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  • You Cannot Make Progress Without Making Decisions

    Deciding can sometimes be the most difficult skill to master in life. A lot of people would opt to delay a decision, adding additional stress on th...
  • The Hardest Mountain to Climb is the One Within

    If the only goal were to reach the top of the mountain then why not use a helicopter? I must guess that most people that pursue mountain climbing a...
  • Always Remember, Your Focus Determines Your Reality

    Picture this as a student, you are standing in the middle of the dojo on the big blue mat when you are asked by your Sensei to close your eyes. As ...
  • Finding Something New in Something Old

    This past week during karate class I asked the kids during their training, try to find something new in something old. Some kids looked a little pe...
  • Progress is Impossible Without Change

    Out of every situation something comes up that can create an opportunity to run and hide or change for progress. Back in March we were prepping for...
  • Have Fun, But Do Not Be Funny!

    When teaching at First Choice Martial Arts we as instructors are constantly looking for ways to get the best out of our students. In the early days...
  • 7 Reasons to Go For a Morning Walk

    Thanks to the Suzie Glassman for sharing this with our First Choice Martial Arts readers. By this point in our evolutionary history, we all kn...
  • Building the Momentum for Successful Kids.

    For those that crave structure and routine it appears September went as fast as it came. With that many kids went back to school, back to karate an...
  • The 3 Disciplines that Drive Kids to Success!

    Why is that some kids seem so driven and motivated while others seem to lack enthusiasm? Is it in their nature or DNA? Is it the environment they l...
  • Back to School Safety Basics.

    With back to school and COVID-19 safety, I'm sure you are taking all the extra precautions as parents and are focused on your child's well-being. R...
  • Back to School Success with Karate

    With Back to School just around the corner it has become clearer than ever that some kids are prepared, and some are not. These past several months...
  • The Back to School Mindset is here EARLY at First Choice Martial Arts!

    Over the past couple of weeks, I have noticed a major attitude shift in the classroom and online for all our First Choice Martial Arts students. As...