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Story From A Black Belt Mom!

Another story from a few years ago from another of our amazing students… this one from a mom who achieved her black belt herself! Roberta Greenberg:

My son, Ari, started taking classes in Feb. of 2008.  I would sit in the gallery watching and thinking that it looked fun and also away to get a workout.  So during Mother’s month in 2008, I decided to try it out. After a few classes I knew this is what I needed.

For me karate is a place where I can go for a couple of hours a week and relieve some stress, clear my head, and have soe fun.  Over the years I have been able to make new friends from the school.  Some of the people feel like they are part of my family.

Karate has helped me with my focus.  After a class my head is clear which allows me to go home and work on things with energy and the thought that I can accomplish anything.

Thanks Mrs. Greenberg for adding another great story! We are really proud of you and both your kids!






Sr. Master Greg Moody, Ph.D.

P.S. I shared this story from a few years ago because now both of her kids are in our Elite instructor training program! What a great achievement for the whole family! 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 an 8th degree Black Belt and Chief 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 866-311-1032 for one of our nationwide locations. You can also visit our website at

About Dr. Greg Moody:  Greg is an eighth-degree black belt and chief 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. Chief Master Moody is a motivational speaker and educator and teaches seminars in bullying, business, and martial arts training, around the world. See more at

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. KarateBuilt Martial Arts serves Cave Creek, Carefree, Scottsdale, and Paradise Valley Arizona as well and Grand Rapids, MI.

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