Thinking About Respect… Part 1

Thinking about RESPECT… There are three levels of respect to consider during this time of year… We will discuss all three of them and how they relate to karate and martial arts training at KarateBuilt Martial Arts. The first… Respect for Yourself… If you Respect yourself, you would treat yourself well. Your body and your […]

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It finally happened to me! Or actually to my kid…

It finally happened to me! Or actually to my kid… So quick story… I am getting ready to teach one of my quarterly “Master Training Seminars” at the Cave Creek Campus KarateBuilt school today and this time of year we call “Black Belt Goal Setting Season” so, in the kids class, the parents of the […]

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Karate Black Belt Punch

“…more confidence in myself…”

More unedited Karate Black Belt Essay… from Mr. Sammy Ramirez… When I signed up for Taekwondo it was because my brother and I would get picked on a lot.  My mom took us to try out for the classes and we liked it and thought it was fun.  It has helped me gain more confidence in […]

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Essay Dream Come True

“…Hard Work Will Make My Dream Come True…”

Another unedited Karate Black Belt Essay from Mr. Jace Meierhofer… What karate has meant to me.  Karate is not just becoming a black belt.  It is about confidence.  When I put my Karate belt on I feel so proud of all the hard work that I’ve done.  I’ve made good friends.  My instructors show me how to […]

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