Is 3 Years Old Too Young to Start Kids In Karate?

Whenever a parent asks us, “Is 2 or 3 years old too young to start learning karate?”, we always tell them story after story about the students who started that young, and have blossomed into incredible humans. Black belt achievers that are strong, talented martial artists.  Miss Alston is one of them. She was 3 years old when she started … Read More

I Kicked My Son Out of Class

When my son was 6, I decided to put him in martial arts. I was excited. I giggled watching him take his first lesson… It was so special, and his little energy and facial expressions were priceless. I’ll remember that day for the rest of my life.  Fast forward six months.  Things were not going so well. 😂 He never … Read More

karate for 3 year olds: 5 benefits of martial arts for toddlers

Sometimes, students in Little Leaders (karate for 3-year-olds) don’t have the strongest of starts. It’s tough being 3 sometimes 😅 Their parents ask if it’s normal when they won’t participate in the kicks, moves, and other activities. Then I usually tell them about Aakash…who started karate when he was barely 3 years old, and for the first 6 months of … Read More

Sign Up for the Inconvenience

Push-ups: “Awww MAN!!” Sit-ups: “Not these again!” Spread your legs into your best effort at a full middle split: “I hate this part!” 😂 😂 😂 Every so often (usually only in the beginner classes), a student with no filter will shout something like this as we announce an exercise.  It always makes us chuckle on the inside, but gives … Read More

Handgun Defense Seminar – March 19th

What would you do if a gun was pointed at your face? Could you defense yourself? Would you respond correctly?  If you were being used as a shield and your attacker had a gun, what would you do?Come and attend this seminar, and you will learn how do defend yourself if the gun is pointed at: – Your face – The … Read More

FREE Self Defense Workshop – March 16th

Come and take a FREE self defense class and feel stronger and more prepared to defend yourself if necessary! Open to anyone in the community, ages 16 and up. Learn some of the basic strikes you can use immediately, and common ways you might be grabbed.  Bring a friend, and come train with us! When: March 16th from 8:15 – … Read More

Parent’s “Ninja” Night Out – March 12

Games! Fun! Pizza! Send your kids to our parent’s night out event and take a few hours to yourself! Drop them off with our adult staff, and we’ll keep them busy and engaged and energized!  We will play games, feed them pizza, and then they will battle our ninjas! When: March 12th from 6:30 – 9:00pm Register Here: https://bit.ly/NinjaNight_PNO

What Happens After You Earn Your Black Belt? Do You Just Quit?

We spend a lot of time and energy motivating students to earn black belt. Our entire curriculum and class structure is designed to get students to that special rank—and get them GOOD. But then what? What happens when all the work you’ve put into your training is actualized, and we tie that beautiful belt around your waist? That’s when you … Read More

Mind Power: how to achieve your goals and become a better human today

Most people don’t think about it, but the mind is actually the most powerful organ in our bodies, controlling thought and memories, but also our motor skills, breathing…. hunger… you name it. The mind also controls our emotional well-being. And believe it or not, mindset is the key to achieving goals and becoming better humans.  Self-doubts, limiting beliefs, and holding … Read More