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Martial Arts Strengthens Our Alertness & Mental Control

  • September 2, 2022

Our martial arts practice helps us strengthen our mental acuity as well as our physical fitness. Researchers at Bangor University studied people who regularly practice martial arts. They extensively tested and measured alertness, orienting, and executive types of attention. Alertness is our ability to sustain focused awareness.  Orienting is purposefully shifting our attention from one […]


5 Ways Karate Training Boosts Your Mental Strengths!

  • August 5, 2022

We’re all aware that regular, consistent exercise — such as karate training — improves our physical fitness. But martial arts lessons provide us with even more than a good workout. Regular, consistent karate training helps boost 5 critical mental strengths. 1)  Greater emotional well-being Our emotional well-being and our physical health are strongly linked. A […]


4 Ways to Make a Strong Start to Your School Year!

  • August 4, 2022

It can be challenging for your child to start a new school year. Several different factors contribute to this: First and foremost, however, it is the result of kids abruptly changing over to a new schedule. Over the summer break, they’ve gotten used to staying up later — and sleeping in later — than during […]


The Exercise Pill: how exercise keeps your brain healthy and protects it against depression and anxiety

  • July 30, 2022

As with many other physicians, recommending physical activity to patients was just a doctor chore for me – until a few years ago. That was because I myself was not very active. Over the years, as I picked up boxing and became more active, I got firsthand experience of positive impacts on my mind. I […]


Summertime Heat Stress Advisory!

  • July 10, 2022

Just a reminder that the warm Summer weather is now with us. Please be mindful of the risks of heat stress and other heat-related illnesses and take appropriate precautions. Please follow the link below to download your own safety guide: Heat Related Illness Info CDC Broadway Family Karate Comments are closed.


Autumn Term Video Tutorials

  • September 6, 2021

We have online Video Tutorials for our Autumn Term available for you on our YouTube channel. These videos are your guide to the skills we’ve been working with together in our recent lessons. Watching these will help you keep these skills fresh in your mind. These videos will also guide you as you practice and […]


Thanks for Participating: Board Breaking for Appalachian Outreach

  • March 29, 2021

A big “Thank You!” to our students and families who participated in our recent Board Breaking workshops, and donated to the Appalachian Outreach ministry in Jefferson City. Ms. Hill’s father sent us the following message: “Izabella would like to extend her thanks to everyone who participated in the board breakings this week! We ended up […]


Honors Students: Creating Your Own Bo 1 Step!

  • February 27, 2021

Just a reminder for our Honors Students that you’re creating your own Bo 1 Step in our “B” lessons. This will be an important part of earning your 2nd Achievement Stripe, and of your Promotion Exam in a few weeks. Last week, you selected the attacks that you will defend against. Your homework for the […]


Courtesy #6: What “honorific” did the 1st Congress decide on?

  • September 12, 2020

As George traveled north by coach from Virginia in the Spring of 1789, the first Congress met in New York. Two groups would have to decide on the proper honorific for George — the House of Representatives and the Senate. The honorific had to be something that both the Representatives and the Senators could agree […]


Courtesy #5: What’s an “honorific” anyway?

  • August 30, 2020

In our lesson this week, we’ll continue our discussion of Courtesy as our Warrior Personal Strength. What’s an “honorific” anyway, and why did George need one? An “honorific” is a special way we speak to or about someone else that shows courtesy and respect. Some of these we use so often that we don’t think […]