Scott Bennett Black Belt Essay

Karate Means Respect… Cool… and MORE Cool…

Another Karate BLACK BELT STORY from Mr. Scott Bennett – this was fun… Karate means several things to me.  One of these things is respect.  Karate has really helped me with my respect outside of karate class.  It also helps me with some other life-skills: self-esteem, honesty, vision, discipline, and communication.  Self-esteem helps me so […]

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Az Republic Op Ed Piece on Bullying

Bullying and How Karate Stops It!

Reprint of Sr. Master Greg Moody’s Op Ed Piece in the Arizona Republic Newspaper… “Martial Arts is a Solution to Bullying!” Bullying impacts as many as one in three children. Bullying isn’t just “kids being kids” but is a form of torture that can have the same long-lasting effect on kids as sexual and physical […]

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Karate Lesson Bo Staff Jahng Bong

Focus on the Whole Person….

“The KarateBuilt Martial Arts program focuses on the “Whole Person”! In today’s “instant gratification” society, it’s important that we and our children learn the value of making a commitment (to others and themselves) AND learn the skills to keep themselves motivated so they (and we) can actually achieve our goals instead of simply “giving up” and failing to grow personally or […]

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Black Belt Karate Instructor

An Amazing Family Karate Black Belt!

I wanted to share this! I love this BLACK BELT STORY from Mr. Leonard Means (now he’s a 4th degree Black Belt) – both of his kids are Black Belts and he’s been a nationally certified instructor for 5 years: Taekwondo holds a special place in me.  It is an activity I share with my daughter and […]

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