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  • RSKA Summer Boot Camp

    Looking for a Great Way to get ahead in your Karate Training this Summer? RSKA Boot Camp is The Best Experience There Is... Rising Sun Karate Academy’s Summer Boot Camp offers the most exciting, and diversified curriculum anywhere. Our program includes, all or the prerequisites for your next rank plus sessions on self-defense, judo, yawara, jujitsu, sparring and more. There will be exciting activities, and the award winning RSKA Curriculum. “Our son loves every class at RSKA, but he always looks forward to Summer Boot Camp. He has never missed a Boot Camp since he was a White Belt and now, he is a Black Belt and he still attends Boot Camp every ....

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  • How to Be a Good Karate Parent (Hint: Use These 6 Magical Words)

    How to Be a Good Karate Parent (Hint: Use These 6 Magical Words) By Jesse Enkamp Imagine the horror: You’ve been driving your kids to Karate class, tournaments and camps for years. You’ve spent boatloads of money on uniforms, belts, gradings and equipment. You’ve invested hundreds of hours to relentlessly push your kids to the limit. Then one day… BANG! They quit. Just like that. You’re heartbroken. Flabbergasted. Why?! You try to talk to them. You try to convince them to continue. You tell them they’ve come too far to quit now – give it another shot, kiddo! But nothing works. When a child makes her mind up, ....

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  • The Olympic Karate Guide for Tokyo 2020

    The Olympic Karate Guide for Tokyo 2020 By Jesse Enkamp In 2020, Karate will for the first time be included in the Olympic Games. This is a historic moment for the sport of Karate, as millions of practitioners worldwide now have chance to shine themselves in the Olympic glory. But how will this happen? Who can participate? Where will it be held? There are so many questions… Today I’m going to answer them! First of all, let’s cover the basics: The Olympics Games in 2020 will take place in Tokyo, Japan– the country famous for modernizing Karate. The venue where Karate will hold it’s competition is called Nippon Budokan , located in ....

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  • The Black Belt Myth

    The Black Belt Myth (What They Never Told You About Being a Black Belt) By Jesse Enkamp For years, you’ve been told a lie. An ugly, dirty lie. Indoctrinated by people you trusted, with the implicit purpose of “protecting you from reality” , you’ve been secretly brainwashed since you first discovered martial arts. Why? The short answer: Because a convenient lie is safer than an inconvenient truth. The long answer: Because if you knew the truth, the whole truth, you’d probably never have started martial arts to begin with – and you’d most likely not be reading this paragraph. I know… Mind-blowing, right? Let me ....

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  • Karate Kids: The Benefits of Martial Arts for ADHD

    Karate Kids: The Benefits of Martial Arts by Alison Hendrie With a bloodcurdling cry, your 6-year-old leaps into the air in a karate kick, raising your hair and blood pressure simultaneously. Before you panic and pad the walls, try channeling this urge into a martial arts class. Activities like karate, kung fuand aikido are a fun way for both boys and girls to achieve fitness and focus. Some parents may think they also promote violence, but that's a myth, according to experts. The martial arts actually help teach self-discipline and socialization skills. In fact, many parents whose children have attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) report great success with these ....

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  • Improve Self-Esteem, Focus, and Coordination with Karate

    Improve Self-Esteem, Focus, and Coordination with Karate Your child doesn’t need a black belt to battle ADHD—martial arts can develop coordination, boost confidence, and improve focus. BY MELINDA BORING Martial arts teacher Rodger Pyle was diagnosed with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) as a child, but he didn’t let it hold him back. “The public school didn’t know how to channel my energy, but I knew I could learn. I needed direction,” he says. Pyle found direction in martial arts. It gave him the confidence to work toward his goals. Today, at the USA Seibukan Martial Arts Training Center, in Columbus, Ohio, he helps ....

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  • Martial Arts Training Can Help Autism

    Martial Arts Training Can Help Autism New work reveals that traditional martial arts practice helps communication. Posted Oct 29, 2016 Training in traditional martial arts requires physical and mental focus. As contrasted with martial arts that that focus exclusively on competition and fighting, traditional here means those practices emphasizing overall skill and character development with movement patterning. Such training is essentially a holistic synergy of mind-body coordination. Habitual practice in martial arts, particularly when structured patterns of attack and defence are repeated, can serve as an excellent tool for physical and mental training. For those with autism ....

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    BENEFITS OF MARTIAL ARTS FOR KIDS WITH AUTISM Posted by Century Martial Arts on 8/20/2019 If there is one thing that martial arts practitioners believe, it is that a foundation of discipline, respect and training will help bring you success. If there is another thing they all believe, it is that martial arts are for everyone. This is why most martial arts schools and school owners do their best to accommodate both individuals with both physical differences and neurodivergent individuals, such as those on the autism spectrum. Not only does martial arts provide a welcoming environment, but training can be very beneficial! For those looking to handle the issues ....

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  • Halloween Trick-or-Treat Safety Tips

    Halloween Trick-or-Treat Safety Tips

    Rising Sun Karate Academy – Halloween is a fun andexciting time of year for children. Here are some tips to help ensure they have a safe holiday! Choose a Halloween costume that is fireproof and has full visibility. If the costume includes props of any kind, be sure they are smooth and flexible and do not create a fall or poke hazard. Use reflective tape on wrists or ankles to add sparkle to any costume. Flashlights also make a great prop. Always have children trick or treat in groups and use a buddy system within the group, even for teens. Talk to children and teens before house to house activities about how to maintain their safety. Only trick or treat at houses with ....

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