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Words of the Week - Lesson 3 - Success

Words of the Week - Lesson 3 - Success

“Success isn’t permanent, and failure isn’t fatal.”” Mike Ditka, National Football League Hall of Fame player and coach As I'm sure you're already noticed, our program is about a LOT more than just the "kicking and punching" you're learning in your classes. Becoming a great black belt will challenge you both physically AND mentally. The

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ACTION PRINCIPLES Control Conflict

ACTION PRINCIPLES Control Conflict

Long-term relationships are almost always more important than short term problems. Be an active peacemaker, building bridges of understanding. Use kindness, whenever possible, as your weapon against evil. Neutralize shouting with soft words. Answer threats with serene confidence. Speak plainly. Don’t use foul language or sarcasm. Let go of your anger. Bill FitzPatrick is a

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Words of the Week - Lesson 2 - Success

Words of the Week - Lesson 2 - Success

“You always pass failure on the way to success.”” Mickey Rooney, legendary Hollywood actor, singer, dancer and musician As I'm sure you're already noticed, our program is about a LOT more than just the "kicking and punching" you're learning in your classes. Becoming a great black belt will challenge you both physically AND mentally. The

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Martial Arts Taught Me to Never Quit!

Martial Arts Taught Me to Never Quit!

My name is Kristen Marlor and I have been training in EZ Defense and martial arts for several years. When I first started, I was a Little Ninja. Now, I’ve worked my way to a Blue Belt level. Martial arts has taught me that everything isn’t always as easy as it looks. You must work real hard to reach your goals even

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Black Belt – A Family Journey

Black Belt – A Family Journey

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We’ve discovered over the years that a students that train at our school WITH the rest of their family, can accomplish much better results. It makes sense, you have someone to practice with at home, someone to help motivate and support you when things get “tough”, and someone to celebrate your accomplishments with (and believe

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Words of the Week - Lesson 1 - Success

Words of the Week - Lesson 1 - Success

“Success usually comes to those who are too busy to be looking for it.”” Henry David Thoreau, 19th Century American writer As I'm sure you're already noticed, our program is about a LOT more than just the "kicking and punching" you're learning in your classes. Becoming a great black belt will challenge you both physically

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Managing Pressure

Managing Pressure

Experiencing pressure, or stress, is normal. Everyone is faced with many forms of pressure to learn, work and achieve. What matters is how you keep pressure in perspective and manage it. You cannot eliminate the pressures of life, but you can learn from them. Pressure challenges and motivates you to do better. Learn to embrace

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Healthkick - Regular Sleep Helps You Keep a Regular Life

Healthkick - Regular Sleep Helps You Keep a Regular Life

The promotion of regular sleep is known as sleep hygiene. The following is a list of sleep hygiene tips which can be used to improve sleep. Also included is a list of special relevance to adolescents, who may experience sleep difficulties due to circadian rhythm changes occurring during the teenage years and into young adulthood.   Adults: Go to bed at the same time

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Words of the Week - Lesson 4 - Self-Discipline

Words of the Week - Lesson 4 - Self-Discipline

“Discipline is the bridge between goals and accomplishments.”” Jim Rohn, motivational speaker, philosopher and entrepreneur As I'm sure you're already noticed, our program is about a LOT more than just the "kicking and punching" you're learning in your classes. Becoming a great black belt will challenge you both physically AND mentally. The development of our

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Healthkick - Regular Sleep Helps You Keep a Regular Life

Healthkick - Regular Sleep Helps You Keep a Regular Life

The promotion of regular sleep is known as sleep hygiene. The following is a list of sleep hygiene tips which can be used to improve sleep. Also included is a list of special relevance to adolescents, who may experience sleep difficulties due to circadian rhythm changes occurring during the teenage years and into young adulthood.   Adults: Go to bed at the same time

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ACTION PRINCIPLES - Allow Your Opponent to Save Face

ACTION PRINCIPLES - Allow Your Opponent to Save Face

Allow Your Opponent to Save Face In business, sports or everyday relationships, always allow your opponent to save face. You won. That should be enough. Bragging is counterproductive. Winning provides you with the opportunity to show both mercy and humility. You won’t always win, but you can always do what you believe to be right

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