Bullying Prevention - upset boy

Karate and Bullying…

Karate and Bullying… I haven’t shared here yet – it’s my doctoral dissertation on bullying prevention.  Here is the technical summary: Bullying impacts as many as one in three children (or more in some studies). The impact of bullying on children is similar to other forms of abuse like sexual abuse or physical abuse, far-reaching, and […]

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Eric Thomas Blindfolded Jump Break Boards

On Ch. Master Nominee Eric Thomas…

I wanted to wait until after the holidays (and election) and also until after his super-amazing daughter tested for her 1st degree Black Belt to write this so… delayed… A note on our top instructor Chief Master Nominee (CMN) Eric Thomas… He’s recently been awarded the rank of 8th Degree Black Belt… CMN Thomas has […]

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Sarah Thomas first female ref in super bowl

Karate is for girls too – here’s a NON-Karate story…

I love this story (for all the Girls in Martial Arts) so I wanted to share it… Sarah Thomas – the first Female Super Bowl Ref… Here is the opening paragraph: The lyrics are soaring and defiant: “And I’ll rise up. I’ll rise like the day! I’ll rise up. I’ll rise unafraid!” Andra Day’s Grammy-nominated […]

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