It’s almost grading time again. While students are working on their final preparations this week, before the grading this weekend, we get to go through all of the grading application forms and theory tests. This is always a good opportunity for us to get a bit more insight into what motivates students and see what
One of the most popular requests at this time of year is, ‘can you help me tie my belt?’ I can’t say that I was too good at tying my own belt in the early days but I soon learned after much practice. Below are a couple of resources that we hope will help you
The Focus Newsletter is dedicated to your technical growth in Chito-Ryu Karate-do at Sunshine Coast Karate. The Power of Basics The meaning of the Chito-Ryu crest Showing Respect in the Dojo Japanese in the Dojo Technique Tips Dojo Environment Log-in now to view & download the newsletter. [wlm_loginform] [ismember] Download the Focus Newsletter – February 2013.
The Power Of Consistent ‘Hard Work’
Every lesson that you do (really push yourself to train as hard as you can) = you make a deposit into your personal confidence bank
Consider if you were to train consistently for a week, a month, a year, 5 years etc How much would you have invested into your confidence bank? And the longer you train these small deposits take on a compounding effect in your life much like a long term savings plan in a financial institution.
For those of you who have been training for a while, you probably noticed that a few months ago we changed the Showa up on the wall in the dojo. One of the most striking differences, is that we no longer have the an English translation up on the wall. The reason for this is
By far the number 1 question that new students ask is “How do I tie my belt?” So to help answer that question, we put together this video to show you how it’s done in a simple step by step guide. A special tip for parents, we encourage you to learn how to do this
Our Sunshine Coast Karate Team are fortunate to be a part of the International Chito-Ryu Karate Federation (ICKF). Below is a link where you can view all ICKF dojos around the world.Â Thank you to John Shaw for compiling this information. World Mapping Project >>
1)Â Free yourself from “shoulds” – Live your life on the basis of what is possible for you and what feels right to you instead of what you or others think you “should” do.Â “Shoulds” distract you from identifying and fulfilling our own needs, abilities, interests and personal goals.Â Find out what you want and
Bullying has always been a part of growing up. But how a child deals with it and the repercussions of dealing with bullying have changed dramatically. Incidences of bullying vary in severity. One thing that’s certain is repeated attacks whether verbal, physical, written, or on the internet erode your childâ€™s fragile self-esteem. The CDC linked
We all think in pictures. Many times what we see in our mind translates to what we end up with in reality. The great challenge lies in being ale to control what kind of pictures play in the theater of our mind! What kind of thoughts do you habitually think? What kind of thoughts does
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