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  • 4 Ways to Power in Karate and Life

    In physics, power is the amount of energy transferred or converted per unit of time. Sometimes power is also referred to as an activity or output a...
  • 7 Ways to Fight Negative Energy.

    Just when things were supposed to get a little more positive it seems the news has a way of keeping us in a negative mindset. We are supposed to be...
  • Big Journeys Begin with Small Steps

    This past January First Choice Martial Arts had an attendance challenge to further motivate our awesome students. The goal of this challenge was to...
  • You Can't Recycle Wasted Time

    A couple of months ago we were speaking to the students at First Choice Martial Arts about the value of time. When we positioned the message, we to...
  • Warning - Exercise has been Known to Cause Health and Happiness

    This week has been outstanding for our students of First Choice Martial Arts even during a provincewide lockdown. At the time of writing this we ar...
  • 7 Lockdown Learning Tips for Better Students

    "The more you know about the past the more you can prepare for the future" Theodore Roosevelt History can be our teacher if we learn from our mista...
  • Quit Waiting for Everything to Be Perfect

    This past August and October, First Choice Martial Arts ran four Black belt exams for the students that were committed during the pandemic. Althoug...
  • Stay on Track and Don't Fall Off

    80% of success is showing up. With Covid, restrictions, lockdowns and uncertainty I was so impressed when I did attendance last week that 94% of al...
  • Practise Does Not Make Perfect

    This past week we were speaking to the kids about the old saying, practice makes perfect. When we asked them does practice make perfect, they inevi...
  • 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 ...