Category Archives: Karate

Making Friends

What makes a good friend?  What attributes do you look for in a friend?  What attributes do you think a good friend has?  Make sure your child sees examples of good friendships in your own relationships.  Your child will see … Continue reading

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Learning Tips for Boys and Girls

GIRLS Girls need to be challenged!  If you see your daughter starting to coast, make sure you challenge her with advanced books or difficult math problems.  Cultivate her interest in the sciences!  Go the extra mile to intrigue your daughter.  … Continue reading

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Who’s Dreaming?

By senseisez In today’s hectic world it is very easy to find ourselves, as parents, getting our children to do what all the other kids are doing:  participating in a team sport of some sort.  In some instances that is … Continue reading

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The Ladies’ Secret

The small island of Okinawa is known for having the highest number of centenarians (people over the age of 100.)  Research has been conducted and multiple books have been written on the Okinawans’ secret to long, healthy, and happy lives.  … Continue reading

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Promotions Mean More Than a Belt

A few times a year, Ohana Karate holds belt promotion ceremonies, which recognize the hard working karate students who have progressed.  At each of these events, hundreds of spectators, including parents, grandparents, family members, and friends, gather to celebrate the … Continue reading

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Karate – A Family Affair for Health and Life

Many adults are more than eager to place their children in classes, like martial arts, for example, but very rarely do these parents become more than spectators.  I often ask myself why.  The health benefits of karate or any other … Continue reading

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