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  • November Events and News (Last Update November 12th)

    November News and Events (Last Updated: 11/12/18) Movie Night Friday, November 16th from 5:00-7:30 pm $25 Entry Fee We’ll be conducting another movie night event on Friday, November 16th. On this day students will enjoy obstacles courses, games, a movie and be provided food/beverages to enjoy. Students are more than welcome to invite friends and family members to this event and only will cost $25 per person. Any Non-AHTKD Students must sign a waiver to attend this event, which can be obtained at the studio. Black Belt Ceremony November, 17th 2:30 pm We’ll be having our Biannual Black Belt Ceremony on Saturday, November, 17th at 2:30 pm. ....

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  • Enhance Your Self-Discipline #7

    Enhance Your Self-Discipline: “If you win, do not boast of your victory; if you lose, don’t be discouraged. When it is safe, don’t be careless; when it is dangerous, do not fear. Simply continue down the path ahead. -Kano Jigoro Within this quote there are 5 lessons to be learned and reminded of to help you continue pursuing your happiness and fulfillment. Firstly, when we succeed it’s important we don’t allow the victory fool us into believing we’ve reached our highest potential. It can be quite easy to feel completely satisfied with ourselves when we’ve reached our goal. However, you must remind yourself this isn’t the last step, ....

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  • Enhance Your Self-Discipline #6

    Enhance Your Self-Discipline: “An entire sea of water can’t sink a ship unless it gets inside of the ship. Similarly, the negativity of the world can’t put you down unless you allow it to get inside you.” -Goi Nasu Exactly the way we train our bodies to endure and overcome physical pain, we must train our minds to tolerate and prevail negativity. What we consistently think and allow into our minds create the reality we live in. If you repeatedly allow other people’s negative view of the world to influence you, you’ll eventually see the world in the negative light. Life is a lot more productive and pleasant when you have an optimistic view, as ....

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  • Enhance Your Self-Discipline #5

    Enhance Your Self-Discipline: “You have the power to heal your life, and you need to know that. We think so often that we are helpless, but we’re not. We always have power of our minds...Claim and consciously use your power.” -Louise L. Hay We speak and think our own narrative, this is an idea I try to teach my students quite often. Think of your life as your own hero story, the words you speak and the thoughts that conjure in your mind are written in your book. You must be aware of how you think and speak of yourself if you want more control of your life.Start claiming your life by declaring ownership of your mind and body first. Become alive to how you operate ....

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  • August News and Events (Last Updated August 27th 2018)

    August Events and News Color Belt Testing, August 15th 2018 We’ll be hosting another color belt testing on Wednesday, August 15th. Testing papers will be handed out two weeks prior to testing to those students that have earned it. The guaranteed way to earn your testing paper is to show mastery of your forms, kicks, punches and blocks. Also students should show a productive attitude in class, always giving their best effort to improve themselves. We’ll be having three testing times based on your belt level, please check out testing paper for your testing time. Considering testing will be on a Wednesday we will not have class that day. Make-Up Color Belt Testing will ....

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  • Enhance Your Self-Discipline #4

    Enhance Your Self-Discipline: “The secret of change is to focus all of your energy, not on fighting the old, but on building the new.” -Socrates Change is an important factor to improving yourself and the life you’ve earned. If you go about your life doing the same thing and exerting the same amount of effort, you’ll get the same results. There’s a direct connection between the life we have and the routines we go about, if you want change in your life you must change your routine. Be aware of which actions or habits hinder your ability to improve the quality of life you have. For example, if you notice that you’re always in a rush and never seem ....

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  • Enhance Your Self-Discipline #3

    Enhance Your Self-Discipline: “The comfort zone is a psychological state in which one feels familiar, safe, at ease, and secure. You never change your life until you step out of your comfort zone; change beings at the end of your comfort zone.” -Roy T. Bennett To be truly successful in your field of choice you must accept the uneasiness, discomfort, stress and pain you will feel while pursuing your goals. Impulsively we wish we can achieve our goals with ease, safety and comfort, however if that was so than everyone would be successful, happy, rich and fulfilled. The reality about life is that it’s hard, it’s hard to find meaning in life, it’s hard to ....

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  • Enhance Your Self-Discipline #2

    Enhance Your Self-Discipline: “Let the improvement of yourself to keep you so busy you have no time to criticize others.” -Roy T. Bennett It’s quite easy to distract yourself by criticizing others and living through their life because you’re avoiding the responsibilities and goals of your life. The only time you should criticize others is when you’re helping out a loved one and making them realize a mistake they’ve committed. However, you shouldn’t spend your time only on your loved ones. Instead you must commit the most time on improving yourself because when you do, you also enhance the life around you. Remember improvement requires a ....

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  • Enhance Your Self-Discipline #1

    *I'll no longer be posting motivational quotes weekly because I want to emphasize the importance of relying yourself rather than a temporary feeling of inspiration. Instead I'll be posting quotes as a reminder to enhance your self-discipline, to continually train your mind for the long term benefit of your life. Our habits, especially our mental ones are the key factor to having a happy, successful and fulfilled life.* Enhance Your Self-Discipline: “I don’t believe in motivation, I don’t believe that motivation actually exists and I don’t think that it is something that you can cultivate. Motivation is just an emotional component of inspiration, ....

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  • Motivational Quote of the Week: June 18th to the 24th

    Motivational Quote of the Week: “If you wait for everything until you’re sure it’s right, you’ll probably never do much of anything.” -Win Borden One fact we all gotta accept is that there are some experiences we can’t control or avoid. We must learn to adapt and control our reactions to the unpleasantries of life; because the reality is that you’re never gonna feel just right to do things you want to do. Everytime you go about completing your responsibilities, goals or dreams there’ll be an equal amount of good and bad. The sooner you accept the uncomfortable moments in life, the easier it’ll be to achieve what you want. Change ....

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