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When Coaching Your Kids, Understand The 3 Ways They Learn

👇 Actual Conversation 👇 “Don’t step back, step forward. Try again. The foot you just used, step forward. No no, the other foot. Step forward. No sir, step forward. That’s backwards, step forward. You just changed your guard completely. Please change your guard back. Perfect. Now, bring your knee and elbow together, and step forward. Watch me. Like this. Slap …

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“Yes, I Can”

What I’m about to share with you could change your life. It changed mine and is at the heart of everything I do. “Yes, I Can.” These words, combined with the brief to back them up, must permeate everything we do. “Yes, I Can.” When you show up to karate class and you step on the mat, you bow to …

Listen To The Sound Of Your Uniform – Part 2

Listen To The Sound Of Your Uniform, Part 2 Hello everyone! Master Alley wanted to share part 2 of this training tip: Listening to the sound of your uniform! Here’s what he had to share… “What’s up everybody, Master Alley here. When you’re throwing a punch, a kick, your Gi, your uniform should tell you if you are doing it correctly. …

The Secret To Making Straight A’s

The Secret To Making Straight A’s Well, it’s not really a secret. It’s more of an approach to reaching that goal. This last week, students have been turning in their reports cards and Master Alley has seen a lot of great report cards. So, congratulations to our students on having a black belt attitude at school as well as at …

Videotape Your Moves For Improvement

Hey everyone! A quick new training tip for you… Videotape your moves for improvement! That’s right-record yourself!! So, when you’re working your forms, or you’re working your kata, whatever you’re practicing, have somebody videotape what you’re doing or set up a camera to record.  I want you to go back and watch it and study it. You will see mistakes that …

Train With Intensity In Your Face

Why is it so important to train with intensity in your face? Hey, Master Alley here with a training tip! I want to give you a quick tip on how to improve your fighting skills by getting into character. Sure, we have fun while learning and practicing martial arts, but martial arts is not a silly sport. If you take Universal 1 for …

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Four Reasons for Families to Take Martial Arts Together

Karate classes are a great way for children to learn self-defense and important values such as discipline, respect, and confidence. Adults can benefit from martial arts classes by losing weight and learning self-defense. Yet the biggest benefit for everyone is simple: take a class together! Super Kicks Karate has always allowed families to take the same classes, because we feel …

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Martial Arts: Fun for the Whole Family

Looking for an activity that the whole family can enjoy can be difficult. Different ages and experience levels can lead to someone being left out or left behind. What’s fun for everyone and can be enjoyed by all? How about martial arts? Super Kicks Karate proudly offers martial arts classes that the entire family can enjoy together! A martial arts …

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Becoming a Better Martial Artist Through Teaching

Learning to Teach & Excelling in Martial Arts At Super Kicks Karate, we believe that students learn best when they have the opportunity to teach the material they’ve learned. Familiar phrases in our studio are, “learn to teach,” and “teach to learn.” This is important for all students of any age, and allows them to bolster the martial arts training …

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How to Keep Training in Martial Arts While Injured

When you train with martial arts, you always want to be at your best. Super Kicks Karate aims to take you to black belt skill level and beyond. However, sometimes an injury can get in the way and slow you down. How do you continue your martial arts training with an injury? 1. Don’t Make It Worse It can be …