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  • Resistance Makes Us Stronger

    Resistance Makes Us Stronger

    Black Belt Champions and High-Achievers would never become great without the benefit of resistance. None of the greatest Masters or Sensei’s in the Martial Arts would become as powerful as they have without the benefit of resistance. Motivational Speaker and Best Selling Author, Zig Ziglar, teaches "We should always be grateful for our problems." The reality is, the challenges we face every day, really do make us stronger. If everything in life came easy, everyone would be an instant Black Belt. In the real world, the people that solve the most complex problems, are worth the most value in society. In the Martial Arts, in school, at work, in business, we usually learn the most from ....

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  • The Essence of Black Belt

    The Essence of Black Belt

    The memory of earning your Black Belt will last a lifetime. This martial arts honour signifies your personal growth, improved fitness and the ability to stick to a goal and not give up, no matter the challenges you face. Here are some thoughts on earning their Black Belt from a selection of students "Sometimes it can be difficult to find the energy to go to class after school, but it is always fine when I arrive. The low points during training are the frustrations when I get a from wrong. I know that if I do the form slowly and practice it, I can do better." MG "At first, I felt excited to train for martial arts because I needed it most. During green belt, I felt depressed ....

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  • Athletic Enhancement

    Athletic Enhancement

    There is a reason why every professional sports team in every major sport supplements their training with martial arts. Martial arts training offers several advantages. It is amazingly effective at enhancing general coordination because it uses every part of the body in a balanced way. Upper body, lower body, right side, left side, forward movement, lateral movement and rotational movement are all included in martial arts training. ....

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  • Fighting Obesity

    Fighting Obesity

    Fighting Obesity: Martial arts is fitness with a purpose. There are few activities that offer the fitness benefits of a good martial arts class. Martial arts training demands a balance between the three components of fitness: strength, flexibility and endurance. A person who trains in martial arts will find their weakest areas greatly improved. And because their strength, flexibility and endurance are more balanced, adults and children will be less likely to injure themselves while participating in other athletic activities. ....

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  • Beginner Classes Now Enrolling

    Beginner Classes Now Enrolling

    Our program focuses on fitness, safety and self-defence, and provides a safe, positive, and respectful environment to learn new techniques and overcome kids' fears and challenges. We're Equipping Students with Lifelong Tools Students in our program develop skills that last a lifetime, from leading a class and helping new students to overcoming challenges in the classroom. Our programme is designed to teach kids the lessons of handwork, leadership, and perseverance. ....

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  • 5 GCSE Revision Tips

    Exams are part of your school life Here are 5 tips to revise for GCSE’s. These are also good tips for any exams you need to study for. Nothing beats hard-work, especially when it comes to studying, but there are ways you can guide your brain to remember information easier which supports your ability to learn. 1. Create a Revision Timetable Creating a revision timetable is a great way to organise your study time, plus it also helps boost your motivation to revise for your exams. 2. Take Regular Study Breaks Taking regular study breaks and exercising is proven to engaging your brain in studying and improve your exam performance in the long-run. Exercises especially Martial Arts, calms ....

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  • 5 ConversationQuestions to Ask Your Child

    5 ConversationQuestions to Ask Your Child

    5 Questions to ask your child instead of "How was school?" or "How was Karate?" 1. What was the best thing that happened today? 2. What was the hardest part of your day? 3. Tell or show me something you know today that you didn't know yesterday? 4. What made you laugh the hardest today? 5. Who would you like to be friends with and why? ....

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  • Back into the Routine

    Back into the Routine

    Dear Parents, as we enter the last week of the summer holidays I’m sure that most of you are thinking about the return to normality and the challenge of re-establishing your child’s routine. We look forward to seeing everyone back in September for an amazing end to the year! We hope everyone had a fantastic summer holiday. It will be absolutely no surprise that most kids are not going to be particularly positive about going back to school, going training, going to bed early or doing anything that involves not doing what they want! Expect the worst; “I hate school I don’t want to go” “I don’t want to do martial arts anymore” “why ....

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  • Help Your Child Make Better Choices

    Help Your Child Make Better Choices

    Back to school, means back to a regular routine.
    This can mean some "testing of the boundaries" by your child. Here's a few tips that KickFit instructors use with students ages 6 to 9 years. While you don’t want to have long drawn-out conversations that shame your child for misbehaving, brief chats about how to make better choices can be instrumental in helping your child learn. Your child will be looking to you to learn how to deal with his emotions and difficult social situations so it’s important to stay calm when you’re communicating. Here are some strategies that communication tips that can help with your discipline plan: Problem-solve together:
    When your ....

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  • Top Tips for Summer Attendance, Juniors

    Top Tips for Summer Attendance, Juniors

    TOP PARENT TIPS FOR SUMMER ATTENDANCE FOR LITTLE CHAMPION & JUNIOR STUDENTS Use a countdown system for getting ready: “45 mins, 30 mins, 15 mins, 5 mins…. Ready To Go” Let your child know they will be going to class and when you want them changed, ready to leave for lesson. Try and stick to the same class schedule each week If playing outside, change to an activity that calms your child, ready for class. Drink water frequently during the day to aid focus. On the way to class, tell your child the positive changes you have seen in them since attending KickFit classes. Avoid letting your child fall asleep in the car on the way to class! Stay and watch ....

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