or at least do something that gains you skill) during this critical time…

CONFIDENCE is This Summer Topic!

And if you don’t think you or your child can gain by building confidence I challenge you a bit – look at research on confidence and business success. In every case confident people are more successful, happier and have better financial results. There is always more room to grow…

You should have learned the first 2 steps towards confidence building (and therefore better grades) in the last posts…

The next part is building mental skills and capability. When you have mental capability you feel more confident because you can process more… you can focus better… and stay on one task better. You simply are more able to handle things… that’s why Black Belts have more confidence – by far – that the average person.

As far as better grades go it should be obvious that with incredible focus and mental capability a students grades will skyrocket!

As far as us adults do – the same skills lead to massively improved performance at work!

You probably have heard about Martial Arts developing incredible – almost spooky – mental discipline… and you’d be pretty close to correct if you understand the science…

Bad example…

Let’s look at a really bad example of mental focus… a new version of Maslow’s Hierarchy I showed you last time….

I call this the teenager hierarchy! Ok that was supposed to be a joke, but the unfortunate truth is that when you see a

Maslow’s Bad Needs

group of teens nowadays, they’re often focusing on where they get WiFi or where they are going to charge their devices rather than the meeting or topic at hand…

Like safety skills and physical capabilities, Karate at KarateBuilt Martial Arts builds a high level of incredible mental focus and capability so you (or your child) basically are capable of anything you set your mind to (setting your mind to things is another topic).

It doesn’t matter what kind of job or work you’re in, mental capability determines success.

There’s one last step to confidence… next time!

MORE Results… their own words!


Our children have been involved with Karate for Kids for several years now. Their martial arts experiences have influenced every area of their lives from academic achievement to social skills, physical fitness and self-esteem. We consider it a privilege to be part of the ATA family.” – Cindi and Clark Mitchell




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.

The KarateBuilt Martial Arts Headquarters is in Cave Creek, Arizona at 29850 N. Tatum Blvd., Suite 105, Cave Creek AZ 85331. You can locate the Chief Instructor, Master Laura Sanborn there directly at ‭(480) 575-8171‬.