Be On Time

Be On Time  Being on time and prepared are important qualities that help you stay on track. It might be impossible to always be on time, but you can still be on time very often. All it takes is a little preparation and foresight, and you can be the first person in your class or […]

Always Smile

Always Smile  We all have tough days from time to time. You may have done poorly on a test at school, had a fight with your friend, or got in trouble with your parents. It’s ok, this is all part of life and any one of these things has the potential of hurting you and […]

Black Belt Habit

Black Belt Habit  As dedicated students of martial arts, you will know that being a black belt is about more than having a black belt. Of course, it’s not just a belt! It is a symbol of the hard work and discipline it took to become a master of martial arts. When you see someone […]

Pick Up Your Belongings

Pick Up Your Belongings Throughout the day, as you pass through your home, school, and various other places, you will use many things. For example, you may play with your video games after school or use special training equipment at the martial arts studio. These things may help you do certain activities, or they may […]

Thank You, and I Love You

Thank You, and I Love You When you do something kind or caring for a loved one, like a sibling or friend, you do it to show them your love and respect. But it is equally important to show them gratitude and appreciation when they do something kind for you, or simply because you want […]

Conflict Resolution

Conflict Resolution Disagreements happen all the time. Wherever you are, whether it’s at school, at home, or even at the martial arts studio, you will likely face a conflict at some point in time. It is important to remember that this is a natural part of life. You can have conflicts with people you love […]

Personal Hygiene

Personal Hygiene We all know hygiene is important. Things like keeping your lunchbox clean or vacuuming your room are both examples of hygienic things to do, so personal hygiene is just another way of being hygienic. Personal hygiene is about keeping your body clean by taking care of it and making sure you are always […]


Organization As you get older and become more mature, you will have more responsibilities, and part of that is learning how to be organized. This means keeping your things in an orderly way and planning your activities or tasks appropriately. Like everything else you will learn about as you get older, it takes a little […]

Respect your Teacher

Respect your Teacher Your education is a very important part of your growth. Teachers are a big part of your life, from your regular schoolteachers to your tutors and martial arts instructors. They help you learn all the things you need to know to succeed in life. Without the hard work and dedication of teachers, […]

Setting Goals

Setting Goals   What Are Goals?  Think about something you want, it can be having something or doing something. For example, winning a martial arts tournament can be a goal, but so could earning a new belt or skill. But not everything you want is a goal. For example, eating meatloaf for dinner or having […]