Category Archives: Role Model

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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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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Make Changes Today for a Better Tomorrow

With the financial problems facing the country, many individuals have been faced with tough decisions.  They have found themselves forced to reassess their priorities and change their lifestyles to accommodate this new way of life.  Contrary to what you may … 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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