Water Safety (Continued)

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In this next water safety segment, we will discuss some tips you can use when at the pool. The area around pool surfaces are almost always wet and therefore slippery, not to mention the fact that they are made of concrete or some other hard material such as wooden decking,etc. It is for this reason […]

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The Importance of Trees Part 1: The History of Arbor Day

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In April we are studying the importance of trees in our environment and I thought a good place to start would be with the history of our most important tree planting holiday, Arbor Day. Arbor day is a holiday in which people are encouraged to plant and care for trees. It is celebrated the final […]

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First Aid Training in a Martial Arts Curriculum: Part 1

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At Karate World in Surfside Beach, we feel that an important part of a modern self-defense curriculum is the area of first aid. One of the first things that children need to learn in an emergency/first aid scenario is how to dial 911. We start off by explaining to the kids that they should only […]

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Reading Is Self Defense: Part 1

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Harry S. Truman said, “Not all readers are leaders, but all leaders are readers.” During the month of January, we will be discussing the importance of reading with karate world students. Often in class we discuss topics such as anti-bullying, nutrition, time and anger management, community service, etc. The point I want to drive home […]

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5 Easy Tips for Managing Your Time

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I think some people find time management to be a little difficult to get the hang of…especially the younger students. When I huddle everyone up for a quick mat chat,often times I see some of the kids eyes glazing over like they just don’t get it. That being said,I would like to post five easy […]

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Using the Rapid Planning Method for Better Time Management at Karate World

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Karate Worlds’s time management lesson for this blog has to do with “RPM” or rapid planning method. RPM is a very powerful tool in the areas of goal setting and time management. Let’s get into the 3 sections: Result: decide what your desired outcome (goal) is Purpose:you need a strong, driving reason why achieving the […]

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Step 3: Anger Management/Conflict Resolution at Karate World of Surfside Beach

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After removing yourself from a hostile situation and cooling down (step 1), and listening to the other persons viewpoint (step 2), you’re ready to begin step 3! After you have listened to the other persons point of view and rephrased it with empathy, it’s been time for you to express yourself. When explaining your viewpoint […]

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Step 2: Anger Management/Conflict Resolution at Karate World of Surfside Beach

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In our last blog we discussed step 1 in dealing with anger management and conflict resolution, which was to remove yourself from the situation and cool down. Today we talk about what happens next. A fellow by the name of Stephen Covey said that one of the seven habits of highly effective people is to […]

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Anger Management and Conflict Resolution Training Begins at Karate World This Month!

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The first step in dealing with managing your anger is to recognize that a situation is escalating and that you are losing your temper. At this point you should stop immediately and remove yourself from the situation.Go somewhere that you feel safe and comfortable so that you can begin step two, which is cooling down. […]

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