Happy Labor Day

Labor Day isn’t just a day off…

I wanted to post about labor day… Most people take this as just a day off, but I was wondering how labor day started so I looked it up… It was in the late 1800s – labor disputes started because of bleak conditions and poor treatment of workers (12 or more hour workdays; hazardous work […]

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Yarnell Hill Fire Anniversary

I wanted to post a bit about the Yarnell Hill Fire… On June 30, 2013, 19 members of the group were killed fighting the Yarnell Hill Fire. The Yarnell Hill Fire was a wildfire near Yarnell, Arizona, ignited by lightning on June 28, 2013. On June 30, it overran and killed 19 City of Prescott firefighters, […]

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If You're Not Growing Your Dying

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 […]

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Black Belt White Belt Who Never Quit

Summer Confidence Part 2

Confidence Building in the Summer – Part 2 So last time I 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… During the summer you need to work on preparation for the rest of the year […]

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Confidence Thermometer

Summer Confidence Part 1

Confidence Building in the Summer – Part 1 I wanted to explain some of the particulars of how KarateBuilt Martial Arts builds confidence, which builds self-esteem which builds better grades (see the BUILDS at KarateBUILT theme?)… Self-confidence starts with safety… so as I mentioned in earlier posts, Self-Confidence gained by gaining the skills to defend […]

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