The 5 Tenets of Taekwondo are Courtesy, Integrity, Perseverance, Self-Control, Indomitable Spirit.  This month we are teaching our students about INTEGRITY

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Amazing Parenting Trick ....not what you'd expect

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Getting Your Kids to Go Places Without a Fight 🥊

Nick C with Black Dragon 
here with a cool parenting tip 😎

I wanted to swing by and tell you about a simple trick you can use to get your kids to actually WANT to leave the house.

This is especially neat for gettingthem to go to those places that they really don't want to... You know, like on errands and appointments and things like that.

Here it is...

The next time you want to get your kid to go somewhere (without a hassle or a fight)...

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The Charles Dickens Lesson...

You might be wondering what a kids martial arts instructor like me is doing posting about Charles Dickens.

Stick with me - it'll all be clear 
in a minute 😉

Did you know that before Dickens became one of England's most famed and adored writers...

He lived in a cockroach-infested attic, worked practically every waking hour of his life, and wrote on what scraps of paper he could in dim light, at night?

It's true. It's also true that Dickens...


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For parents, there is not one infallible way to teach children self-control. The good news is there are plenty of methods that can be utilized. In the process, kids may also relinquish a lot of the pressure they put on themselves. Here is a closer look at some simple ways that can build self-control in children. 


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Success in the classroom doesn't come from any single thing-it's about the right mix of attitude, habits, and effort. Strong study skills are an important ingredient in this recipe, and they're very much learned behavior. Straight-A students are not born-they're made. So, as a parent, how can you help your child develop effective study skills that they need to achieve success, and see benefits beyond the classroom? Here's a few tips to get you started.