What is good leadership?

Being a leader can seem like a glorified and glamorous position, because most leaders are in the spotlight and forefront of the mission or project. Every one wants to be a leader, but what does it take to be a good leader? What is good leadership, and why is leadership so important? A leader is […]

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Muscles of the Body

How many muscles do you think are in the human body? 50? 200? Well believe it or not, there are 600 muscles in the human body! An interesting fact is muscles do everything from pumping blood throughout our bodies, to help you lift your heavy backpack. There are some muscles we control, while others, like […]

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The Power of Realization

In our Taekwondo program, the CTF, it is important to produce physical strength in our students, but we don’t stop there. Our goal is to empower a sense of self worth and cultivate personal destiny. We do that by guiding our students through four stages of philosophical development: Imagination, Inspiration, Actualization and last but not least, […]

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Being Thankful

A blog on being thankful before November…heresy!!!!  We haven’t even reached Halloween yet and you dare mention being thankful? Sacrilege!  Of course, everyone thinks of November as the month to give thanks, but that is no reason for us to give thanks every day of the year.  We all have so much to be thankful […]

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Integrity

It doesn’t seem to matter much these days; things like success or even acceptance seems to get in the way of integrity more often than not.  We see two choices ahead of us, and at some point we have all chosen the easier, less virtuous route.  But there must come a time when enough is […]

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Staying Healthy

We have reached the end of September; National Childhood Obesity Awareness month is nearing its close.  But just because September is ending, doesn’t mean that we should forget all about living healthy and eating properly.  Many people who advocate healthy lifestyles are big supporters if vitamins and supplements; now that the months are turning cold […]

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Motivation

“You don’t have to be great to start, but you have to start to be great.” -Zig Ziglar We are well into National Childhood Obesity awareness month, and our last two entries have dealt with exercising and healthy eating.  One thing that we can all agree on is that it is not easy to make […]

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Healthy Eating

This exercise stuff isn’t quite as bad as I thought—See, when you find something that you enjoy doing it doesn’t even seem like work.  Did you check out that Tae Kwon Do School? Yeah they are pretty good—Did you meet Mr. Dayne? The bald guy? Yeah he was ok.  He let me punch his abs […]

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Exercise

September is the start of National Childhood Obesity Awareness Month, so now is as good a time as ever to discuss the most well-known method of preventing obesity: exercise.  Now there countless exercise programs available: P90x, Crossfit, martial arts (*cough cough), so there are plenty of ways for us to get out there and get […]

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Study Habits

School has been back in session for just about one month now, so it is safe to say the honeymoon phase is over.  September is upon us and now that everyone has had a chance to recover from their summer vacation, now is as good a time as ever to start practicing good study habits.  […]

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